July has been the worst moment of the pandemic in Mexico. As many other Dialogue in the Dark venues, the site in Monterrey remains closed. The hopes for face-to-face events are still remote. Therefore, the DiD team in Mexico has been implementing different ways to stay resilient. One of them is “Open to Dialogue.”
The Dialogue in the Dark team in Hong Kong is dealing with the current crisis inspired by their mantra: the right to serve. They believe that people with disabilities can create value for others not only in regular times but also in unusual moments such as today where a pandemic and political tension are part of the daily routine on the island.
Some weeks ago, I virtually encountered once again with DiD facilitator Francis Zhang from Shanghai. As we at DiD strongly believe, we learn from encounters. Our conversation made me think about the new role of the DiD guides and facilitators in the post-Corona time.