Monthly Archives: June 2011

Welcome to my world…

Questions I’ve been investigating:

  • How to make politics interesting?
  • How to protect the Commons?
  • What is the value of creativity?
  • What are the connections between imagination, culture and creativity and economic development and social change?

Work I’m currently engaged in:

Dear Members of the International Olympic Committee – Emails from the No Games Chicago Campaign

Services I offer:

  • Ideation and creative strategic planning for breakthrough insight for businesses and nonprofit organizations
  • Community and economic development for neighborhoods and cities
  • Stop privatization. fight Mega Projects. Creative community organizing.
  • Keynote presentations, workshops and training on creativity and social change, the politics of creativity, the artist as leader, why YOU should run for local office.

Classes I’m teaching:


Tom To Teach “Community Organizing 201” @ CommuniTeach

Tom will be teaching “Community Organizing 201” for CommuniTeach on Wednesday, July 13 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Bucktown Public Library. This is for people who have already taken a workshop with Tom or who have experience organizing. We will take a few examples of current organizing efforts and brainstorm for ways to help. Register online at CommuniTeach,