Serving Up HOPE Through ACTION

Cultural Innovations in Action Videos

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. Enjoy the video stories and enlightening conversations over a savory dish and beverage of your choice with friends, family, colleagues. classmates and community members.

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Recent News

  1. The Angels of Our Better Nature Are Alive & Well

    By Jan Roberts After spending more than 40 years of my life as an activist, I set off on a solo road trip across the country to capture the stories of dedicated people making a deep-seated difference for us and our planet. Despite what’s on the news channels, despite the...
  2. Hurricane Irma & Me

    by Jan Roberts Streaming thoughts during Hurricane Irma:     First report of Irma in Atlantic Ocean: “Crap, what a monster, I hope it doesn’t come here”. Irma grazes Puerto Rico and roars into the Caribbean: “These poor islands can’t catch a break.  Concern for residents who have no options…”.little money...

Operation Road Trip

Book Cover KindleWeb2An 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. Get Your Copy Here!

The Earth Charter

The Earth Charter serves as the ethical framework for the Cultural Innovations Agency.

Its sixteen principles for universal human rights, economic justice, respect for nature and a culture of peace are woven into the themes for the Operation Bon Appetit Dinner Parties.

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About Us

Operation Bon Appetit is an initiative of the Cultural Innovations Agency, Inc. (CIA), a 501c3 nonprofit corporation, with the mission to engage ordinary people in sustainability and social change that emphasizes conviviality, arts, conversations and actions. The ethical framework for the CIA recognizes the interconnection of economic justice, human rights, respect for nature and a culture of peace.

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