Past Santa Barbara Event: VOL 8

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July 25, 2013

We are pleased to host the 8th PechaKucha Night in Santa Barbara at the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum!

We will have a group of super interesting individuals who will be presenting on a variety of topics throughout the night. Each presenter will be allowed 20 slides, with 20 seconds of talking time per slide.

Doors open at 7:00 pm, with presentations starting at 7:45 pm. A $7 donation to help pay for the venue will be accepted at the door. Drinks will be available for purchase - cash only.

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Children In The Natural World

@ VOL 8 ON JUL 25, 2013

Andrew Lindsey introduces us to his work with Wilderness Youth Project. He explains the various ways that the natural world is beneficial to children as well as the language of the natural world.

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Children Of The Earth

@ VOL 8 ON JUL 25, 2013

Juan Ayala outlines the special connection that humans all have by exisiting on this planet. In this presentation he takes us on a journey to look at various different aspects of different cultures. He encourages us to think seriously about our responsibilities to the planet.

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Overcoming Stress

@ VOL 8 ON JUL 25, 2013

Kathy Gruver tells us what stress is, what it is caused by, what it causes, and how we can overcome it. We cannot control stress, but we can control our response to it. Here Kathy teaches us how.

"Presentation of the Day" on November 30, 2013.

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Transcendental Meditation Research and its Applications in Social Welfare Programs

@ VOL 8 ON JUL 25, 2013

Scott Lary talks about the benefits of transcendental meditation. From prison inmates to the health of care givers, the positive effects are astounding.

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An Ode to Santa Barbara

@ VOL 8 ON JUL 25, 2013

Santa Barbara to Stef Miller is a place to treasure and relish in becasue of its natural beatuy, great community, and sense of movement. Listen as she talks about how Santa Barbara has added beauty into her life and why it should be relished by others. 

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One World, One Ocean

@ VOL 8 ON JUL 25, 2013

Ocean for Life, created in reponse to the 9/11 attack, is an organization that promotes cross-cultural understanding in the context that we are all connected by one ocean. Claire Fackler talks about the areas and goals of the program and how students learn to have a greater appreciation and respect for the ocean as well as others who are culturally different. 

Juan Ayala
Educator, Planet Earth in Santa Barbara
Andrew Lindsey
Work with kids outside, Wilderness Youth Project in Santa Barbara