Dottie Zold

Dottie Zold creates space for youth encounters and intergenerational communities and healing through practical work and conversations.  She met Rudolf Steiner’s work at 29 and her first book was Archangel Michael His Mission and Ours. She founded Elderberries Threefold Cafe in 2008 after seeing the Youth Section housing at the bottom of the Hill in … Continue reading Dottie Zold

Melody Brink

"Melody Brink will share her experience in the Moria refugee camp, working with stART International- a German-based organization which brings pedagogues and therapists into settings that have been hit either by man-made or natural disasters, to support the affected children and adults with emergency aid." Melody Brink is a storyteller, singer, puppeteer and social artist. … Continue reading Melody Brink

Patrice Maynard

Patrice Maynard, MEd., is Director of Publications and Development for theResearch Institute for Waldorf Education. She was a Leader in the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America for nine years prior to her current position andwas class and music teacher at the Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School in upstate New York for thirteen years. In … Continue reading Patrice Maynard

Stan Padilla

The Fire Now: Ancient Embers, Modern Flames Stan is a Native American artist, educator and cultural activist. His artwork has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is a contemporary expression of sacred and ancient wisdom. He is an artistic and cultural mentor for youth of all cultures. He is a father, grandfather, great grandfather and … Continue reading Stan Padilla

Angela Foster

"Whether I can help, I know not; an individual helps not, but he who combines himself with many at the proper hour. We will postpone the evil, and keep hoping. Hold thy circle fast”~ the old man with the lamp As students of spiritual science we learn that Rudolf Steiner said that the whole of … Continue reading Angela Foster

Akil Bell

HOW I WILL Being born and raised in Los Angeles, California, I have enjoyed the diverse, geography and topography of this place. I also love the diversity of cultures and industries. We also have a rich network of spiritual communities that have reminded me of my being. For that I am appreciative! I have lived … Continue reading Akil Bell


Place Based Practitioner & Educator Birwood Community House & The James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership Kim Sherobbi is a retired Detroit Public Schools Teacher who has lived in her Birwood Street neighborhood for over 50 years. Kim is the founder of Birwood House; a community space where she is a … Continue reading KIM SHEROBBI