I'm committed to offering my perspectives about community well-being and sharing stories I have learned from neighbors, partners, and fellow advocates. Check out some of the places my work has been recognized!
2021 Peace Builder Award
Deep gratitude to the Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center (WDRC) for celebrating my digital storytelling work at their 18th Annual Peace Builder Awards! I was one of 6 local advocates selected for creating community change. Woo hoo!
Want to watch a truly inspiring community awards celebration? Click here to feel all the warm & fuzzies!
Bellingham Alive Magazine
What a fun honor to be featured as a local game changer in the 2021 June/July issue of Bellingham Alive! The article highlights my passion for creating space to share stories and how digital storytelling can be used as an important process and tool to advance social justice work.
Interviewer: Ben Leschensky, Photographer: Amanda Norenberg
Salish Current Interview
Check out my thoughts on the importance of government follow-up when engaging with community members in this January 15, 2021 Salish Current article.
Interviewer: Stella Harvey
Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Award
Thank you to the Unity Committee and Terrance Morris for this amazing community-building award issued to me and other fabulous leaders in January 2019. One of the most fun nights I've had in Bellingham!
Network for Childhood Well-being Blog
I shared a blog post called "Our Journey in Centering Family Voices" that highlights the many layers and lessons learned in establishing a family-centered approach to co-creating community change. Check out this 3-minute read on the Network of Opportunity for Child Well-being web site! December 5, 2019