Re-imagining is a place for people who believe that the stories of the Modern world no longer sustain us, bringing us to brink of catastrophe – ecologically, economically, spiritually. Our troubles cannot be solved merely through technology, or even politics; rather, we need to re-imagine what it means to be human. We seek new stories, new poetics, new ideas – and we put our ideas and stories into action. This work requires the wisdom of those at the margins, and by those with the courage to imagine a new world. Click here to learn more.

The ReImagining Podcast

The ReImagining Podcast with Theodore Richards explores a world in crisis and transition
with guests who are taking various approaches to reimagining what it means to be human.
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ReImagining Cosmic Education with Sam King.

Featured Articles

Everything is Education;
Everywhere is a Classroom

By Theodore Richards


A child sits alone, staring at a screen.

This is the enduring image of the pandemic: the sad and lonely child, learning “remotely.” It is the child who encapsulates this moment, the child who forces a reckoning with the world we’ve made, the future we’ve mortgaged, the cost of our hubris.

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The Mindful Morning

By Erika J. Kendrick

Editor’s Picks

Highlights From The Podcast

ReImagining Education

A Conversation With Bill Ayers

ReImagining Home

A Conversation With Bayo Akomolafe

ReImagining Our Neighborhoods

A Conversation With Tonika Johnson


Re-Imagining Education

Empowering educators to take a deeper look at the stories told in our schools and to re-imagine them in transformative and
nurturing learning spaces.

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Learning Opportunities

Classes, workshops, and lectures that help to empower people to re-imagine who they are and their place in the world.

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Books written by
Re-imagining authors

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Help the Chicago Wisdom Project realize its mission to re-imagine education through holistic programming that transforms individual, community and world through creative expression.

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