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July 12, 2018

Loving Action: July 2018 Newsletter

Featuring news about the Free Immigrant Families Fund, an interview with Jules LeDrew, a podcast with David Korten, and more!

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July 11, 2018

Food and Medicine: Spotlight on Jules LeDrew

I caught Westgarden Steward Jules LeDrew at work, and interviewed her while we transplanted romaine lettuce starts. Here’s our conversation.

—Marnie Jackson

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May 14, 2018

Gratitude | May 2018 Newsletter

In this issue, 2017 Gratitude Report announced; GiveBIG coming up; Land Steward position opening; and more!

 

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May 2, 2018

Land Stewardship Position Opening

Land Steward Position Description

Posted May 2, 2018

The Whidbey Institute is seeking a qualified Land Steward to fill a 35-hour per week position and to be responsible for care and management of the landscape, gardens, forest and wetlands, and 3.5 miles of public trails. They will work with volunteers and service learning groups and will be responsible for land-based community engagement and learning. Read More →

Learning from the Land 2018 Event Series

To learn more about registering for any event in the series, email info@whidbeyinstitute.org. Read More →

From Our Community

These resources are offered by Senior Fellows of the Whidbey Institute or other close members of our community, and are not produced by the Whidbey Institute.

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PODCAST BY COMMUNITY MEMBER JOEL DEJONG
Conversations with the curious, compassionate, and courageous co-creators of our desired and emerging future, inspired in part by encounters and inquiries at the Whidbey Institute.

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BLOG BY SENIOR FELLOW JOHN PALKA
Walking through nature with a neuroscientist who loves plants and ponders big questions.

Nature’s Depths


BOOKS BY SENIOR FELLOWS SHARON DALOZ PARKS AND LARRY PARKS DALOZ

Leadership Can Be Taught  “A doorway into the classroom of Harvard’s leadership virtuoso Ronald Heifetz and his colleagues—and an approach to adaptive leadership that responds to the challenges of our more complex and changing world.”

Common Fire  “Revealing how we become committed, and sustain our commitment, to the common good in the face of moral ambiguity, daunting complexity, and frequent discouragement.”

Big Questions, Worthy Dreams  “How mentors and mentoring environments will play a vital role in the potential transformations of thinking, feeling, and networks of belonging that are harbored within emerging adults.”

Mentor  “A practical, engaging exploration of mentoring in adult higher education and its power to transform learning.”

Leadership for the New Commons