Ryan Harb – The Power of Permaculture

Ryan Harb shares his experience creating the first Public University Permaculture Garden in the nation and explains how we can use permaculture to empower ourselves and make a difference in our community and the world. Harb is a certified permaculture designer, community organizer and was the first person in the nation to receive a Master…

Suzanne Richardson – The Art of Wandering

Suzanne Richardson wanted her students to connect with our environment and community – and what better way to do so than to aimlessly wander? Wandering is a lost art and has consequences both in real-life and throughout literature. Suzanne Richardson was born and raised in Durham, North Carolina, where she received an alternative education at…

James Vaughan – The Power of Potential

James Vaughn shares his personal story of growing up in Paterson, New Jersey and the choices that he made which landed him in our nation’s prison system. After serving over 10 years, James talks about what he learned, and the difficulty formerly incarcerated individuals face re-entering the community after being released. James’ big idea is…