Bill Harley, a Friend, storyteller, author, songwriter, teaching artist; two-time Grammy winning artist in the spoken word category; Lifetime Achievement awards from the Rhode Island Council on the Humanities, Children’s Music Network and the National Storytelling Network.
"There’s incredible potential for much better communication strategies and storytelling around what is already being done with regard to sustainability (for example, does the congregation or student body ever hear about the energy savings or why this building material was chosen over that building material during construction?). In most of the cases I’ve seen, and in terms of rallying the movement internally as well as inspiring others externally, it’s about identifying and celebrating the elements of sustainability that do exist, which will then inspire and build engagement for coming together as a community and pursuing more."
- A key paragraph from Andrea Learned’s article in the Huffington Post, ‘Plain Sight Sustainability, Mass Consumer Influence’. In it she explains the importance of highlighting examples of sustainability that already exist, particularly in the education and religious communities.