We are building relationships of mutual respect and reciprocity towards a more fair, equitable and just world. By documenting stories through writing, audio and visuals,Talking Circle consultants facilitate deep dialogue with our clients and communities on Turtle Island.
Jessica has seasoned proficiency with interpersonal communication, community development, environmental and land-relationship planning. She holds an accredited planning degree from Ryerson University School of Urban & Regional Planning and a Master's of Resource and Environmental Management from Dalhousie University. Jessica is a Registered Professional Planner and member of the Canadian Institute of Planners.
Talking Circle's research has explored original stewardship principles and nature-based solutions for adapting to climate change, through developing a practice of recording oral stories/teachings (changes to land, water, living beings and inter-relationships). Decolonizing Research Through Podcast as Storytelling lives at spreaker.com/show/storytellingstorylistening
We are grateful to be living and working from the territories of the W̱SÁNEĆ, Esquimalt, Songhees Nations and Lək̓ʷəŋən-speaking Peoples (Victoria, BC).