john a. powell speaks at Bioneers 2014 plenary session


October 19, 2014

Haas Institute Director john powell spoke to a crowd of over 1,500 people at the annual Bioneers conference in San Rafael, CA on October 19, 2014, where he was an invited plenary speaker. john's talk, entitled "Beloved Community: Interbeing, Race, Class, and Person 'Hood" explored our fear of the “Other” which can be magnified by unstable contracting economies, radically shifting demographics, and new social norms—and asked the question: Can humanity overcome these divisions and come together to protect our common home?