Archive for September, 2010

Creative Intelligence of the Community in Action

September 24, 2010

Several days ago students from Oakland, CA, a community which struggles from poverty and violence, spent time working on pieces of Fig Singing Tree of the Child answering question: What do I wish for children? The results were amazing! The flow of ideas from the students of Youth Empowerment School (YES, Oakland, CA) was unprecedented. […]

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Why Fig Singing Tree of Child?

September 24, 2010

Flash file from One Child – an organization started by a 16 year old to raise awareness about child sex trade. Cheryl Perera of Toronto, CA, began a high school project, which took an unexpected turn when she encountered a description of the global child sex trade in her research. She asked herself, “How can […]

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Fig Singing Tree Progress

September 24, 2010

Lili and Laurie made the five interwoven trunks of the Fig Tree in my back yard which is inspiration for the Fig Singing Tree for the Child. The tree makes hundreds and hundreds of figs, feeding birds, bugs and humans, making new trees. This is the abundance of creativity. This is the abundance of imagination […]

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Fig Singing Tree of Child

September 24, 2010

“We want for all of the children of the world what we want for our own children – to find their spark and to have the tools and courage to beat any odds they encounter.” Unity Through Creativity The Fig Singing Tree of the Child is the direct result of Unity Through Creativity’s dream and […]

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Autism Spectrum – Active in 350!

September 24, 2010

We are excited about active role that people with Autism are playing in educating the world about 350, as well as about Autism. Our list of the underlying and always driving questions includes “what are we doing to educate people about our continued survival on this planet?” CO2 in the atmosphere is so important that […]

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350 to be in every artwork of Unity Through Creativity

September 24, 2010

WHY is the number 350 in our paintings? 350 is a very important number. It is the parts per million of CO2 we need to have in the atmosphere. If we continue to exceed that number, we’ll reach a tipping point, unleashing the methane pockets in the Arctic and Northern Pacific. That would be beyond […]

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First Virtual Singing Tree – Oak Tree of Autism!

September 24, 2010

Today we are launching Unity through Creativity‘s new website and our first multinational virtual collaborative mural – The Oak Singing Tree for Autism! It’s a demonstration of the power of collaborative art to unleash the community’s genius and help beat the odds. Nothing matters to me more as a parent and educator than the high […]

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Biomimicry and Green Cement Will Beat the Odds!

September 24, 2010

The abundance of vision within us in the mirror of Nature’s endless creativity. So we return again to Step 2 of Beating The Odds Now! book – Consulting Nature. The Biomimicry Institute knows how to do this BIG TIME. Unity Through Creativity members had the privilege of attending their Education Summit with 99 other people […]

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Oakland CA Inner Landscapes – Feedback!

September 24, 2010

Inner Landscapes are a space for expressing the knowledge and wisdom that lies in our hearts and souls. It can be used with any ages and any type of community. In addition it allows us to have great conversations of inner strength, sparks, as well as some other pressing issues, for example…. 350. View project […]

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Young People from Oakland, CA are Beating The Odds

September 24, 2010

Using the power of creativity and community, Unity Through Creativity worked with 35 Upward Bound students from Oakland, CA, a community which struggles from poverty, to unleash the power of creativity and community, and look what we made! Inner Landscapes in an abandoned lot in Oakland, CA Using the Institute of Noetic Sciences  Worldview Literacy […]

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