Reflecting Back to Shine Forward

Amy Bloom Connolly shares a poem she wrote back in 2007 that evokes an invitation to transformation worthy of our attention and intentions as we step into this new year.

Transforming Lives, Shifting Culture

We are thrilled to be equipping the staff of various city agencies this year with mindfulness tools that lower their stress levels and help them maintain focus and calm in challenging situations. The Baltimore Station Executive Director commented, “I was struck by the openness and increased introspection among the staff. With SHINE, we created a space … so that regardless of staff position, they all began to relate positively to one another.”