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Wondering how to use your creative facilitation skills? Take a look at these brilliant people who are using their skills in a variety of different industries and roles:

Screen shot 2013-11-26 at 14.46.13Alan Wong
Alan Wong is an independent facilitator, poet and musician who has organized and facilitated experiential art and leadership programs for thousands of teens and adults in North and South America.
Screen shot 2013-11-26 at 14.49.56Andrew Nalani
Andrew Nalani is a facilitator who is in the process of creating his own youth camps so that he can bring vital empowerment work to young people in his home country of Uganda.
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Black Mountain Films

Black Mountain Films is an independent film company with a strong emphasis on social art and using film as a tool for youth empowerment.
Screen shot 2013-11-26 at 14.52.35Daniel Lalande
Canadian born Daniel Lalande is a recent convert to social artistry. For 24 years Daniel worked as a costume designer, but in 2002 he slowly initiated a career transition to the development sector.
Screen shot 2013-11-26 at 14.47.45Derek Debru
Derek Debru is a filmmaker and community artist who works internationally and who joined PYE in Northern Uganda to run a participatory television channel at a camp.
Screen shot 2013-11-26 at 14.56.20Eric Mulholland
Eric Mulholland is an actor and facilitator with more than 20 years of experience in using theater for youth empowerment.
Screen shot 2013-11-26 at 14.59.08Fatuma Ali
Fatuma is a member of Young Women Empowered, our Seattle partner organization that runs programs for young women.
10151163_1446607408914089_7864058137001705329_nNimesh Patel (Nimo)
Nimesh Patel (known as Nimo) found success in his twenties as a musician and music producer, but decided to embark on a path of self discovery and growth that has impacted thousands.
Peggy TaylorPeggy Taylor
Peggy Taylor is the co-founder and Director of Training at PYE as well as being a talented writer and musician with over 30 years of experience in group facilitation and experiential learning.
Screen shot 2014-02-11 at 13.44.17Rebekka Goldsmith
Rebekka has been part of the PYE community for many years and her work with music and particularly vocal improvisation have helped to shape the way that we use music in the Creative Community Model.
Screen shot 2013-12-26 at 23.46.30Sagesse Graham
Sagesse Graham is a videographer and animator who uses aspects of the Creative Community Model in her work with youth.
Shalini MenonShalini Menon
Shalini recognized a real need for more networking and community among youth workers in Bangalore so she set up an organization called the Educators Collective.
Screen shot 2013-11-26 at 14.46.49Toronto
A vibrant city of social artists and social change-makers, we take a look at life for social artists in Toronto.
Screen shot 2013-11-26 at 15.01.01Xola Yoyo
Xola Yoyo is a youth worker in the Eastern Cape of South Africa who uses social artistry and creative facilitation to work with youth in rural environments.

Video Interviews:

Nadia Chaney
A lead facilitator with PYE, Nadia has developed her facilitation skills through a variety of trainings and readings. In this video Nadia explains exactly what social artistry means to her.

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