Category Archives: Community Building

Jeremy D. Johnson: A Place Where Education, Knowledge, Art, the Transpersonal Converge

I came to Goddard through an alumni who was in his last year of the Individualized M.A. program in Consciousness Studies. We were good friends and discovered each other online—both of us were active “vloggers” or YouTube bloggers circa 2008-9. … Continue reading

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Featured Faculty: Sarah Van Hoy, Medical Anthropologist, Mental Health Counselor, Acupuncturist and Herbalist,

Sarah Van Hoy, a long-time faculty member specializing in Health Arts and Sciences but equally at home in SIS and IMA, says her work embraces “languages about the body and languages from the body and the possibilities and impossibilities of … Continue reading

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From Trash to Homes and Communities with Steve Wright

Steve Wright, a current student in Social Innovation and Sustainability, is thoroughly immersed in helping communities around the world turn turn into homes and community projects through his organization, 4 Walls International, and its mission: 4Walls International empowers socially and … Continue reading

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Community Led Change in Laguna San Ignacio with Steve Wright

Steve Wright, through his organization 4 Walls International, discussed how he and others facilitated change in Laguna San Ignacio in Baja California through a process of deep listening and collaboration. Steve is a current student in the Social Innovation and … Continue reading

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Goddard is a Place for People Willing to Bet on Themselves with Steve Wright

Steve Wright, student in Social Innovation and Sustainability,  knows a lot about being willing to bet on himself. He founded his own international organization, 4 Walls International, on the premise that “Trash creates jobs, sustainable housing, economic productivity and a healthier environment.” … Continue reading

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Making Your Own Study Plan: Some Variations of a Theme

At Goddard, students create their own curriculum for the semester ahead but crafting a study plan: a map of what they’ll be reading, viewing, attending, surveying, and in general, studying, and out of that, what they’ll be creating and writing, … Continue reading

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Listening-Based Community Engagement and Locally-Sources Sustainability with Steve Wright

Steve Wright, through his organization 4 Walls International, knows that “the world is littered with opportunities,” but how can people who want to promote positive change work in communities not their own without simply imposing their own agendas? Steve, a … Continue reading

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