VisionKeepers Podcast is the audio companion to the CreateTV and national public television series by the same name.
The podcast is also all about people who dwell in possibilities and try to find ways to leave our world a better place than they found it.
You will find a new episode of VisionKeepers every Monday.
*All views, ideas, and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the individuals and organizations featured on the podcast and do not necessarily reflect the views, ideas, or opinions of VisionKeepers MultiMedia Productions, LLC (“VisionKeepers MultiMedia Productions”), VisionKeepers, and their owners, officers, and employees.
Equine Assistance for Better Mental Health (Replay)
The Equine Assisted Growth And Learning Association (EAGALA) incorporates horses to address mental health and personal development needs. “Non-verbal is 90% of all communication, and that’s what the horses respond to.” The horse may become an aspect of a person’s personality, reflected back to them. Lynn/EAGALA provide a space for that person to interact with the horse and in turn the lessons learned from the experience translate into better relationships with others and more enjoyment in life within themselves.
Dustin Morin explains the process of land reclamation, in which he updates and maintains Alabama’s state inventory of abandoned mine land features and conducts environmental assessments prior to the undertaking of mine reclamation projects. Learn what makes Alabama unique, the positive impacts in safety, and how the landscape is being improved.
Marty Williams shares his experience with family-owned shrimp farming and the importance of location and environment to providing a high quality product. Working on saving the mangroves, maintaining water quality, and helping out in the local communities – Sahlman Seafoods has a product they are proud of.
Movement Vs Trend
Jake Danehy, Founder of Fair Harbor Clothing, shares how a beach where he and his sister, Caroline, spent their summers inspired the innovative creation of swim wear made from recycled plastics. Fair Harbor’s mission is to reduce and promote the mitigation of single use plastics is successfully being accomplished through an integral board of advisors and a passion for the cause.
The Complex World of Decision Making
Christina Bicchieri, S. J. Patterson Harvie Professor of Social Thought and Comparative Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania and author of “Norms in the Wild,” explores decision theory and all it involves, including fundamental attribution bias, confirmation bias, pluralistic ignorance, time discounting, and the foundational beliefs that shape societies. Working with UNICEF, the Gates Foundation, and the World Bank, Dr. Bicchieri hopes to influence developing countries to adopt small changes that will benefit their communities.
Fostering Childhood Enrichment
Cassie Slone, who started The Foster Care Council in 2012, heads up Studio Thrifty for the Kids with her colleague, Lindy Hester. Many children arrive at foster homes with nothing but the clothes are their back, so Studio Thrifty for offers them an individualized personal shopping experience where everything is free, they feel like celebrities, and they can get the supplies and clothing they need.
Love this podcast
Dan is so easy to listen too and I love the variety that each new episode brings.