Generosity for the Overwhelmed and Apt-to-Forget

December 17, 2021By Lisa Barrow

I’d like to think that giving doesn’t have to be a grand year-end gesture. There are lovely, simple, easy-peasy things we can do now and throughout the year that add up to a big impact. Grand gestures and year-end donations, when we have the means, are still fantastic, but it’s perfectly legitimate to practice generosity and fill in the gaps through a mindful approach to our everyday, capitalism-driven lives.

Tear Off Your Blinders and Demand Justice for George Floyd

May 30, 2020By Peri

I can hear echoes of the voices I heard all through my childhood from the white suburbanites who like clockwork are now, I’m 100% certain, talking about looting or fires or welfare moms or any of the long list of tropes they always short-circuit to, when POC demand justice.

Shared from the EFF: The Revolution and Slack

December 13, 2019By Peri

Political times are crazy and I can’t keep up, but feel it’s more important than ever to share useful information and network with others who are worried about the United States’ descent into authoritarianism. I’m following developments and watching the impeachment proceedings when I can, and want to make a focused effort on turning what … Read More

Unepisode: Peri & Ruth’s Unconference Recap

November 1, 2019By Peri

The Unconference of educational and networking events serving Albuquerque’s creative workers is growing into a powerful model for how to engage, serve and support a robust creative community.

New Guide at my Bookstore: DIY Strategic Plan Kit

June 28, 2019By Peri

I created the DIY Strategic Plan Kit for all the folks out there (and I know many of them well) who want to get their nonprofit’s poop in a scoop with some basic planning. My kit will get you started with an easy, flexible template.

Donation Wish List for May 10 Event

April 24, 2019By Peri

UPDATE: Donation organizers just let me know they are specifically in need of pharmacy-type items. See updated list below. It’d be great if you could bring any of the items below to the event Friday May 10. Best time to bring donations will be from 6-9pm. #TIA Hey friends! As many of you know, there … Read More

Thanks for the Vertigo, 2018

December 31, 2018By Peri

To me, the new year feels like a precipice moment that’s both exhilarating and a bit nauseating, as I continue to digest the hugeness of recent political developments and the dizzying, mind-bending unknown of what is yet to come.