Hope for 2012

At the end of December 2011, I asked a few friends and colleagues to send me stories and links that prove we can heal the earth, our society and our lives. I invited people who keep track of things like this — signs of a paradigm shift away from destruction. I...

Another eBook in the CETA Series

Steven Durland and I have just published another in our series of eBooks about the most significant jobs program affecting artists in the past 70 years: CETA (Comprehensive Employment and Training Act), a federal employment program active from 1973 to 1981. This new...

New eBook: Making Exact Change

We’ve just published another eBook: Making Exact Change: How U.S. arts-based programs have made a significant and sustained impact on their communities by Bill Cleveland. it examines ten outstanding U.S arts-based community programs and asked them how they...

LFB & SD Honored at Imagining America

Imagining America honors Steve Durland and me, September 24, 2011, for our lives’ work at the national Imagining America conference in Minneapolis. Read more here on their Facebook page. Here’s a pic of us in the mid-’80s. We are now approaching our...