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John Cary
Papa, writer, speaker, photographer, coach, author, Senior Program Officer, Co-founder, VW Bus driver, etc.
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Courtney Martin Apr 19
White kids like I was have been taught that equality is simply a matter of getting all the best stuff for people of color, or poor people, too, rather than reckoning with the notion that equality may actually require white, rich kids to have less.
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Courtney Martin Apr 18
Loving podcast interview on creativity w/ :
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Architects DCA Apr 17
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TED Talks Apr 14
It's our shared spaces, the places that we recognize as communal — public walkways, parks, gardens, infrastructure — that create our sense of unity and shared memory, says .
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John Cary Apr 14
“We need to be forced to come to terms with the memory of place.” —Walter Hood of at
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John Cary Apr 14
“Why do we have to have cataclysmic events to be empathetic?” —Walter Hood of at
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John Cary Apr 13
Love it: There is a line for the men’s room at . See here:
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TED Talks Apr 12
"Free solo climbing plays out in the mind. Staying calm and performing at your best, when you know that any mistake could mean death, requires a certain kind of mindset." on climbing El Capitan in Yosemite National Park without a rope
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John Cary Apr 12
“Architecture doesn’t just answer a need, but also desires, dreams, and aspirations." --Renzo Piano of at
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John Cary Apr 12
“Architecture is the built expression of societal changes." --Renzo Piano of at
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John Cary Apr 12
“Architecture at the end is the art of making buildings--meaning shelter for human beings.” --Renzo Piano of at
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John Cary Apr 11
Big day: officially launches at 5pm PST / 8pm EST at . This very special session—with 7 incredible speakers—will be live-streamed for free, so tune in! et al
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John Cary Apr 5
Excited to announce "FRESH: Live"--a new, day-long event, showcasing leading voices from and other special guests. Early-bird registration is now open. Learn more at
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John Cary Apr 4
A few of the generous partners shaping The Audacious Project: Big thanks, , , , , , , et al, and especially to & .
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John Cary Apr 4
The Audacious Project has already funded 7 projects with over $250M in funding. Learn more about the projects and how you can help, one week from today. We’ll be livestreaming a special session from next week’s TED Conference — at 5pm PST on April 11, 2018.
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John Cary Apr 4
BIG news, just announced: "The Audacious Project -- A New Model to Inspire Change at Scale.” cc:
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Skoll Foundation Apr 2
We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the 2018 Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship. Huge congratulations to !🏆
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Allison Arieff Mar 29
My dad was a vet & then spent over 30 years as a doctor at the V.A. providing care to so many in need. I don't normally tweet about veteran's affairs but the firing of David J. Shulkin is a travesty. Read his Op-Ed 'Privatizing the V.A. Will Hurt Veterans'
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John Cary Mar 27
Thanks to for hosting me to talk about , my recent book w/ , and the work of great examples like , , et al. Always love being at the SPUR Urban Center. More on Design for Good here:
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tonyta Mar 27
I don’t think I can ever look at a TuffShed the same way again. Great talk about dignity in design by at
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