• October 11, 2014
  • 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • California Institute of Integral Studies
    1453 Mission Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103
Add to Calendar 10/11/2014 9:00 am 10/11/2014 4:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Ecoresilience Leadership Principles and Practices with Pandora Thomas This weekend will support participants in deepening their understanding and personal alignment with the 20 principles of ecoresilience laid out in the Introductory workshop. California Institute of Integral Studies
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
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This weekend will support participants in deepening their understanding and personal alignment with the 20 principles of ecoresilience laid out in the Introductory workshop.

Participants will also continue to better understand their "ECO (Energized/Connected/Organized)-toolkit" and what strengths they bring to this work.

The group will work together through the following concepts and questions:
• Understanding Zone 00-The beloved animal self
• What stories do and don't serve you
• What cultural legacies are you linked to that you might draw upon to deepen your ecoresilience journey?
• How can your work be rooted in culturally competent models?
• What inspiring models exist that integrate cross-cultural ecoresilience and regenerative community design?
• How can biomimicry guide your understanding of non-human patterns of resilience that are available to pull from for leadership development?



Pandora Thomas is a passionate global citizen who works as a sustainability and environmental education consultant, permaculture teacher, lecturer, and writer. She is a certified green-building professional, and credentialed multiple-subjects' teacher who studied at Columbia's Teachers College and Tufts University. Her writing includes a children's book, various curricula, and a green-building manual for youth. After years of working with groups as diverse as Iraqi and Indonesian youth to men serving in San Quentin, she enjoys lecturing and teaching about empowering collaboration and community-assets-based design.

Pandora co-founded Earthseed Consulting, a holistic consulting firm whose work expands the opportunities for sustainable living for diverse communities. Her current clients include Toyota, Alameda County Office of Mental Health, and the Institute at the Golden Gate.

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