My eyes are leaking and I just can’t stop….

March 10, 2016

My eyes are leaking and I just can’t stop…. When I was 12 years old, just 56 days shy of my 13th birthday and that illustrious time of crossing into my teen years and never having to order from the ‘kids” menu again, my grandmother died. I remember her death like it was yesterday. I […]

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Courage and Compassion…what I learned from a group of teens

December 15, 2015

Courage and Compassion…what I learned from a group of teens Wednesday, November 18, 2015. I stood in the back of the room at LACA (Latin American Contemporary Arts) Projects and was absorbed into the magic that unfolded right before my eyes. Peering over me were photos that hung from the celling’s beam of rafters. Black […]

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Rocking my world

November 12, 2015

Rocking my world… I’m often asked the question…what inspires you? The simple truth is people. People who defy human conditions, expectations, stereotypes and the status quo, to expand into their greatness – that is what inspires me most. When asked who inspires you… my answer is simplistically complex – 80 teens, 12 advisors, 3 staff […]

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Connecting the Dots: A Dream Unfolding

September 29, 2015

Steve Jobs once said “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.” We often have no idea where a “dot” (I call these situations and experiences) will lead us. That was my case in March of 2009. Dot # 1 – March 2009 I met Playing for Others Founder […]

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