The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (@HolocaustMuseum), opened in 1993, recently changed its no photography policy, and so, with a very good light sensitive camera, I went to take photographs, which I’m sharing (see below).
I’ve been several times before, and each time I learn and reflect more. In the intervening period of this visit, I’ve also been to Yad Vashem in Jerusalem and Beit Hatfutsot in Tel Aviv.
This time, I thought about behavior change techniques, effectively used, to deny diverse people control of their destiny, and then their lives.
Thanks UrbanTurf (@UrbanTurf_DC), for publishing a series of photos of the H Street NE Corridor in Washington, DC, as part of a piece on the neighborhood, linked above.
In my previous post about this series, I touched on some of the history of H Street, NE. Here’s a little bit more:
I can say with absolute certainty that we were right – partnering with patients was not a fad and this became the decade of the patient, in my favorite century to date 🙂 .
The ceremony was filmed and will be broadcast this evening. One thing that you will not see on television (I think) is the fact that the first family came out very early in the show to light the tree briefly, and then they left. We were thinking, “makes sense, they’re very busy people.” But in fact, they were backstage the entire time and made several appearances throughout the filming, culminating with the President singing jingle bells with the audience. It’s an impressive commitment the leader of our country makes to the people he serves, in his duty.
Last week I was fortunate to co-present with Sheila Franklin and Jessica Tunon on one of my favorite topics.
It’s the best sign of contagion when you are not the only person presenting on something that you are so passionate about.
My slides are below. You can also view the entire presentation at the America Walks web site..
Sometimes you know you are watching history being made.
This year’s International Transgender Day of Remembrance was different from years past. Washington, DC’s civic leaders were all present, as were the most transformational leaders of our time, all in one place, physically and emotionally.