Freedom, Equality, Altruism

Growing Beyond Ourselves: Credere Presentations 2014

The 2014 Center for Social Research’s Credere grant recipients will give presentations on their projects on October 3 and 4. The projects focused on the importance and application of empathy in social life. Click here for a printable flier.

Tom Atlee: Big Empathy: Creating a Wise Democracy and a Caring Economy
Keynote Presentation and 2014 Empathic Individualism Award

Friday, October 3 at 7:30 pm
Solaris Center for Social Arts, 360 Warren Street, Hudson NY

Social and Visual Arts

Kathleen Bowen: Meeting Yourself In The World – Looking At Your Life Story Through Artistic Expression To Discover Empathy: A Report on Working With Traumatized and Abused Women
Michael Howard: Developing Empathic Individualism through Art

Saturday, October 4 at 10:30 am
Free Columbia Space on Main, 84 Main Street, Philmont NY

Agriculture and Puppetry

Faith Gilbert: Collaboration for Mutual Aid: Fostering Cooperation Among Farmers in the Hudson Valley
Nathaniel Williams: The Making of Puppetry Performance of the Peacemaker’s Journey With Illustrative Scenes

Saturday, October 4 at 2:30 pm
Hawthorne Valley School Hall, 330 County Route 21C, Ghent NY

Music and Eurythmy

Emmanuel Vukovich and Sea-Anna Vasilas: Demonstration and Performance Collaboration on Johann Sebastian Bach’s Sonata in A Minor, BWV 1003 for Solo Violin, Eurythmy, and Poetry

Saturday, October 4 at 7:30 pm
Fountain Hall, Camphill Copake, 84 Camphill Road, Copake NY

Click here to read about the presenters and their projects.

The Credere grant program is a project of the Hawthorne Valley Center for Social Research. This year’s grants focused on the development and application of empathy in personal and social life.

The Growing Beyond Ourselves programs are hosted by the Center for Social Research and the Free Columbia art training program.