"We had a wonderful Illinois Art of Hosting community of practice day on May 23, 2013 in Chicago. We were joined by stewards Chris Corrigan, Kathy Jourdain, and Teresa Posakony and hosted by locals Lina Cramer, Kevin Johnson, Renee Jackson, and…"
keep up the great work. I can't wait to present some of this work with Chicago Public Schools. They can certainly use your expertise, and it will give us an opportunity to practice together."
How did you learn about Art of Hosting (please add the date and place) and what attracted you to it?
I learned about Art of Hosting in November 2007 when I met Nancy Fritsche Eagan and Teresa Posakony at the Pegasus Conference in Seattle. I attended my first AoH in St. Petersburg Florida in November of 2008. I have called 2 Art of Hostings in Illinois - March 2009 and May 2010 focused on Sustaining Healthy Communities so that Children Youth and Families Thrive. They have been phenomenally positive! We will host a third AoH in Chicago in Spring of 2011.
What is the primary field/topic/focus in your hosting work?
My work focuses generally on Family and Community strengthening.
Where do you live/work?
I live in Evanston IL and work throughout Illinois.