Powerful video stories about passionate people affecting systemic change in the economy, education, and more that will enlighten you and give you hope for a future that takes care of people and the planet. It is happening now all around the country.
An upbeat and illuminating ride through an explosion of on-the-ground initiatives around the country that are creating a caring future for people and the planet. Meet the artists, economists, teachers, media folks, neighbors and social activists who are making it happen. Along the way, experience the quirky insights and passion of your driver Jan Roberts, who embarked on a solo road trip to video interview these passionate people. It took her two and half months to cover 13,026 miles and interview 51 innovators. You will discover a treasure trove of significant endeavors that are enriching lives and transforming communities right now.
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This is the introduction to just edited road trip book about to be self published. Although family and friends may have worried about this old lady taking off on a road trip by herself for two and one half months around the country, I knew there were certain things I...
It has been thrilling to learn more about documentary making. So far I have read Eric Barnouw’s “documentary: a history of the non-fiction film” and “Documentary Film Making” by John Hewitt and Gustavo Vazquez. The former brings to life the power of this genre to instruct, excite and even deceive....
It is not easy getting into the swing for 2015. The cause is probably a combination of wicked indulgence over the holidays and wanting to just sit back and rest on the accomplishments of 2014. I am delighted with the fact that I really managed to do the 2 ½...
Champions for Children’s programming changed when they discovered how to learn from the parents they thought they were supposed to teach. Brian McEwen is Executive Director of Champions for Children. He previously held the position of Associate Director for 12 years. Jeanene Lurvey is Implementation Manager and Chair of the...
Host a dinner, enjoy a savory dish, a glass of wine or favorite beverage, watch a video, and delight in uplifting and illuminating conversations with family and friends.
Toast to Julia Child, Our Hero
To Special Ops Culinary Agent Julia Child--whose joie de vivre, love of good food and wine, and path breaking work to bring people together for a fun time--inspires us all.
Julia was a CIA agent early in her career and a true hero for the groundbreaking work she did in that role. There are only a few of us that know the real story. Julia was not an agent for the Central Intelligence Agency; she was actually a Culinary Agent for the Cultural Innovation Agency (CIA) and was highly regarded for her subversive work for their top secret Operation Bon Appetit. Her program sign-off of “Bon Appetit” was an encouraging signal to all of us that her work for world change was going well.
That’s the story according to Mission Control, the Cultural Innovations Agency (CIA), and we are sticking to it.