Author: Erin English

Welcome the new Executive Director of GYLI

To our dear GYLI friends and family, I want to speak with you about leading from the head and the heart.  These past few months, both Lake Forest Academy and GYLI have strengthened their partnership in search of our new Executive Director of GYLI. Having served as the interim director, I worked closely with LFA’s…
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March 25, 2021 0

Inward Reflection to Outward Sharing, Feeding our Global Community

Bringing connection and energy to an online platform, our GYLI staff, coordinators and a few board members gathered via Zoom to ask, “How are you?” with an intention to listen deeply to one another. We pondered our effectiveness in delivering meaningful online lessons. Across the world, people collectively are doing the same thing – social…
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April 27, 2020 0

GYLI Team Blog: Erin on Family

Our last blog post spoke of belonging as a responsibility to push back on systems and structures without repercussions. This month, we turn to give thanks and appreciation for that which we are grateful, in this season of Thanksgiving. For me, that is family; there’s no place better to experience a sense of belonging. But…
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November 25, 2019 0