An Update and a Poem

By Graham Meltzer (CCC19 in-house focaliser) and Stephanie Mines (CCC19 conference convener). Update Dear readers, we are acutely aware that we have not posted to this blog for several weeks. To our 300+ followers and 3000+ visitors per month, we apologise. For two years, we set quite a blistering pace, posting weekly or fortnightly, more … Continue reading An Update and a Poem


By conference convener,¬†Stephanie Mines. Returning the other day to the US after three months in Europe I went first to the Sandy River and the Oxbow Reserve near my home in Oregon. Gratitude inundated me as I entered the shelter of the ancient trees. My steps were soft on the cushioned layers that carpet every … Continue reading THE ARTISTS OF CCC19


By conference convener, Stephanie Mines. In March 2017 the Washington Post reported that a group of high school students in Kansas, working on an article for their campus newspaper, discovered that their newly hired principal was misrepresenting her credentials. While some were initially incredulous, the voices of the young journalists ultimately prevailed and the woman … Continue reading LISTENING TO YOUTH