Move to End Violence is a 10-year initiative designed to strengthen our collective capacity to end violence against girls and women in the United States.

Blog: On the Move

Be The Buffalo. (Part II)

By Marissa Tirona | August 21, 2014

In my previous blog, I introduced the idea of “Adaptive Leadership” as a “practice of mobilizing people to tackle tough challenges and thrive.” There are many concepts from the adaptive leadership framework which leaders and organizations have found useful as they navigate the complex environments in which they work.

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Be The Buffalo.

By Marissa Tirona | August 19, 2014

Cows run away from the storm while the buffalo charges toward it – and gets through it quicker.  Whenever I’m confronted with a tough challenge, I do not prolong the torment, I become the buffalo. – Wilma Mankiller

Part 1: The weather forecast predicts stormy weather. For quite a while.

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Self-Care: Taking Care of Others by Taking Care of Yourself

By Marissa Tirona | July 16, 2014

When we are able to build
Open spaces
In the same way
We have learned
To pile on logs,
Then we come to see how
It is fuel, and the absence of fuel
Together, that make fire possible.

- Excerpted from “Fire” by Judy Brown

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Stress less. Your work is bigger than you.

By Stacy Kono | June 30, 2014

It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win.We must love each other and support each other.We have nothing to lose but our chains.” ~ Assata Shakur

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Moving Beyond Our Survivor Story

By sujin lee | June 25, 2014

We lost an amazing visionary, teacher, artist, activist, and leader in Dr. Maya Angelou. In addition to being all these things, she was a survivor of childhood sexual abuse who was able to heal and accomplish great things. Dr. Angelou knew that her purpose in this life was not merely to survive, but to move beyond her survivor story so she could thrive, fulfill her destiny, and leave an inspiring legacy for future generations.

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