The Breaking Project

CHOOSING RADICAL CHANGE

An Evolving Anthology

 

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by Molly Mac Dougall
Sep 10 2013 - 2:08pm
by Van Le
Sep 2 2013 - 9:03am
Learning from the Past of Fear, Ivana Evans

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As a child, I hungered for power and influence, like I suppose many of the children in my impoverished hometown.  I heard of children attempting to obtain such power through stealing and killing.  But I knew that wasn’t the type of power I wanted.

Feels of Time

Rumour has it that time goes in a cycle . . . 

I Break A Lot, Wil Franklin

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... after a life of breaking with old ways, old friends and relationships, with home, with roots, with dreams, what does one become?  What does one fall back on? What is my shape, my color, my default?

Project Empowerment: A Video Documentary of Process and Reflection, Ivana Evans

Ivana's piece, "Project Empowerment," is a five-part video documentary in which she reflects upon and processes the experience of making her skin condition visible.

Making Amends: Ringing the Bells That Still Can Ring, Marsha Rosenzweig Pincus

I couldn’t take my eyes off the words as they appeared on the screen. It was as if they were written in a secret code I had seen my entire life but only now, in this instant, could I decipher.

Breaking: A Life Story in 10 Fragments, Anne Dalke

But I was after the truth, which impels me...in the searches I conduct both in my classes and in student conferences. That is the cause of my questioning, unremitting, my refusal of complacency, my insistence that, hard and deep as we may dig, we will never, ever get to the bottom.

Contents So Far . . .

Been a Long Time Leaving, Rob Goldberg
Walking Poem, Alice Lesnick and Emma Wipperman
Breaking Down, Samantha Matinez
Untitled, Jessye Cohen-Dan
Hungry Ghosts, Jody Cohen
Truth and Power in Education, Bharath Vallabha
Breaking in Six Degrees, Hallie Garrison