Hello and thank you for your interest!
Please contact me about making presentations for classes, community groups, permaculture trainings, sustainability events and conferences. Please see topics and issues I can address and please tell me what you are interested in.
I can add fascinating perspectives and content to just about any educational occasion related to sustainability, eco logical lifestyle or paradigm shift. Presentations appropriate for classes, meetings, conferences, permaculture intensive, special events, meet up groups, neighborhood associations and more.
For universities, my presentations would be of interest to sociology, regional planning, economics, sustainability studies, landscape architecture, urban issues and contemporary culture.
Here are topics I can address
1] Critique of market capitalism - Mythologies, markets, efficiency, American Exceptionalism; external costs
2] Eco Footprint/One Earth Lifestyles - What might a sustainable lifestyle look like?
3] Suburban Permaculture - 20 years transforming a 1/4 acre suburban property
4] History of Suburbia - Brooklyn, government intervention, Levittown, make work
5] Wisdom of the World's Great Spiritual Traditions - Brooklyn, government intervention, Levittown, make work
6] Allies and Assets in the Community - City programs, non profits, ad hoc groups, faith groups - making common cause
7] Place Making - Public projects creates indentity with where we live
8] Pushing Back on Cars - Aborted freeways, freeways removed, parklets, community plazas, super blocks, car free zones
9] Eco Villages - Urban retrofits - East Blair, Maitreya, Kailash, Columbia, N Street
10] Aesthetics - Our visual surroundings affect our quality of life and well being
11] Block Planning - Multiple properties, residents, owners collaborate to redefine the block
12] Paradigm Shift/Systems Change - What is it, why, values, priorities, how to pay for it, benefits
13] How to Pay For the Preferred Future - Priorities - how we use our time and money
14] Into the Future - Suburban repair, parking lots into micro downtowns, civic culture, one earth living
15] Voluntary Downsizing/One Earth Living - Less can be more
16] Alternatives to cash - Taking care of more needs at home and close to home
17] Democracy - Is it Possible? What could help? And then what?
18] Preview Of a Preferred Future - "Best" existing examples of paradigm shift
1] Topics and issues < link, I can present about
2] Seven Zoom Presentations < link, Series of Paradigm shift zoom presentations
3] Democracy essay < link, What could we do with democracy?
4] Podcasts <link, from my radio program on KEPW 93.7 FM, Eugene
5] Presentation < link, video from a Mother Earth News Fair
6] You tube channel < link, several narrated slide shows - 1] economics and 2] one earth lifestyles
7] Educational Posters < link, these are hard copy colorful posters, they are slide shows to fix on a wall, for sale