Arlene Goldbard is a writer, speaker, consultant & cultural activist whose focus
is the intersection of culture, politics & spirituality. Find her blog & other writings
from her website: www.arlenegoldbard.com. She has addressed many audiences
in the U.S. & Europe, on topics ranging from the ethics of community arts practice
to the development of integral organizations. Goldbard has provided advice & counsel
to numerous community-based organizations, independent media groups, & public
& private funders & policymakers including the Rockefeller Foundation & the
Independent Television Service. She is currently writing a new book on art’s public purpose.