Ubumama is an arts-based partnership founded in 2004 by Imagine Chicago, the
White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood and Create Africa South in Durban in
conversation with the World Health Organization. Its mission is to raise
awareness and mobilize community engagement to save the lives of the nearly
600,000 women a year now dying preventable deaths in childbirth, almost all in
the developing world...
Global Imagine Projects
The Imagine movement has spread to over 70 projects in more than 20 countries
spanning 6 continents and continues to grow"...
The Taos Institute is a community of
scholars and practitioners concerned with the social processes for constructing
knowledge and human value. The Taos Institute is committed to exploring,
developing and disseminating ideas and practices that promote creative,
appreciative and collaborative processes in families, communities and
organizations, including Appreciative Inquiry. It achieves its educational ends
through conferences, workshops, publications, a PhD program, a distance learning
program, newsletters, and web-based offerings...
Celebration of Imagination
Imagine Chicago hosted its first international Imagination Celebration in September 2002, in conjunction with its 10-year anniversary. The six-day event connected intergenerational Imagine project teams, ranging in age from 17 to 91, from Chile, England, Denmark, Sweden, Scotland, Kenya, Serbia, South Africa, Israel, Nepal, India, Singapore, Australia, Canada and the U.S. Participants shared tools and approaches that create hopeful futures for organizations and communities, and experienced new ways of building fruitful global-local learning exchanges... more