An Open Letter to California’s Marijuana Industry from the Arts
By: Jimmy Bleyer - 13 February 2015 - 0 Comments

Dear Members of the Marijuana Industry of California, We recognize that many young artists, cultural organizations and communities benefit greatly from your contributions to the arts and your support of young and emerging artists [...]

Comics in the Classroom, Environmental Lessons Made Fun
By: Jacob Devaney - 09 February 2015 - 0 Comments

Stories shape us, our beliefs and our culture. Those seeking to create a better world must engage in self-reflection and explore the narratives that guide our lives. As we recently learned from Robin Grille, [...]

A Love That’s Louder Than Rage: the Beautiful Revolution
By: Jacob Devaney - 30 January 2015 - 0 Comments

At first I thought… The most powerful thing that you can do for your people, your future, your land, your air, your water is to fight and die for what you believe in. But [...]

Align Self with Love
By: Abagail Fritz - 30 January 2015 - 0 Comments

When I was a little girl I remember getting made fun of for my nose. Kids would say it was like a “ski jump”  (we lived in a ski town, so this made sense). For [...]

Violence is a Preventable Brain Disorder
By: Jacob Devaney - 28 January 2015 - 0 Comments

‘Think of a world without war, a world of social justice, a world of ecological sustainability.’ This is how Robin Grille starts his talk at TEDX Pittwater. Robin is a psychologist, author, educator and [...]

The Grateful Phish 50th Anniversary Show, Fare Thee Well
By: Jacob Devaney - 17 January 2015 - 1 Comment

I have been derailed all day unexpectedly. I heard the rumors flying for weeks and actually never really thought it would stir such deep feelings. Today the 50th Anniversary Show has been announced for the Grateful [...]

Eagle and Condor: A Story of Hope
By: Jacob Devaney - 16 January 2015 - 0 Comments

Emergent stories that create hope, and inspire people to action are of the utmost value at a time when many traditional systems are failing. The Eagle and Condor Prophecy is multi-layered with diverse people from [...]

Selectively Catholic? Climate Change, Social Justice & the Pope
By: Jacob Devaney - 15 January 2015 - 1 Comment

Is it possible to be selectively Catholic? Some lawmakers seem to think so. The First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States guarantees the separation of church and state yet that does not [...]

Global Meditation Celebrates World Spirit Day on December 21
By: Jacob Devaney - 18 December 2014 - 2 Comments

It’s as if humanity has fallen into a great amnesia, forgetting our connection to the land, to each other, to the future and to the past. Organizers of The Unify Global Meditation at 3:03 pm [...]

Water Defense Activates Collaborative Power
By: Jacob Devaney - 12 December 2014 - 1 Comment

In conjunction with UPLIFT Festival this weekend in Byron, Australia, Water Defense has released a video and an invitation for your input. Collaboration often takes a back-seat in world focused on competition but it is the [...]