John Cleese – A lecture on creativity

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Thirteen minutes of John Cleese! On being creative!

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Michael Kruse’s TED talk on the future of storytelling

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“People sometimes say to me, ‘I just want the facts.’ ‘Just the facts, please, just the facts.’… And these people are liars.”
Michael Kruse, staff writer at the Tampa Bay Times

The Way Home: Returning to the National Parks

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“Although our national parks belong to all Americans, it’s a sad fact that very few people of color ever set foot in some of our country’s most beautiful places.”

We watched this multimedia piece by the National Parks Conservation Association in my visual journalism class today. Not only is it an example of a well done video, it’s also about so many things I love — history, social justice, nature, healing. And it’s illuminating for me as a TRiP leader, because our outdoor adventure organization struggles to attract people of color and other people historically marginalized for various reasons.
Learn more about efforts to bring more diverse visitors to the parks.