TEDxHGSE:  Social Justice Leadership in Living Systems

In April 2014, I had the opportunity to present at TEDx HSGE (the Harvard Graduate School of Education, my alma mater).  The ten minute
talk was entitled Social Justice Leadership in Living Systems, and it addressed the Separation Exercise research that is the focus of my book Race and Social Change: A Quest, A Study, A Call to Action.  

 

Articles and Blog Posts

Over the years, my writing about leadership has appeared in publications including Fast Company, the Harvard Business Review, and the Huffington Post.  Here's a sample of my articles and blog posts:

Confronting the Shadow in Politics (New Politics Leadership Academy Blog, October 2018)
It's About Leadership:  How New Politics Seeks to Transform American Politics (Huffington Post, June 2017)
We're Asking Again:  Do You Feel Called to Enter the Arena?  (Huffington Post, January 2017)
Why Politics in America is Failing...And What We Can Do About It (Huffington Post, September 2016)
Why Leadership Development & National Service Must Remain Connected (City Year Blog, January 2015)
How to Solve a Complex Issue in 90 Minutes (Fast Company, January 2015)
Developing Leaders on a Moving Train (Huffington Post, May 2013)
How to Change the World:  A Breakthrough Idea from the Front Lines (Huffington Post, March 2012)
On Heroes, Civic Leaders, and Social Change:  Reflections on Black History Month (Huffington Post, February 2012)
21st Century Leadership:  It's All About Values (Harvard Business Review, May 2010)

Podcasts
City Year Podcast:  Race, Social Change, and National Service
Visions of Education Episode #37: Leadership Development and the Importance of Space.
This Year and Beyond (The unofficial podcast about AmeriCorps):  Episode #21
Rise Up Radio: Episode #135
Mentalligence Radio: Episode #4

Radio Interviews (partial list)

“Race and Social Change: Science and Spirit”, Northern Spirit Radio, May 24th, 2019
”The Morning Show with Greg Berg”, WTGD, Kinosha Wisconsin, March 22nd 2019
Keeping Democracy Alive with Burt Cohen”, WSCA, New Hampshire, March 21st 2019
Ideasphere: A Platform for Today’s Voices”, PRX, San Louis Obispo California, March 25th, 2019
”The Tom Sumner Show”, WFOV, Flint Michigan, March 26th, 2019
“The Jefferson Exchange”, WJPR, Oregon Washington, March 6th 2019
”Wade’s World”, WAMF, New Orleans Louisiana, May 3rd, 2019

Academic Publications

New Directions for Youth Development:  Youth Leadership (Jossey-Bass, 2006)
I served as co-editor of this journal issue and contributed a chapter entitled "Exploring Youth Leadership in Theory and Practice."

The Handbook for Teaching Leadership (Sage, 2011)
I contributed a chapter entitled "City Year: Developing Idealistic Leaders Through National Service."

Creative Social Change:  Leadership for a Healthy World (Emerald Group, 2016)
Together with co-author Jill Huffnagel, we contributed a chapter entitled "Strengthening Communities Through Adaptive Leadership:  A Case Study of the Kansas Leadership Center and the Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center."