An underlying philosophy of EmpowerED Pathways is disruption. Disruption of the autopilot responses, which contribute to the anxiety, depression, judgement and harm in our world. Neuroscience proves, we are what we practice. Research also indicates mindfulness builds and strengthens the neurological pathways of peace, resiliency and compassion. Proactively teaching Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) also builds the skills needed to effectively navigate the joys and chaos we experience across a lifetime.
Our goal is that one day, every teacher, every student, and every K-12 system will incorporate mindfulness and SEL to eliminate the amount of isolation, hurt, hate, and judgement in our world. We aim to disrupt the “high stakes testing” and “school to prison pipeline” culture narrative which dominates present-day educational settings.
This paradigm shift takes the people, the passion and the resources to do so. Our team has over fifty years’ experience in public education and public health, and each of us has a personal mindfulness practice which provides the passion to lead this work. Recognizing school systems are constantly cutting budgets and simply cannot afford additional resources and professional development, we established our organization to 501(c)(3) non profit organization.
Donate to our Organizational Support Fund
Contributions to this fund are directed towards content and resource production, materials for workshops, work shop facilitation costs, etc.
Support a School or Community
Your contribution can designated a "gift" and one of our workshops can be provided to a school or community organization of your choosing. Contact us for pricing and other questions if you would like to provide our service as a gift.
Other Ways to Help
We are eager to engage with the Stellarlumens (XLM) community and the crypto/blockchain community as a whole. Together we hope to build the resources to increase individual well-being and societal peace.