The Family Dinner: A Great Way to Connect

The Family Dinner: A Great Way to Connect

Speakers at Bioneers By The Bay Connecting For Change (2011) Laurie David is an environmentalist, author and a producer of the 2006 Academy Award winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth. She also executive produced the HBO documentary Too Hot NOT to Handle and the TBS comedy special Earth to America!. Over the past decade, Laurie has produced many projects to shed light on the issue of global climate change – including the bestselling Stop Global Warming: The...
The Family Dinner: A Great Way to Connect

Rediscovering Ourselves

Speakers at Bioneers By The Bay Connecting For Change (2011) John Francis, Ph.D.,  is an American environmentalist nicknamed the planetwalker. After witnessing the devastation caused by a 1971 oil spill in San Francisco Bay, he stopped riding in motorized vehicles, a vow which lasted 22 years from 1972 until 1994.  Several months later, to stop the arguments about the power of one person’s actions, he took a vow of silence. From 1973 until 1990, he also...
The Family Dinner: A Great Way to Connect

Nurturing The New Possibilities

Speakers at Bioneers By The Bay Connecting For Change (2011) Jodie Evans is a co-founder of CODEPINK and has been a peace, environmental, women’s rights and social justice activist for forty years.  She has traveled extensively to war zones promoting and learning about peaceful resolution to conflict.  She served in the administration of Governor Jerry Brown and ran his presidential campaign.  She has published two books, Stop the Next War Now: Effective Responses...
The Family Dinner: A Great Way to Connect

Wireless Technology And Human Health

Speakers at Bioneers By The Bay Connecting For Change (2011) Meg McMorrow and Bradford Harding speak with Joanna about the current state of research of the biological effects of electromagnetic and radiofrequency (EMF/RF) radiation – used in wireless technology – that have now globally distributed. What can we all do to protect ourselves from the adverse consequence of this pervasive form of pollution? www.progressivemedicine.com...
The Family Dinner: A Great Way to Connect

Embracing Our Gift

Speaker at Bioneers By The Bay Connecting For Change (2011) Destined from birth to teach the ancient wisdom, ritual and practices of her ancestors to those in the West, Sobonfu, whose name means “keeper of the rituals” travels the world on a healing mission sharing the rich spiritual life and culture of her native land Burkina Faso, which ranks as one of the world’s poorest countries yet one of the richest in spiritual life and custom. It is this...
The Family Dinner: A Great Way to Connect

Wholeness, Integrity, Cohesion

Speaker at Bioneers By The Bay Connecting For Change (2011) Former monk and long-term peace and environment activist, Satish Kumar is the editor of Resurgence, the longest-running environmental magazine in Britain. He is the guiding spirit behind a number of ecological, spiritual and educational ventures in UK. His books are No Destination (autobiography), You Are, Therefore I Am: A Declaration of Dependence,The Buddha and the Terrorist, and Earth Pilgrim. Satish...