k+r’s culture-shifting processes are rooted in emergent strategy⏤growing and managing complex systems and being in right relationship with one another. To start exploring more: 

One of the mainstream cultures that everyone in the U.S. is affected and impacted by is white supremacy culture, which fosters both a false sense of urgency and action-bias. However, the process of shifting consciousnesses and cultures takes time. To start exploring more:

Language around equity, justice, and liberation is evolving. If you’re looking for vocabulary or terminology guidelines:

k+r resolutely believes “never a failure, always a lesson,” which opposes how accountability and “mistakes” are framed and received in U.S. culture. To start exploring more:

Three books we recommend:

  • Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
  • Pleasure Activism by adrienne maree brown
  • Beyond Survival by Ejeris Dixon and Leah Lakshmi Pipezna-Samarasinha

More resources to come. If you’d like to suggest some to us, drop us a note.