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Mapping Take-Aways – Part 6 of an Interview with Aldo de Moor

Part 6 of an Interview with Aldo de Moor Reflecting On Our Discussions It’s been over two years since my original interview with Aldo. That one interview was so rich, it generated six blog posts and an abiding friendship. We’ve met online semi-monthly ever since that first great conversation, to talk about our projects, challenges,…

A Co-Inspirational Feed-Back Loop with Eugene Cooke

Eugene Cooke is an Agroecologist and urban farmer with experience from California to Kenya. He’s the founder of Grow Where You Are, is currently located in Atlanta and is focused on food sovereignty.  He’s also a member of a relatively large network funded and convened by one of our mapping clients. Meaning – he’s in…

It Takes a Social System to Map a Social System

It Needs to Be a True Collaboration Social System Mapping is an art more than a science. It’s an art that entails a process that starts with understanding the purpose or aims of a collaborative/action/intentional network, learning what kinds of other- and systemic- awareness would amplify the network’s ability to learn and act together, translating…