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Artist, Nature Photographer:  Christopher Brown
Christopher Brown's photographs are the result of a unique and intimate relationship with the landscape of the American West. Having been a mountain and river guide for over 30 years, he has walked and rafted to places rarely visited, and has photographed sights seldom seen. His camerawork opens the eyes to see in new ways the subtle colors, sweeping panoramas, and quiet details of this remarkable region.

Artist, Performance:  Performance Inventions
Nancy Spanier -  choreographer, director, videographer, teacher; Paul Oertel - performer, dancer/singer/actor/musician, teacher. Creative and life partners since 1972.  Dedicated to the manifestation and realization of artistry that seeks to illuminate what is essential to the human experience.

Artist, Visual:  Elizabeth Black
Elizabeth Black worked for many years as a river guide in the Grand Canyon and on other western rivers.  She creates amazing paintings and has won numerous awards. “I paint realistic western landscapes of the places I know best, where I have spent long days gazing at the wilderness. I love depicting beauty. For many years, my paintings have been about the wonder of unforgettable scenes in deep canyons, high mountains, or the secrets of flowing water."

Music - Multi-Instrumentalist:  Jesse Mano
Jesse Manno is a composer, multi–instrumentalist, producer and teacher based in Boulder, Colorado. He has been music director for the University of Colorado at Boulder Dance Department since 1991.

Organization Development:  Associated Consultants International
ACI is a cross-disciplinary association of organization development practitioners, that provides mutual support, education, development, and certification.

Organization Development:  Peakinsight, LLC
Fosters the creative evolution of sustainable organizations.  We'll help your organization appreciate system dynamics and take authentic action that inspires others, engage the heart, mind, spirit, and will of everyone in the enterprise, expand creative capabilities and generate ideas that benefit a variety of stakeholders, and rethink the sourcing productivity, and responsibility for shepherding all resources to eliminate waste and maximize ROI.

Poet:  Robert Bly

Poet:  Pattiann Rogers

Poet:  Reg Saner

Poetry:  Colorado Poets Center
A directory of writers who have published poetry and who live and work in Colorado. 

Poetry Daily
A new poem every day.

Poetry:  World Prayers
A collection of the great prayer classics from spiritual traditions around the world for the purpose of inspiration, study and cross cultural appreciation.

Psychology:  Association for Humanistic Psychology
AHP, begun in 1962 as a new force in psychology to counteract reductionism and psychoanalysis, emphasizes holistic, person-centered therapy, exploration and realization of individual potential, and conscious and community efforts to expand human knowledge and build a more humane world.  Members practice humanistically in many healthcare, educational, business, and creative professions. 

Psychology:  Right Use of Power
Right Use of Power training is a dynamic way to explore issues of ethics and power, empower and heal ourselves, and form the educational foundation to teach, empower, and heal others.    

Sustainability:  Citizens' Climate Lobby
Creating the political will for a livable world by empowering individuals to experience breakthroughs in exercising their personal and political power.  Citizens’ Climate Lobby proposes that a fee be placed on fossil fuels, based on the CO2 content of those fuels. Revenue from that fee would be returned to the public as a monthly dividend to protect households from rising costs associated with the carbon fee.

Sustainability:  Ecowatch
Environmental news, green living, sustainable business.

Sustainability:  Empower Our Future
Information about Boulder, CO’s work to create a renewable energy grid with local control.

Sustainability:  Energy Should Be
Energy Should Be: Abundant. Secure. For All. For Ever.  Learning & Actions to Create a Renewably Powered Future!

Sustainability:  Pachamama Alliance
To preserve the Earth's tropical rainforests by empowering indigenous people who are its natural custodians, and to contribute to the creation of a new global vision of equity and sustainability for all.
  
Sustainability:  Work that Reconnects
Drawing from deep ecology, systems theory and spiritual traditions, the Work That Reconnects (WTR) builds motivation, creativity, courage and solidarity for the transition to a sustainable human culture. First emerging in 1978, this pioneering, open-source body of work has its roots in the teachings and experiential methods of Joanna Macy.

Sustainability:  350.org
Building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. 

Writer:  Joseph Bruchac
For over thirty years Joseph Bruchac has been creating poetry, short stories, novels, anthologies and music that reflect his Abenaki Indian heritage and Native American traditions.  He is the author of more than 120 books for children and adults, including the bets-selling Keepers of the Earth series.

Writer:  Stephen Mitchell
Author, translator of spiritual classics such as the Tao Te Ching.

Zen:  Kwan Um School of Zen

Zen:  Upaya Zen Center, Joan Halifax
Meditation, Zen Buddhist Retreats, Chaplaincy Training and End-of-Life Care at a residential Buddhist community in Santa Fe, NM.

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