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The Powers of Place Initiative is an ongoing inquiry around the nature of the power of place and it is our lived experience and connections with each other that makes this inquiry come alive.

Our interactive site, the Field (there is a link to it on the banner of every page on this website), was created to support our capapcity to connect and collaborate in a variety of ways, and we invite you to join us there for a deep-dive into what drives your passion for the power of place, a calender of events, and the opportunity to contribute to the development of this field.

One of the most powerful ways we have to connect with each other is through our stories, so you might begin by reading from the Field's StoryPlace, an evolving collection of stories about how the power of place effects people. These stories represent a range of experiences in different settings, and have been chosen because they exemplify the possibilities inherent when groups are in reciprocal relationship with the places where they are gathering. If you have a story about the power of place in your life that you would like to share please contact us or add it directly in the StoryPlace.

If you would like to particpate in an active working group that explores some area of the Powers of Place more deeply, you are welcome to join us in the Field and find or start a group to support your inquiry. We'll see you there!