Saybrook welcomes its 2013-14 board of trustee officers: Renee Levi, PhD, previously the board co-chair, as chair; Brendan D. Leonard, MBA as vice chair; Bradley G. Fisher, MBA, as secretary; and Sam Talucci, MA, DMAN, as treasurer.
Are you frustrated with politics and the lack of civil discourse in community? Do you wonder if you can make a difference? For three days in July, 2013, at events across Seattle, internationally known educator, author and activist Parker J. Palmer will spark a community conversation based on his latest book, Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit. The latest of Palmer’s nine books, Healing shows his commonsense approach to politics that serves the common good.
We live in a time when any human emotion is seen as “treatable” by drugs; a time when organizations are desperately searching for ways to better organize and sustain communities; a time when the potential of new technologies for social transformation seems boundless, but is so far untested.
We live in a time when the world needs humanistic psychologists, organizational change agents, and new medicine. Now more than ever.
After 40 years, Saybrook University remains the intellectual home of humanistic scholarship. But are we doing enough?