At this year’s awesome George Brown College Labour Fair Conference, I (Jessica Bell) gave a presentation that outlined five things I wish I knew when I first became politically active. What do you think of what I’ve learned? What have you learned that [...]
On Jan. 26, 2012, thirty folks sat in a circle and shared what they were most passionate about – bicycles, pets, potlucks, green energy, climate change, gender rights, First Nations solidarity, changing the world.
But passion without limits can lead to burn-out. We’re all susceptible. [...]
This article was written by Occupy organizer, Cheyenna Weber. It’s a nice read. Thank you for writing this essay Cheyenna. For those in Toronto Tools for Change is hosting a workshop on avoiding activist burnout on Thursday January 26th, 6.30pm – 8.30pm.