Empowerment occurs when we claim or reclaim our body, mind, and spirit and experience our connection to others. In a NO circle:
- We are in community with others.
- We practice our right to say NO.
- We engage our whole selves.
- We experience the power of a collective voice.
Lead Instructor and Admin Team Co-Leader
Drawn from Martha Thompson."The Power of NO." First published 1990 in Feminist Teacher 5(1):24-25. Republished in 1998 in The Feminist Teacher Anthology: Pedagogies and Classroom Strategies. Teachers College, Columbia University.