Propping up the Front Line of the Non-Profit Sector The role of philanthropy during the COVID Crisis. Geoff makes conversations about philanthropy fascinating because he is fascinated by it. While now may seem the wrong time to ask for donations, Geoff makes a case that now is the exact time to put your money to work, especially during an emergency. …
The pandemic did not fix our climate problem Rethinking how we come back online. Sigrid has a challenging role as the CEO of the Community Environmental Council. She’s thinking about emissions issues, protecting our food system, including how our ecosystem will recover after COVID. She has some definite ideas of how we can move forward. Register for this TalkJune 17, …
Noah benShea is one of North America’s most respected and beloved poet philosophers. He is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated, Best Selling author of 25 books. He is a scholar and theologian who has spoken to numerous universities and institutions, including The Library of Congress and The US Department of Defense.
“Your destiny is attracted to your greatest gift.” – John “Revelator”
Retired Lieutenant Colonel Scott Mann spent nearly 23 years operating in the trust-depleted communities of Afghanistan, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, and Colombia, building deep relationships and mobilizing thousands of indigenous people to stand up against hostile threats. After going through a turbulent transition to civilian life, Scott learned to use storytelling to help heal from the wounds of war and re-connect …
A lack of environmental security has contributed to most, if not all, conflicts throughout history.
Mediocrity is the cousin of poverty.
Solving plastic pollution will take more than straws.
One person can change a community, a community can change the world.
All the world is a narrow bridge, and the main thing is not to fear.
Dean is a network TV exec, an original cast member of Newsies, and a remarkably GPS-dependent person.
A disciplined life is a happy life.
Step up, or get out – perfection’s calling to us all.
By Listening Carefully & Responding Creatively, we create extraordinary moments
Food keeps you alive. How can food build new communities around the world.
How a Set of New Sheets Keeps Families Off the Streets
Improv team Deconstructing Barbara carefully observed the entire TEDxSantaBarbara 2018 event, “Yes, and…” and put their own improvisational twist on a TED talk at the end of the event. This is best viewed after watching the other talks.
Traver Boehm returns to the TEDx Santa Barbara stage two years after speaking about his month in pure darkness for a “Where are they now?” segment. In it he describes the incredible turn his life took as soon as he walked off of the stage and began speaking to men about his ideas around masculinity. Traver doesn’t believe the modern man is lost, only that he has become painfully overly civilized.
What do you do when you find yourself staring up at the place you thought was rock bottom? “Tinier Tim” Bauer returns to share where he’s been and what failure has taught him since delivering his talk on Becoming Failworthy while losing one pound 225 times.