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Kathy Eldon

In the Heart of Life: Living by Forgiving

Kathy Eldon | Posted 02.22.2014 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

I knew I could never forgive the Somalis who killed my son. My journey to forgiveness was long and painful, but one incident was to change forever the trajectory of my life.

The Magic of Us: Music Unites Brings the Power of Music to Los Angeles

Michelle Edgar | Posted 02.09.2014 | Education
Michelle Edgar

My goal was to make sure that music was accessible to students across the nation, despite their backgrounds. I believe that music is the one thing that really unites us all, that transcends all borders, and this was something I wanted to bring to life.

Kathy Eldon: Creative Revolutionary

GlassCeiling.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
GlassCeiling.com

Kathy Eldon changes lives through her roles as acclaimed lecturer, writer, activist, journalist, television and film producer. She is a self-professed "revolutionary" who seeks to enlighten people to the power they have to change the world around them for the better.

Diana Nyad: Swimming in the Pool of Becoming

Bridget Fonger | Posted 12.23.2013 | Impact
Bridget Fonger

I recently had the distinct pleasure of meeting -- and giving two big hugs to -- Diana Nyad at a fundraiser for Creative Visions Foundation. Crea...

Living by Forgiving: Lessons From Kenya, Somalia, Pakistan, and Beyond

Kathy Eldon | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Kathy Eldon

This week at a book signing in Santa Monica, I spoke about how my heart was broken when a Somali mob murdered my son, Dan Eldon, a 22-year-old Reuters photojournalist, together with three of his young colleagues in Mogadishu in 1993.

Caught In The Act: Amy Eldon Turteltaub Interviews Her Mom Kathy Eldon About Living "In The Heart of Life"

Kathy Eldon | Posted 11.30.2013 | Arts
Kathy Eldon

It has taken 17 years - and a lot of blood, sweat and tears - but finally my memoir, In The Heart of Life, has hit bookstores. I welcome its arrival ...

Kathy Eldon: From Chaos to Creativity

Lisa Levart | Posted 11.09.2013 | Impact
Lisa Levart

From a dark place of anarchy, Kathy Eldon found the strength and power to establish Creative Visions Foundation -- an organization that fosters activists and artists who shine light on social causes.

Means to the End: A Lasting Vision From America's Greatest Indian Activist (VIDEO)

Kathy Eldon | Posted 12.26.2012 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

I hope that Russell's school will now be created to celebrate the extraordinary warrior who died this week in his beloved Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in Porcupine, South Dakota.

Caught in the Act: Malibu's Dirty Little Secret Cleaned Up (VIDEO)

Kathy Eldon | Posted 01.29.2012 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

The glamorous city of 13,000 is now leading the way in stopping toxic stormwater and chemical-laden urban runoff from destroying its glamorous coastline.

Caught in the Act: East Correspondent Peter Murphy Sits Down With Ben Hoyer

Kathy Eldon | Posted 09.14.2011 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

In a city still predominately known for is tourism and ephemerality, can a single coffee shoppe in Orlando, Florida spawn the groundwork for an actively influential community?

Caught in the Act: Nina Streich (VIDEO)

Kathy Eldon | Posted 08.01.2011 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

The Global Peace Film Festival unites filmmakers and film-goers who are inspired to take action in their daily lives to leave the world a more peaceful place.

Transforming Sorrow to Joy: A Mother's Story

Kathy Eldon | Posted 07.06.2011 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

As Mother's Day approaches, my stomach begins to ache. It's a familiar, if old pain, tucked away in my soul, born of the loss of my son, Dan, killed at the age of 22 while working as Reuters photojournalist in Somalia more than 17 years ago.

Caught in the Act: Naomi Natale Collects One Million Bones for Genocide Awareness (VIDEO)

Kathy Eldon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

Recently I met a young activist, Naomi Natale, who is using her creativity to not only raise awareness about the atrocities occurring abroad, but also to raise funds to support displaced survivors.

Caught in the Act: Diana Rowan Rockefeller Empowers Afghan Women to Lead (VIDEO)

Kathy Eldon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

I had the privilege of meeting a leader in women's activism: Diana Rowan Rockefeller, founder of Afghan Leaders Connect.

Caught in the Act: Dr. Amy Lehman Reveals Her Plan to Save Lives

Kathy Eldon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

Could one health clinic provide care to over ten million residents throughout four different countries in one of the most rural regions of the world? Dr. Amy Lehman believes so.