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Our Community

Meet our alums at one of our public events, or schedule an individual or group creative retreat at the wild edge of Giacomini Wetlands.

Featured Alums

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Anna Lappé

Alum 2000, Alum 2004, Board of Directors
As an alum, Anna is delighted to bring her expertise in food…



Elizabeth Fishel

Saturday, January 28, 2017 - Sunday, January 29, 2017
All Day


news from alums

Alum News

January 21, 2017
More and more good news from alums who have been publishing and getting their work into the world. This is news sent to us in ...
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Fall 2016 Healing Arts Fellows Named

October 12, 2016
Three outstanding residents have been named Marion Weber Healing Arts Fellows for this fall. Andrew Boyd is a New York author, humorist and longtime veteran of creative ...
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Books by Our Alums


Mesa Refuge Alum and Advisory Committee Member, Van Jones, at the Women's March in Washington, DC. ...

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