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Facing Future - a conversation led by Joan Sleigh with John Bloom [May 8, 7:30pm, Bethesda, MD]

What culture of inner and outer practice is needed, in ourselves and within the community, so that a creative future may emerge? How can we work meditatively, listen to our heart’s wisdom, and meet our conflicted world with an interest in truth and reconciliation as a path of healing?

Joan Sleigh is a member of the Executive Council at the Goetheanum.
John Bloom is the General Secretary of the Anthroposophical Society in America.

Washington Waldorf School, 4800 Sangamore Rd, Bethesda, MD 20816

All are welcome!

Joan Sleigh
Birth and childhood in Camphill, South Africa. Moved to Germany in 1982, family and training as Waldorf Class Teacher in Witten-Annen. Returned to Cape Town in 1995. Teaching at Michael Oak Waldorf School until 2012; lecturer at the Center for Creative Education from 2006 – 2012. Member of the International Forum for Steiner Schools (Hague Circle); co-ordinator of the Pedagogical Section in Cape Town since 2010. Member of the Executive Council at the Goetheanum since April 2013; coresponsible for the Anthroposophical Studies in English.
John Bloom
is Vice President, Organizational Culture at RSF Social Finance in San Francisco (www.rsfsocialfinance.org) . As part of his work at RSF he has been developing and facilitating conversations and programs that address the intersection of money and spirit in personal and social transformation. He writes frequently for RSF’s Reimagine Money blog and has fostered collaborative dialogues on the challenging social aspects money. As part of his work he has helped develop awareness of issues of land and biodynamic agriculture across the US. He was appointed as General Secretary of the Anthroposophical Society in America in October 2016. He has written two books, The Genius of Money, and Inhabiting Interdependence, both published by SteinerBooks. He lives in San Francisco.