Chris Woodhull makes the case that justice is a process—a creative process, built on feeling and relationship.
About the speaker
Chris Woodhull directs The SoulCare Project and Build Me a World, two local mentoring/community building organizations. His background includes eight years on Knoxville City Council and twenty-five plus years running inner city empowerment projects focusing on gang violence and poverty, using business as a platform for development. He completed graduate work at Richmont Graduate University and the Graduate Program in Spiritual Disciplines at the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation in Bethesda, Maryland; studied mediation and negotiation at the Harvard Negotiation Project; and has received recognitions for his work in public process and workforce development. He co-directs a workforce development project with Greenspaces called Build It Green (BIG). He is an ordained minister with Mission Chattanooga, loves running, reading and hosts a weekly jazz program every Friday night on an NPR affiliate station after All Things Considered.
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Learn to play with others and not just people who think like you. — Chris Woodhull
Justice is a process, it's not necessarily an outcome...becoming sensitive of things we don't know about and we haven't experienced. — Chris Woodhull
Go where the music takes you. — Chris Woodhull
A lot of people look at jazz and they think it's just kind of unfettered randomness, when actually there's a process going on. Each one of these musicians is both a leader and a follower. — Chris Woodhull
When you watch [Muhammed] Ali you learn more than just boxing...you learn about America. — Chris Woodhull