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2017 Salons in the Tearoom
Time for all Salons: 7 p.m.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room -
114 S. Main St., Ann Arbor Phone: 734.665.2757
The Crazy Wisdom Salons are free and open to the public.
Hemp, CBD and the Future of Health
Thursday, October 5, 7 PM
When most people think of hemp, they visualize paper and rope. Our understanding of this often misunderstood plant is quickly changing. Driven by advancements in technology as well as the surging interest in CBD, research continues to unlock the scientific secrets of the hemp plant. Panelists: Nathan Ayers, Director of Chiwara Permaculture Research & Education and national expert in regenerative Agro-Ecology; Lisa Profera, MD -- With over twenty-five years of medical experience, Dr. Lisa Profera offers a wealth of knowledge. She is passionate about integrating the best practices of lifestyle medicine to help her patients heal and thrive; Ted Donahey -- An Army Veteran and Chief Agronomist at Island Farms, specializing in CBD genetics and breeding; Mark Wagnon -- An executive in Silicon Valley before coming to Ann Arbor, Mark is an "extreme generalist" and sustainable community systems architect. Facilitator: Sandy Wiener. Sandy has organized past Salons on "Who/What Are We Anyway," "Science and Psi," "Lucid Dreaming,” “Comparing Permaculture and Biodynamic Farming,” and “The importance of Recess and Play in Education.”
Building Bridges between People:
Creating Hope through
Creative Activism and Resistance
Thursday, October 26, 7 pm
Join us for a stimulating discussion of the important approaches
to resisting a national agenda that denies many of our fundamental rights and rolls back the clock on critical reforms. From environment to immigrants’ rights, to the challenge of inequitable representation, join our participants in an exploration of the many innovative ways we in Ann Arbor and the nation are evolving to let our voices be heard and counted. Come add your voice and ideas to the discussion. Panelists: Mike Garfield, Director, Ecology Center, Innovative Solutions for a Healthy Environment and Planet; Idelle Hammond-Sass, Ann Arbor Jewish Sanctuary, PEG, Equality in Government; Carrie Hatcher-Kay, PhD, Activist/Member of A2 Citizen Pod and UU Indivisible; Melanie Harner, Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights. Facilitator: Lucinda Kurtz, M.A., Brennan Healing Science Practitioner. Contact Lucinda at Lucinda@lucindakurtz.com for more information. www.lucindakurtz.com
Do Labels Define a Person’s Worth?
An Evening with Author Janice Fialka
Thursday, November 2, 7 pm
Her book, What Matters: Reflections on Disability, Community and Love, is the powerful story of Micah Fialka-Feldman, who has an intellectual disability, his community, and the ground breaking journey of full inclusion in K-12 schools, college work and life. Learn what it takes to ensure that labels such as "low IQ" do not define one’s ability to contribute to the world and live a meaningful life. Discover why Krista Tippet of On Being praises the book as "mind-opening, life-altering, soul stretching." A book of practical guidance, wisdom, and humor for all, because we all need to be included. Janice Fialka, LMSW, ACSW is a nationally-recognized speaker, author, award-winning social worker and advocate on issues related to disability, inclusion and family-professional partnerships. She is also a compelling storyteller.
The mother of Micah and Emma, Janice brings grace and grit to her conversations. Hosted by Bill Zirinsky, owner of Crazy Wisdom.
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