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Women's Leadership
Patriarchy: Thousands of Years Old But Only a Few Days Deep
Podcasts

What will it take to begin to heal the deep wounds between women and men? What is the role of men in this transformation? Cynthia Brix and Will Keepin from Gender Reconciliation International say that only by bringing these wounds into the light can we heal them. Patriarchy destroys men’s souls, too, so a revolution…

Media
Joshua Fouts at NY Festival Radio Awards Ceremony 2018 Bioneers
Video

Joshua Fouts, Bioneers Executive Director, accepts the Gold Award for the Bioneers Radio Series at the NY Festivals Radio Awards ceremony, considered the “Oscars” of radio. Listen to the award winning series at https://bioneers.org/bioneers-radio/

Women's Leadership
Nature, Culture and the Sacred: A Woman Listens for Leadership

Bioneers co-founder Nina Simons offers inspiration for anyone who aspires to grow into their own unique form of leadership with resilience and joy. Informed by her extensive experience with multicultural women’s leadership development, Simons replaces the old patriarchal leadership paradigm with a more feminine-inflected style that illustrates the interconnected nature of the issues we face…

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Food and Farming
Urban Farming and the Wonders of Nature In a Food Desert

Chanowk and Judith Yisrael are farmers in the suburban South Oak Park neighborhood of Sacramento, which has been designated as a food desert. On their half-acre property, they grow 40 fruit trees and raise bees and chickens in what they refer to as a “home grown revolution.”

Justice
Kevin Powell On Moving Beyond His Own Toxic Masculinity

In his 2018 Bioneers keynote address, Kevin Powell boldly and bravely discusses his experiences with toxic masculinity and his journey to redefine what it means to be a man.

Justice
Tom Hayden – A Global Green New Deal: History, Context and Future

Tom Hayden's essay is essential contextual reading for understanding how we've reached the moment we're in today, where a Green New Deal is making national news, lead primarily by an active and engaged youth movement of newly elected, next-generation policymakers along with vibrant movement activists. 

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