Image of a painted wall by street artist INTI of two people standing elbow to elbow one looking forward and the other to the side. Both have yellow shirts with leaves that are the same as the background. There is an anatomical red heart on the  outside the clothing of the one looking forward.
Image of a painted wall by street artist INTI of two people standing elbow to elbow one looking forward and the other to the side. Both have yellow shirts with leaves that are the same as the background. There is an anatomical red heart on the  outside the clothing of the one looking forward.
INTI (2015). “Codo a Codo,” Wynwood Walls, Miami. (Photo by the author)

Finding inspiration from across the globe

Melina O’Grady, M.Ed.

Here we are one year into the largest global pandemic in modern history. It’s a multi-faceted pandemic that has revealed as much as it has taken, and this tectonic shift in our daily lives is calling us to respond. Creativity — a nurturing of imaginative thought, movement, and action — is the response we need.

In my circles in education, many people are talking about the need for sweeping change — dismantling, disrupting, and ending practices that have been ineffective, harmful, and racist. Calling for action is not enough. We need imagination and creativity to know how…

Melina O'Grady

Educational leadership and organizational coach, trainer and facilitator, and an occasional writer.

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