|One of my favorite Poets|
1. Our lives have meaning.
2. We are all creative.
3. Creative expression empowers us.
4. We are good at heart.
5. Life is an adventure to be lived, not a problem to be solved.
6. Change is an inside job.
7. Diversity is a resource.
8. We thrive when we feel supported.
9. We each have the power to make change.
10. The challenges of our time require intergenerational collaboration.
This article is from YES! Magazine, a national, nonprofit media organization that fuses powerful ideas with practical actions. Adapted from Catch the Fire: An Art-Full Guide to Unleashing the Creative Power of Youth, Adults and Communities by Peggy Taylor and Charlie Murphy for Education Uprising, the Spring 2014 issue of YES! Magazine.