In this episode, you’ll hear practical ideas for helping your children impact the world around them. You’ll also hear the extraordinary story of how the son of Creative Visions founder Kathy Eldon bettered the lives of those around him until his passing in 1993 in Somalia, where he was working as a photojournalist.
Kathy has worked as a teacher, journalist, author and film and television producer in England, Africa and the United States. In 1998 Kathy launched Creative Visions Foundation, inspired by the life of Kathy's son, Dan Eldon – artist and photojournalist- killed at the age of 22 in 1993, while on assignment for Reuters in Somalia. Since 2004, the organization has acted as an incubator, accelerator and agency for more than 360 projects and productions by artists, filmmakers, playwrights and leaders of social movements. Creative Visions, which has impacted more than 100 million people, has been recognized as a United Nations Non-Governmental Organization (NGO.) Kathy is the author of 17 books, including Angel Catcher, Soul Catcher and Love Catcher (Chronicle), a series of popular self-guided journals written with her daughter Amy. Kathy, editor of a best-selling collection of her son Dan's journals, The Journey is the Destination: The Journals of Dan Eldon, has also written popular cookbooks, travel and eating out guides and children's social history books. Harper One published her memoir, In the Heart of Life. creativevisions.org
Things you'll learn from this episode:
Free resources for children to help them share their dreams and hope for the world
The power of transforming pain into purpose