By Sam Killermann
Adding a little silver lining to the storm cloud that is 2017.
It would create a problematic power relationship, add to a specific problem we’re trying to solve, and is simply beyond our capacity.
You’re probably thinking “Oh no! I didn’t get The Safe Zone Project a present.” Awkward. We know. But we were prepared.
If you’re looking for a few ways to up your facilitation game, look no further.
How to redirect a someone in a social justice conversation without shutting them down
The importance of responding to the group’s needs, checking in with individual members, and how to pick up what they’re putting down
Responding to the request to speak on behalf of all [blank] people
The importance of putting your personal spin on any curriculum you facilitate
Exploring the concept of identity from an important perspective: when it matters more, and when it goes unnoticed
A few suggestions for small improvements and additions (but an overall major thumbs up!) to a great Buzzfeed article about trans* people.
Between It’s Pronounced Metrosexual, Gamers Against Bigotry, and A Guide to Gender, Sam has his hand in a lot of pots. Here he explains why he added this one to the stovetop.
We’ll be here sooner than you know it. Stay tuned!