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Melody Lenhardt

Spring 2021 April Ann's ESR 140!

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 171 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    2
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    80
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    2
    public officials or leaders
    contacted

Melody's Actions

Co-Creating Living Peace

Practice Gratitude For Earth

I will spend 180 minute(s) per day outside, practicing gratitude (prayer, meditation, journaling, etc.) for Earth and the nature surrounding me.

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Co-Creating Living Peace

Happiness

I will write down three things every day that I am grateful for, or send one email every day thanking or praising someone.

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Co-Creating Living Peace

Becoming a Change Agent

Using the guidelines on page 113, I will construct a vision board of my own ideas about how I will act for change and then share it with my group.

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Understanding Systems through Conflict Transformation

Volunteer in My Community

I will volunteer 2 hours this week to help refugees or others affected by violence to feel more comfortable or get the resources they need in my community.

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Understanding Systems through Conflict Transformation

Advocate for Socially Responsible Practices

This week, I will contact 2 of my favorite companies or local businesses to advocate for socially responsible practices.

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Understanding Systems through Conflict Transformation

Talk To My Friends and Colleagues

I will research peace and justice issues that affect my community and tell 2 friends and/or colleagues each day about what I learn.

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Understanding Systems through Conflict Transformation

Pay Attention to Current Events

I will observe local, national, and international news each day this week through a conflict resolution lens.

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Understanding Systems through Conflict Transformation

Track My Purchases

I will keep a journal of all my purchases this week and research their impact on conflicts and social justice.

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Justice for the Whole Community

Meet My Local Farmers

I will visit my nearest farm to find out who produces my food, and will learn about the quality of life of those who produce my food in other regions of the world to make better choices when I shop.

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Justice for the Whole Community

Define Justice

Using the guidelines on page 46, I will work with my group to draft a two to three sentence definition of justice that we can agree to use for the rest of this course.

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Justice for the Whole Community

Support Native Communities

I will use the resource links provided and spend 20 minutes learning about the native populations that lived in my area prior to colonization, and what I can do to support those that still exist.

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Justice for the Whole Community

Support A Sharing Economy

I will create or support a sharing economy with family, friends, and neighbors.

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Justice for the Whole Community

REDUCE MY FOOTPRINT

I will calculate my ecological footprint and talk with my family or roommates about way we can reduce our negative enviromental impact.

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Justice for the Whole Community

Learn About Local Environmental Justice Concerns

I will spend 1 minutes researching environmental justice concerns in my region, their causes, and local initiatives to address these concerns.

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Peace Talks

Recognize Manipulative Communication Tactics

This week, I will spend 60 minutes learning more about gaslighting, tone policing, and/or microaggressions so that I can avoid them in my own communication.

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Peace Talks

Practice Listening

This week, I will practice intentionally listening to 2 people I disagree with or do not share common experience with.

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Peace Talks

Communicate Constructively

I will use the communication methods I read about this week to practice effective, compassionate, and nonviolent communication with someone I interact with regularly: my roommate, my parents, my co-work, my partner, my classmates, or my children.

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One-Time Action

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