Better Collaboration and Decision Making – Join Ben and April in the Action Network



April is working with colleague Ben Kadel of Emotus Operandi to produce and support an Action Network (a Social Innovation) using Sociocracy 3 principles (a method of making more inclusive decisions and creating a productive social context for steering projects).

We are offering several webinar times for you to to find out more about this […]

Courtney Hartman and Taylor Ashton CD Release – and slow touring

Courtney Hartman and April have a co – learning arrangement and exchange. Courtney (a Grammy nominated and award winning guitarist/songwriter) teaches April guitar and performance lessons. April teaches Courtney how to be a ‘free range’ (freelance / independent) consultant; with techniques, approaches and design thinking she can use in life or in her projects.

They […]

Courtney and April – Building Civil Society at NCDD Conference


A Musician and a Consultant Walked Into Bar…And then the Bar Got raised                          

The National Coalition of Dialogue and Deliberation national conference in Denver in November brings people from all over North America to join in dialogue and create deliberate action to […]

Racism – Response Protocol to Incidents of Racism / Hate

The Sunshine Coast, with funding from EmbraceBC, and consulting from April Struthers; has produced a protocol to guide organizations and groups in responding to critical incidents on the Coast. This protocol is currently being presented to local government and influential community and other organizations with the request that it tbe ratified and signed . […]

Music of Della Mae Delights – and an Anniversary

And on the music front – Della Mae, more than an all woman bluegrass band; had a tour stop in Seattle last week. I travelled to meet them for some face to face work with their guitarist Courtney Hartman, and to find out about their projects over dinner; then watched their show at Nectar […]

Older Women Fleeing Violence and Housing – Summary of Report (Hidden Homelessness)

The summary of the report I produced for the project with the Sunshine Coast Community Services Society, is now available. Ask me for a copy.