Category Archives: Community Building

Frances Moore Lappé: GGI’s Fall 2020 Visiting Scholar

Daring for Democracy Join us for an online presentation by author and researcher, Frances Moore Lappé. Explore the root causes of our democracy crisis and the underreported story of millions of Americans joining together to restore and deepen democracy through a “movement … Continue reading

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Lori Wynters: Belonging, Connecting, Celebrating

GGI’s Spring 2020 Commencement speaker was Goddard Faculty Member Lori Wynters. Lori’ celebrated the depth of the graduating students’ accomplishments: Graduates, you have listened to your callings, to one another, growing, manifesting, speaking the truth, continuing with your knowing to … Continue reading

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Anna Weick and Lise Weil host Lesbian and Queer Dialogue

GGI faculty member and author Lise Weil, together with author and alum Anna Weick (MASIS ’19), hosted a dialogue among lesbian and queer artists at l’Euguélionne, a feminist bookstore in Montreal’s Gay Village. The event was featured on The Link, … Continue reading

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Odale Cress: The Care Package Story Project

Individualized MA student, Odale Cress, is garnering a lot of well-deserved attention with her traveling exhibit, The Care Package Story Project. Photographs of care packages depict stories about military life and show the diverse cultures that comprise the US Armed … 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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Interview with Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

GGI Faculty Member, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg was a featured poet on Negative Capability Press’ blog. AL: First things first, imagine we could have met anywhere in the world for this interview, where would it have been and what would we be … Continue reading

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A Marriage of Spiritual Memoir & Community Workshops: Suzanne Adams

>When Suzanne Adams started IMA’s Transformative Language Arts concentration, she was already changing her life as a freelance writer and suburban stay-at-home Houston mother in a household of males. While she didn’t know what she was shifting toward, she had … Continue reading

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Larry Greer: A Calling for Death and Dying

>When Larry Greer, a building contractor in Maine, first received a Goddard postcard in the mail, he ignored it, thinking there was no reason for him to finish his bachelor’s degree. But then a little magic and his wife, Peggy, … Continue reading

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Kit Miller on Non-Violence, Social Change, and Restorative Justice

Listen to Kit Miller talk about the path that led her to serve as the director of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence, and study in the Social Innovation and Sustainability MA program at Goddard College. She shares what led … Continue reading

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Claudia Guerra on the Soul of Place, Community, and Cultural History

Claudia Guerra came to Goddard to study Consciousness Studies and left to go onto a job as San Antonio’s first cultural historian. She speaks here about Duende, the deep soul of place and community, and how this speaks to her … Continue reading

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