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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."

Artist: Lynn Weekes Karegeannes - Full Life Arts
“Online and in-person art-making experiences. And tea.” Lynn shares creative modalities that have helped her to arrive at a place of fullness and joy – modalities including: creating mandala art, practicing SoulCollage®, and walking the labyrinth.

A Thriving Future:  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.

A Thriving Future: Climate Nexus
Climate Nexus works to change the conversation on climate change and clean energy from an argument to a constructive search for solutions.  Subscribe to their email newsletter for a quick summary and links to everything that is going on.

A Thriving Future:  Ecowatch
Environmental news, green living, sustainable business.

A Thriving Future: En-ROADS from Climate Interactive
En-ROADS is a transparent, freely available policy simulation model that provides policymakers, educators, businesses, the media, and the public with the ability to explore various climate policies. The simulation, developed by Climate Interactive, Ventana Systems, and MIT Sloan, runs on an ordinary laptop in a fraction of a second, is available online, offers an intuitive interface, has been carefully grounded in the best available science, and has been calibrated against a wide range of existing integrated assessment, climate and energy models.

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

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

A Thriving Future:  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.
A Thriving Future:  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.

A Thriving Future:
Building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. 

Changing the World for the Better: Erica Elliott, M.D
Erica Elliott is a physician in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with a private practice specializing in family and environmental medicine. She has been referred to as a “Health Detective,” drawing from a wide range of disciplines, both mainstream and alternative, to diagnose and treat many different types of illnesses, often difficult to identify. She is also the author of Medicine and Miracles in the High Desert: My Life Among the Navajo People

Changing the World for the Better: HoopYogini - Jocelyn Gordon
Jocelyn has created two holistic fitness programs that combine dance with yoga and mindfulness meditation – HoopYogini™ and Bhakti Boogie® Yoga. Her offerings provide a multi-disciplinary approach making self-care, self-restoration and self-realization accessible, enjoyable and relevant to the modern woman.  

Changing the World for the Better: Leilani Raashida Henry
is a facilitator, coach, artist, and public speaker. She works with leaders to enhance how teams create, learn, and perform. She is also the author of The Call of Antarctica. In addition, Leilani is the creative force behind Brain Jewells - energetic products for yoga and everyday life. 

Changing the World for the Better: Francesca Ciancimino Howell, Ph.D
Interfaith spiritual care counselor or "spiritual companion" -- sometimes known as a chaplain; also writer, actor, and university lecturer/teacher. Author of Food, Festival and Religion: Materiality and Place in Italy (Bloomsbury Academic) and Making Magic with Gaia: Practices to Heal Ourselves and Our World (Red Wheel / Weiser), among other publications. 

Changing the World for the Better: Dr. Carolyn Love / Kebaya Consulting
Partners with leaders of nonprofit organizations and government agencies to develop tools and strategies to co-create a multi-racial democracy. Her expertise blends three unique components: organizational change, individual change, and community change to co-create sustainable change.  

Changing the World for the Better: Anita Sanchez, Ph.D.
Anita is a published author, consultant, trainer, and executive coach who has worked with tens of thousands of global leaders and teams around the world. She specializes in indigenous wisdom, diversity and inclusion, leadership, culture and promoting positive change in our world. She is the author of The Four Sacred Gifts: Indigenous Wisdom for Modern Times 

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.

Naturalist and Photographer:  Stephen R. Jones
Stephen R. Jones is the author of Nourishing Waters, Comforting Sky (Bison Books, in press) and The Last Prairie, a Sandhills Journal; and co-author of the Peterson Field Guide to the North American Prairie and Butterflies of the Colorado Front Range. His website features a gorgeous gallery of nature photographs, mostly from the Nebraska Sandhills.

Organization Development: Amanda Trosten-Bloom
is a Principal with the Corporation for Positive Change, whose purpose “is to co-create a flourishing world with our clients. We use philosophy and methodology of appreciative inquiry to align relationships, mobilize action, and deliver systemic results that strengthen people, organizations, and communities.” She is also the author of several books on appreciative inquiry, including The Power of Appreciative Inquiry

Organization Development: Saltbox Training & Events, Nicki Davey
Organization, leadership, team, personal, and trainer/facilitator development, plus events and open courses. Saltbox creates opportunities for learners to learn in, with, and from nature to engage the body, mind, heart and spirit. They offer the TetraMap® framework that uses the four elements of nature, Earth, Air, Water and Fire, as a metaphor to help people to understand themselves and others better, to communicate and collaborate more effectively, and to harness and make the most of the diversity within their team or organization. See Nicki’s excellent brief summary of the Hoop-and-Tree model.

Pilgrimage: Camino Guides - John Brierley
Practical and mystical guides for the modern day pilgrim on the Camino de Santiago.

Poet:  Robert Bly

Poet:  Pattiann Rogers

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.    

Transformation: Lola Wilcox - author, consultant, coach
“Transformation is the heartbeat of all I do, and a golden thread through all I write.” Principal - White Raven Enterprises, LTD. - consulting change: particularly closure/death, transition, opening/rebirth. Expert at system transformation, conflict management, writing and publishing. Theatre arts: see,

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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