More Real Than Reality

More Real Than Reality

Speakers at Connecting for Change (2013) Ptolemy Tompkins is the author of “Paradise Fever”, “The Modern Book of the Dead”, and “The Divine Life of Animals”. He worked extensively with Dr. Eben Alexander in the preparation of the initial edition of Dr. Alexander’s Proof of Heaven, as well as the expanded edition coming out in October 2013. His writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Utne Reader, The Best...
The Next Right Thing

The Next Right Thing

Speakers at Connecting for Change (2013) As President of Hunt Alternatives Fund, Swanee Hunt is committed to advancing innovative and inclusive approaches to systemic change at local, national, and global levels. She chairs the Washington-based Institute for Inclusive Security, which consults with countries worldwide and conducts advocacy, training, and research to integrate women leaders into peace and security processes....
Kindness and Dignity are Lovers

Kindness and Dignity are Lovers

Joanna speaks with Cecile Lipworth  about her book “Tripping the Bardo with Timothy Leary”: the historic and politic context; a sinchronistic encounter; the medicines of Gaia; my outlaw philosopher; looking down at the abyss; the solution is dissolution; the soul fancy dress party; recapitulation and healing; responsible expansion of consciousness; facing the personal and cultural shadow; becoming an authentic, empowered woman; the greatest taste on...
Tens of Thousands of Role Models

Tens of Thousands of Role Models

Speakers at Connecting for Change (2013) As president-CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corporation and its subsidiaries, Bill Strickland builds partnerships to help the disadvantaged build a better future. Strickland is nationally recognized as a visionary leader who authentically delivers educational and cultural opportunities to students and adults within an organizational culture that fosters innovation, creativity, responsibility and integrity....
Taking Responsibility for the Earth

Taking Responsibility for the Earth

Speakers at Connecting for Change (2013) Princess Lucaj is the current Executive Director of the Gwich’in Steering Committee whose mission is protecting the Porcupine Caribou Herd whose nursing and calving grounds are located on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. She is a graduate of the George Washington University and has a long history of working with Native organizations in Alaska and throughout the US. She is also an actor and...
From Apathy to Action

From Apathy to Action

Speakers at Connecting for Change (2013) Maggie L. Fox is a veteran of numerous political, environmental and national issue campaigns and has over 30 years of experience mobilizing people to work for progressive change.  As President and CEO of the Climate Reality Project, Maggie has led a campaign to help citizens around the world discover the truth about the climate crisis and take meaningful steps to bring about global change. Along with Chairman and former...
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