I'm very fortunate that my spouse, Tim, is also a member of our CAP cohort. This enabled us to partner on our practicum, which we presented at the First Unitarian Church of Hobart (IN) on March 29 to about 20 participants.
We'd put a lot of time into preparation, and it appeared to pay off as participants were interested and engaged. Materials, including slides and handouts, the "What is wealth" exercise, and much participation and discussion led to a vibrant session. Our biggest constraint was limited time (an hour). Future sessions may focus on the second module of slides (culture and history leading to the current dominator society) as the group appeared particularly interested in this, but time did not allow this focus.
Next steps may include the above (presentation utilizing module two slides), but I'm also looking to pursue an area that connects to my own situation as part of a caregiving team for my aging mom. I'm therefore exploring hosting a gathering of others who are also caregivers to aging parents/others with the intention of, along with connecting and providing support, raising awareness of the incomplete economic map that leaves out caregiving, and brainstorming/advocating toward encouraging awareness that leads to change--real valuing of