Category Archives: Sustainability

Waking in the Forest, Survivor Magic, Plant Medicine, Feminist Solidarity, and Movement and Meaning: Student Workshops at the Spring 2018 Residency

Here’s a sampling of some of the workshops presented by students at the Spring 2018 residency in February at Goddard College: Awake in the Forest: Practices for Deepening Your Bond with Nature, HAS student, Micah Mortali. In this workshop we … Continue reading

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Social Justice Tours with Alumni Dan Kaminsky

New York City attracts a lot of tourists interested in history, culture, and big city adventure, but too often such tours hide some of the more vital history of the social justice issues inherent to every landmark. Dan Kaminsky, a … Continue reading

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Graduating Student Presentations at the Fall 2017 Residency

A Recipe for Motivation, with Graduating Student Katherine Valenzuela. There is a gap between the understanding of nutrition and the utilization of this knowledge for athletic motivation. This presentation looks into this gap, or many gaps, making connections that can … Continue reading

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Student Workshops from the 2017 Spring Residency: A Sampling

Embodied Plant Medicine, with Returning Student Stefania Patinella. Healers and medicine people across history and culture have used direct, embodied communication with plants to tap into the powerful medicine they hold for the human body, mind and spirit. In this … Continue reading

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500 Miles by Bike from Brooklyn to Goddard: Dan Kaminsky

Getting to a residency can take time, not to mention trains, planes and automobiles. Dan Kaminsky, a student in the Social Innovation and Sustainability MA Program, decided to forego the usual transportation to bike about 500 miles from his home … Continue reading

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GGI Grads in the News: Seema Reza and Taina Asili

In the last day, two GGI grads have been sharing their strongest words about the work we do in the world and how to do it better. Seema Reza’s article — “The Work of Waking Up the Sleeping in a … 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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