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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



Books by Our Alums


Braiding Sweetgrass

Robin Kimmerer
Drawing on her life as an indigenous scientist, a mother, and a woman, Robin shows how other living beings offer us gifts and lessons, even ...
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Mesa alums Kate Levinson and Clair Brown talking about economics and ethics this afternoon with an engaged group. ...

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