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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


Community: The Structure of Belonging -Peter Block

Coalition Politics -Bernice Johnson Reagon


The Cherokee Word for Water


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


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


Stewardship: Choosing Service Over Self Interest -Peter Block

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


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.