Transforming World With Word: Transformative Language Arts
The Transformative Language Arts (TLA) Network supports individuals and organizations that promote forms of the spoken, written, and sung word as a tool for personal and communal transformation. We offer an annual conference, The Power of Words,; online classes; a global community-building project, One City One Prompt; membership and ample resources.
TLA is an emerging field, profession, and calling that acknowledges and supports the power of the spoken, written, and sung word to encourage community-building, cultural shifts, health and healing, liberation, and celebration .
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Category Archives: Writing
TLAN Member Jan Stanley is leading an effort to cull together the best poems for the support of a positive psychology. Jan recently completed her Masters of Applied Positive Psychology degree at the University of Pennsylvania, and is now inviting … Continue reading
The 2010 Quandaries in Health Care Conference (hosted by the University of Colorado as Aspen's Center for Bioethics and Humanities) is titled "A Need to Confess?: Writing About the Healthcare Experience,” and it seems like it may very well … Continue reading
One of the Most Powerful Pieces of Writing About Parenting, and Living with Courage & Heart: “Finding Your Voice” Blog
Just wanted to recommend Jennifer Lawler's great blog, Particularly amazing is her essay, "For Jessica," which is simply the most powerful thing I've ever read about being a parent, loving another person, cultivating courage in the face of the impossible, … Continue reading