Would the world be different?


If I had retired this week at age 65, would the world look different?  A reflection by Volunteer Executive Director Susan Adele Huizenga ‘Social’ Work Story This week I had the pleasure of meeting a Social Work Graduate Student at a Middlesex County Candidates Forum focused on Housing. We chatted about how we each became … Continue reading Would the world be different?

Building muscles with story circles (or, overcoming lazy brain bias)


Collaboration – getting people to share information and co-create solutions is critical to a healthy community’s success. However, it is not always easy to achieve. Our biases impact how we form first impressions, decide who to work with, whose ideas we listen to, determine who we provide opportunities to, and more. Bias can cause us … Continue reading Building muscles with story circles (or, overcoming lazy brain bias)