A Cry From The Future Summit was a 5-Day Online Gathering weaving together diverse thought-leaders and edge-walkers from diverse fields to remember our ancient roots as we strive for a visionary future.

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Each element points towards a different and necessary path towards a regenerative culture. 

Emerging into Our Collective Destiny

ether

The Summit explores the wisdom of the future generation through the prism of the 5 elements.

elemental framework

Embracing Sacred Grief & Awe

water

Ecological Stewardship & Ancestry

Earth

Tending the Relational Village

air

Harnessing Eros as the Creative Life Force

fire

Philanthropist / Researcher / Visionary

LIV BOREE

Visionary / Non-Violence Facilitator / Author

MIKI KASHTAN

Bodyworker / Author / Doula

KIMBERLY ANN JOHNSON

co-founder of Tamera

SABINE LICHTENFELS

Tantra Teacher / Author / Leader

RAFFAELLO MANACORDA

Activist / Artist / Writer

Pat McCabe

Ceremonialist / Activist / Author

Stephen Jenkinson

Professor / Author / Activist

Dr. Bayo Akomolafe

Author / Innovator / Creator

JAMIE WHEAL

Writer / Animist / Author

SOPHIE STRAND

Author / Philosopher

CHARLES EISENSTEIN

Author / Poet / Somatic Educator

KAI CHENG THOM

Activist / Artist / Futurist / Creator

ADAH PARRIS

Babalawo / Healer / Visionary

CHIEF OBA FEMI 

Author / Futurist / Visionary

DANIEL PINCHBECK

Tamera Leader / Love School Founder / Peace Worker

BENJAMIN VON MENDELSSOHN

Guide / Community Activist / Healer

GIGI COYLE

Financial & Legal Expert / Visionary / Coach

ALI KATZ

Herbalist / Cultural Preserver / Healer

KE'ONI HANALEI

Podcaster / Mythteller / Teacher

JOSHUA MICHAEL SCHRE

Professor / Author / Activist

Dr. Bayo Akomolafe

Dr. Bayo is a celebrated speaker, post humanist thinker and intellectualist that has founded the Emergence Network as a planet-wide initiative to provide new ways to respond to the critical challenges we currently face as a species.

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Activist / Artist / Writer

PAT MCCABE

Pat uses her voice to share about the path to global peace and healing of our culture. She draws upon the Indigenous sciences of Thriving Life to reframe questions about sustainability, balance and how we can support the next generation of humanity.

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Ceremonialist / Activist / Author

STEPHEN JENKINSON

Stephen is a farmer, speaker and creator that focuses his efforts on teaching others the skills to remake human culture in this time of crisis. His understanding is rooted in the earth and history, shedding light on how we can embark on our path as future ancestors and partake of the spiritual work required.

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Writer / Animist / Author

SOPHIE STRAND

Sophie focuses her work on spirituality, storytelling and ecology, creating love stories that unite and inspire. Her poems, essays and books convey her reimaginings of past events from the perspective of a queer eco-feminist.

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Author / Innovator / Creator

JAMIE WHEAL

Jamie's work explores revolutionary ways to work and live that are in alignment with natural human needs and abilities. He is an expert in peak performance and leadership, weaving together aspects of culture, biology and psychology to create a more clear picture of how we can thrive in this modern world.

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Activist / Artist / Futurist / Creator

ADAH PARRIS

Adah helps organizations and individuals develop innovative, cultural approaches to empower leaders to make a positive and lasting impact on the planet. She challenges conventional thinking and offers new approaches to business and leadership in her many speaking engagements including her TED Talk on Ancestorship.

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Author / Philosopher

CHARLES EISENSTEIN

Charles creates intersectionality between topics like history, economics, spirituality and the environmental movement. He weaves together many threads, taking holistic perspective on the topic and crafting an inspiring narrative that echoes in the hearts of many.

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Author / Poet / Somatic Educator

KAI CHENG THOM

Kai is a non-binary trans woman and formal social worker, that infuses their unique experiences into compelling essays about how to fall back in love with being human. They believe that each person is born to reshape the world and uses the power of story to invoke cultural transformation, towards a world based on the wisdom of love.

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Author / Futurist / Visionary

DANIEL PINCHBECK

Daniel is a visionary writer that shares his insight on how we can transition our culture to the new consciousness paradigm and leave behind the materialist view of the world. His work explores how the current ecological crisis could be a rite of passage for our species, calling us to utilize the digital communication tools we currently have to craft a world that is more free, just and sustainable for all.

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Babalawo / Healer / Visionary

CHIEF OBA FEMI 

Chief Oluwo Obafemi Fayemi Epega is a world-renowned Babalawo and the founder of O.I.D.S.I. (Obafemi Institute for the Divine & Universal Study of Ifa). He was initiated as a priest of Obatala in January 2004, and received his Tefa in February 2005 from the late Oluwo Dr. Afolabi Epega at the Epega Compound in Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria. He strongly believes that the restoration and preservation of African divine sciences and traditions can restore psychological balance and personal empowerment to all people.

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Financial & Legal Expert / Visionary / Coach

ALI KATZ

Ali is a heart-centered lawyer and the CEO of Eyes Wide Open Collective, offering legal and financial education with a focus on a new economy counseling methodology. Her work aims to heal inheritance and create a new economic paradigm based on financial liberation and harmony with ourselves, each other, and the planet.

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Tamera Leader / Love School Founder / Peace Worker

BENJAMIN VON MENDELSSOHN

Benjamin, holistic peace activist and trained dancer/bodyworker, heads Tamera’s Institute for Global Peacework since ’98. Leading Grace Pilgrimages and co-founding the Global Love School, he fosters inner-outer balance. He is a proud father of five children.

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Guide / Community Activist / Healer

GIGI COYLE

Gigi Coyle, a global community activist, mentor, and steward of land/water, has facilitated transformative gatherings in 20+ countries since 5th grade. At 74, she champions intergenerational projects for healing and co-founded Walking Water. Co-author of multiple works incl. ‘The Way of Council’.

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Podcaster / Mythteller / Teacher

JOSHUA MICHAEL SCHRE

Joshua Michael Schrei, podcaster, mythteller, and teacher, delves into global cosmologies. With over 20 years of teaching and exploration, he champions imaginative vision through storytelling, music, and The Emerald Podcast, blending narrative and myth to explore the human experience.

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Herbalist / Cultural Preserver / Healer

KE'ONI HANALEI

Ke'oni Hanalei is the founder of Pohala, a provider of esoteric Hawaiian botanical medicine and activist organization. He is connected with his lineage of over one thousand generations back and seeks to embody and honor the wisdom he has received from his pre-Polynesian ancestors. His work includes his podcast as a restoration project on the island of Māui following the aftermath of the horrific wildfires.

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Bodyworker / Author / Doula

KIMBERLY ANN JOHNSON

Kimberly Ann Johnson is a somatic experiencing practitioner, sexological bodyworker, birth doula, educator and author. She seeks to help women heal trauma, awaken their power, and feel at home in their bodies to start living life on their own terms.

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Philanthropist / Researcher / Visionary

LIV BOREE

Liv is an astrophysics graduate, turned professional poker player,. In 2014 she co-founded Raising for Effective Giving, a research and advisory nonprofit that uses the philosophies and strategies of Effective Altruism to identify and raise money for the most globally impactful charities.

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Visionary / Non-Violence Facilitator / Author

MIKI KASHTAN

Miki Kashtan is a practical visionary pursuing a world that works for all based on principles and practices rooted in feminist nonviolence. She dreams of local and global systems based on care for the needs of the entire web of life. All she does is part of the Nonviolent Global Liberation community which functions fully on a gift basis with both money and all other resources.

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Tantra Teacher / Author / Leader

RAFFAELLO MANACORDA

Raffaello Manacorda, international Tantra teacher with 15+ years’ experience. MA in Philosophy, leads ISTA faculty, and co-creator of ISTA Practitioner Training. Currently pursuing Ph.D. in Wisdom Studies.

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co-founder of Tamera

SABINE LICHTENFELS

Sabine Lichtenfels is the author of many books, freelance theologian, peace activist and co-founder of Peace Research Center Tamera, Portugal. Her focus areas include international peace work, community knowledge, spiritual research, a new female consciousness, reconciliation between the genders, truth in love and eros. With her comprehensive knowledge and her radical commitment she is an ambassador for a global perspective for peace.

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🎁  20 Hours of panels on: 
  • Water: Sacred Grief and Awe
  • Earth: Eco-Ancestry
  • Air: Tending the Relational Village
  • Fire: Harnessing the Creative Life Force of Eros
  • Ether: Emerging into our Collective Destiny

🎁 3 Hours of Keynote speaker Interviews and panels from *The Spirit of Community* Summit with visionaries from Tamera and Allies

🎁 Plus Love and Liberation conversation with Radical Palestinian and Israeli Peace Workers

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- Georgina Jahner, Ph.D.
New Zealand

Just wanted to say wow. The conversations, the brilliance, the feeling - thank you from my heart for bringing together these brilliant hearts and minds. So much gratitude.

"My heart is on fire."

- Noëlla
summit participant

I love you, I love what you stand for, I appreciate the valuable insights the speakers bring to this much needed discussion, With much gratitude from an 80 year old woman who sometimes despairs and grieves about the state of our world.

"The film alone is not enough and I hope the whole summit gets the attention it deserves."

- Summit participant & therapist

"This is the medicine I have been needing for the deep well of cultural and environmental grief I have been in."

- Clara
Summit participant

"The film is so beautiful, touching and important! It gives me hope that we humans can manage to live together in love again."

- SUMMIT PARTICIPANT

Something in my core is relaxing....a sense of profound relief. The open spaciousness in the sharings and discussions makes room for such unexpected magic to unfold and for truth/love/life to take over.

"The well of wisdom and heart shared in the summit I find astounding and deeply nourishing."

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South Africa

I offer a very heartfelt “Thank You” and bow to you all for the remarkable five days of beauty you offered the world.

I cannot tell you how many pages of notes I took with each session, and the deep inspiration at age 68 that the five days brought to my life.

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