The New Mentality

Faces from our community: Jasmine Mwanaisha Ali

Faces from our community: Jasmine Mwanaisha Ali

A third entry in our series to hightlight the contributions of our members. Jasmine Mwanaisha Ali has been a vibrant member of YSI's community for almost two years, and we are humbled by all that she has offered. In that Spirit, she has written the following reflection on her growth through the collaborative and the promise of maintaining a heart-led practice for social change that starts with our immediate relationships.

YSI says goodbye (for now) to Cathy Dyer

YSI says goodbye (for now) to Cathy Dyer

This month, the YSI collaborative bids a warm goodbye to Cathy Dyer, one of our "aunties" who has stewarded the network since our inception in 2009. Our coordinator Chris Lee offers his reflections and appreciation for the heart and soul Cathy has given to YSI over the years.

 

Learning about Developmental Evaluation

Learning about Developmental Evaluation

As part of the our efforts to begin tracking the value and impact of the YSI Collaborative, 14 YSI Core Team members are practicing how to apply the emerging practice of developmental evaluation (DE) to our ongoing learning as a community. Here we reflect on where we've been so far.