There is no doubt that the author Steve Jones found inspiration for his two recently…
Now 44 years beyond his bachelor’s degree in forestry, Steve is devoting his life to championing the cause of Nature-Inspired Learning and Leading. Steve founded the Nature Based Leadership Institute at Antioch University New England and his first book is Nature Based Leadership: Lessons for Living, Learning, Serving, and Leading .
Stephen B. Jones offers a way of “being in” the natural world that connects us to the higher goals of insight, purpose, and action. In his book Nature Based Leadership: Living, Learning, Serving, and Leading, published in December 2016, Jones engages all the human portals—mind, heart, body, soul, and sprit—to focus our attention on nature as we experience it on Earth.
Liu Xiaobo is the author of hundreds of essays and seventeen books. Most of the essays in No Enemies, No Hatred are from the period between 2004 and 2008, and reflect, in the service of freedom of speech, how words followed by action can change the direction of a country.
Dera Williams lives, works, and plays in the Oakland/Bay Area, California. She is a writer, editor, mentor, researcher, and family historian. She is currently compiling a collection of childhood memories, In My Backyard: Stories of Growing Up in Oakland.
Jasmine H. Wade is an award-winning writer obsessed with the ridiculous, and oftentimes traumatic, trials of growing up. She is a member of the AfroSurreal Writers Workshop and her short stories have appeared in a number of journals.
The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin was first published in 1963 during the emerging Civil Rights Movement and was an instant best seller. A brilliant social critic, public intellectual, and interpreter of racial myths and beliefs, Baldwin captured the zeitgeist of a country riven by race. Without prejudice or fear, he deconstructed the institution of racism in America.