Category Archives: Community Building

Transformative Language Arts, Health and Community Faculty Member Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg and Student Seema Reza

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, founder of Transformative Language Arts, talks about what led us to create TLA, and Seema Reza, current student in Transformative Language Arts, talks about how health and community come together in Transformative Language Arts and her studies. Watch … Continue reading

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“You Are Still Living in the World of Experience”: Bob Kenny, Goddard President On The Low-Residency Model, and student Zelda Johnson

Bob Kenny, president of Goddard College, and current Health Arts and Sciences student Zelda Johnson talk about how Goddard allows people to experience their full life — their home communities, families and/or work — so that people can “continue to … Continue reading

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A Place of Transformational Residencies: Lise Weil on Goddard Residencies

What makes a Goddard College education different? One of the answers is that the residencies are embodied experience, bringing us together as a community while helping us connect with what GGI faculty member Lise Weil calls “transformational energy collected here … Continue reading

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Are You An Undiagnosed Visionary? Sarah Van Hoy on How Goddard Cultivates Visionaries

Are you an undiagnosed visionary? GGI faculty member Sarah Van Hoy speaks here about what kind of education people who, guided by their own visions, need to grow their roots and fruit. Watch this short video, part of a new … Continue reading

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GGI Faculty Member’s Project Highlighted in Film Festival

The Contamination Waltz, a short film about the Winter/Summer Institute (WSI) — which GGI faculty member Katt Lissard is artistic director of — was just named an official selection of the 28th Annual Dallas VideoFest (October 12th-18th). Here’s a description … Continue reading

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The Power of Words Conference Celebrates Transformative Language Arts

The 12th annual Power of Words conference, held Sept 17-21 at Unity Village in Kansas City, MO., brought together over 110 writers, storytellers, artists, activists, educators, change-makers, health professionals and visionaries to explore how writing, storytelling, performance, and other arts … Continue reading

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Bioneers’ Cultivating Women’s Leadership Training and Our Collective Power: Sarah Bobrow-Williams

Sarah Bobrow-Williams, founder of the Social Innovation and Sustainability MA program and a faculty member, was part of a small group of women selected for Bioneers’ 2015 Cultivating Women’s Leadership training, held July 20-25 in Northern New Mexico, led by … Continue reading

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