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Reading and Video List for the First Half of the 2017-19 Friday Fellowship

Thursday, July 5, 2018   (0 Comments)
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As a part of Wildacres Leadership Initiative's efforts to open the doors of leadership development to all North Carolinians, the William C. Friday Fellowship for Human Relations is pleased to share this supplemental reading and video list from the first half of the current Friday Fellowship curriculum.

Prepared as a series of six seminars, the 2017-2019 Friday Fellowship provides class members with considerable supplemental reading materials between seminars.  The majority of these materials are available publicly for purchase via a quick internet search, at a library, or through a local bookstore.

To share in the first half of learning and themes from the 2017-2019 Friday Fellowship class, please consider the list below.

 

Seminar 1 Theme: Building Our Learning Community

Readings:

Community: The Structure of Belonging -Peter Block

Coalition Politics -Bernice Johnson Reagon

Video:

The Cherokee Word for Water

 

Seminar 2 Theme: How Systems Live in Us/How We Change Systems

Readings:

The Will to Change -bell hooks

Sisters of the Yam -bell hooks

The Fifth Discipline -Peter Senge

Leadership and the New Science -Margaret Wheatley

 

Seminar 3 Theme: Mastering Complexity

Readings:

Stewardship: Choosing Service Over Self Interest -Peter Block

The Practice of Adaptive Leadership -Ronald Heifetz, Alexander Grashow, Marty Linksy

Video:

Fundi: The Story of Ella Baker

 

As you may notice, the organization's social media channels often provide brief items directly related to or drawn from the curricular material.  Follow our social media channels for some bite-sized -- and shareable -- bits of the current fellowship study.

We believe all are leaders, and all can share in the work to build a stronger community.


Wildacres Leadership Initiative is connected with Wildacres Retreat, Little Switzerland, NC.