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The On Being Project

How Change Happens, In Generational Time

America Ferrera and John Paul Lederach

How Change Happens, In Generational Time

“Our discomfort and our grappling is not a sign of failure,” America Ferrera says, “it’s a sign that we’re living at the edge of our imaginations.” She is a culture-shifting artist. John Paul Lederach is one of our greatest living architects of social transformation. From the inaugural On Being Gathering, a revelatory, joyous exploration of the ingredients of social courage — and how change really happens in generational time.

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Guests

  • America Ferrera

    America Ferrera

    is a producer, activist, and Emmy Award-winning actor. Her breakthrough role came in the movie Real Women Have Curves, she played the leading role in the ABC series Ugly Betty, and she stars in and co-produces the NBC series Superstore. She is also co-founder of the grassroots activism organization Harness.

  • John Paul Lederach

    John Paul Lederach

    is a senior fellow at Humanity United, a project of the Omidyar Foundation, and professor emeritus of international peacebuilding at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame.