By Joanna Macy
The renowned Buddhist teacher, eco-philosopher, systems theorist, scholar, author, longtime peace, justice and ecology activist, and one of the most beloved and influential leaders in the personal and social change movements of our era, shares the essence of the wisdom she has distilled during her extraordinary 84-year trajectory. According to Joanna, the greatest gift we can give our world is our full presence. As we draw that gift forth from ourselves and each other, we find our courage and clarity. In this time of radical uncertainty, that choice and that capacity is there for us every step of the way.
With R. CARLOS NAKAI, the world's premiere performer of the Native American flute.
This gifted spoken-word improviser revives the ancient art of sacred bards and jesters as he generates instant poetic commentary on and analysis of what he sees and hears, on the spot, helping us live more consciously in the moment.
Youth Leadership Focus with Brower Youth Award winner, Kyle Thiermann | Surfing for Change
By: Dekila Chungyalpa
The Sikkim-born Director of the World Wildlife Fund’s Sacred Earth program engages with faith leaders and institutions in Asia and around the world to address environmental decline and restore communities. Environmental advisor to His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, she works with communities in the Himalayas, the Mekong, East Africa and the Amazon, and helps mobilize Buddhist and interfaith collaborations for healing the Earth.