In 2017, two legacies came together:
These two legacies combined to give life to a social change agency committed to living the just world we strive for.
By January 2018, CKX was reborn.
As a social change agency, our approach is to lead with love and work with shift disturbers to live in symbiotic relationship with the Earth and each other.
We invest in people and communities who are (re)centering knowledge, values, ways of being and ways of working together that accelerate a collective transformation to the just and equitable world we envision.
We live our values.
Everyday, we strive to practice them in our:
Our daily agency
As a collective of individuals, we engage the whole person in our work — we use our heads, our hearts, our hands and our souls in our way of working and being together. We celebrate and honour diversity and we embrace the defining complexity of our times and the beautiful complexity of our interdependence with each other and the earth.
We are a learning organization and team that recognizes our accountability to community.
We put our privileges to work to live and learn
How we decolonize our work?
How we lead fully with love?
How we intentionally create, hold and cede space for justice, challenge the
How we transform ourselves to transform the world*
We train ourselves in the reflective practices, place-based learning and deep knowledge exchange that we facilitate in our work. We document and tell stories of our own experience of this approach in our fieldnotes.
"The only way to survive is by taking care of one another."
— Grace Lee Boggs, Democracy Now interview, 2010