Displacing activism? The impact of international service trips on understandings of social change

This article published in 2011 in the journal Education, Citizenship and Social Justice was co-authored by Chinook Center founding board member and treasurer Jonathan Christiansen. The relationship between service work and activism continues to interest him. Article abstract: This article reports key findings from in-depth interviews with undergraduate students returning from international service trips (ISTs). Read more about Displacing activism? The impact of international service trips on understandings of social change[…]

Co-working and Capacity Building for Progressive Change Organizations – Some Preliminary Findings

Literature on co-working and capacity building of grassroots organizations provides evidence that the model proposed by the Chinook Center is viable as a transformative project for the Pikes Peak Region. In this post, I’ll share some of the background research that supports our vision. Co-working Space as Social Infrastructure Co-working spaces have risen in popularity Read more about Co-working and Capacity Building for Progressive Change Organizations – Some Preliminary Findings[…]