Ideas and Musings

Inclusion and Exclusion in Community

Recently, about 25 of us came together to discuss community, specifically, the issues of inclusion and exclusion. Our goal was to come together to learn more about the issue, witness the feelings and stories of each other and to come up with ideas about how to deal with it. Many feelings, stories and ideas came up over the 3 hours. Sandy Broberg graciously let me have a copy of her notes and I was going to write a summary of those feelings, stories and ideas, but instead was called to write an essay using said feelings, stories and ideas. No one is named, no one is quoted. The frame of reference is my own so please allow for that. The…

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