Prescott College Affiliation : Alumni
Program : Bacherlor of Arts
Graduation Year : 1974
I have been a social activist all my adult life. Since I started the Primavera School in 1972, my work has revolved around making the world a better place for children. In the arenas of early childhood education, child development, family support, and child abuse prevention I try to inspire others to do what is best for children and their parents.
In 1996 I started my second non-profit, a statewide advocacy and training organization. I enjoy influencing public policy, developing good community-based programs and producing high-quality training opportunities for folks who are working in their own communities on behalf of children and families.
I trace my activism right back to Prescott College. My experience there removed any doubts I might have held about whether or not I wanted to be a change agent. Indeed, it made a reluctant leader out of me. Because of the people I met at Prescott College, I began to see the world as full of opportunities for constructive change. I learned to question, to value my instincts, and to ask a lot of others and myself in the service of doing what the world is calling for.
Advice for students: "Never doubt a small group of people can change the world, indeed that is all that ever has." - Margaret Mead
"I enjoy influencing public policy, developing good community-based programs and producing high-quality training opportunities for folks who are working in their own communities on behalf of children and families."
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