Program Archive

Resilient and thoughful leadership is often grounded in the stories and poems that help us make sense of our challenges, find strength, and approach one another across our differences.

  • Prayer of Approach
    A Prayer of Approach from the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education approach used to create the space for honest, open dialogue and collaboration
  • Recipe for Resilience
    A collective poem written by the participants of Forum 2012 in Detroit, MI
  • Leading From Within
    A book of "Poetry that Sustains the Courage to Lead" compiled by Samuel Intrator (KNFP-14)

These are only a few of the Poems that inspire our Fellows—

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wdydwyd is a community-art and leadership project—Tony Deifell (KNLP-16) invited his colleagues in the Kellogg Fellowship to reflect on what motivates them to follow their personal and professional paths by answering the question, "Why do you do what you do?"

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On the day of Will Keith Kellogg’s birth, April 7th, Kellogg Fellows around the world showed their gratitude by investing their time and resources into their communities to continue W.K. Kellogg’s legacy of investing in others.

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Today, the Humanitarian Action Fund has raised $20,000 and is awarding small grants to organizations and Fellows working on-the-ground to make a differece in the lives of children facing these issues. Grants are awarded based on the recognized values of humanity, responsiveness, feasibility and interdependence.

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KFLA's Latin American & Caribbean Forum FORO is a program that provides a practical opportunity for the participants to engage in meaningful dialogues and activities to assist in the creation of powerful network connections intended to last.

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KFLA’s “Let’s Walk” Health Initiative encourages more walking and increases walkable communities. Physical inactivity is a leading cause of death and is a major risk factor form chronic diseases and several different cancers.

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This gathering will bring together what is often viewed as divergent approaches to working on equity and healing between races and ethnicities. There is a body of work that focuses on racial equity -  policy, systems, data and advocacy (aka "the head work") -  as well as work that focuses on racial healing - personal impact, stories, feelings, and transformation (aka "the heart work").

Liderazgo, Transformación y Acción Colectiva: estableciendo colaboraciones de impacto

CAN founders Steve Gliessman (Kellogg Fellow, KNFP-06) and Roberta (Robbie) Jaffe will lead a 9-day AgroEco® Tour in the tropical highlands of Nicaragua this January. The central goal of the course is for participants to learn what is behind their cup of coffee—from the farm families to the cooperatives, processing of the beans, and the landscape and environment.

explore cultures and places
through the eyes of the experiential traveler

The gathering will convene leaders from the Kellogg Fellows network and the Annie E. Casey Fellows to frame a new paradigm for how society talks about and approaches these dynamic issues.

Using six community case studies developed by the International Centre for Local and Regional Development in Ireland, fellows and emerging Irish community leaders met from May 4-8, 2010 to share their experiences and perspectives, glean knowledge from each other, and think deeply about how to develop sustainable leadership for community.  The multi-disciplinary background of the participants distinguished the gathering.

Forum in Washington, D.C. was a grand success. Participants and those that wish they could have made it can now access all the pictures, videos and materials from the four-day event.
Join a national equity movement
to catalyze community level action that asks: "How can our community heal and move forward?"
Thank you

for making Forum 2012 such a powerful experience