Web of Partners

The PTN Alliance includes these inspiring individuals and organizations:

Center for Emergent Diplomacy: http://www.emergentdiplomacy.org/
The Center for Emergent Diplomacy is an action research network of social innovators who facilitate the space for new ideas and potential solutions to emerge. We apply the self-organizing power of Complexity Science to resilient and collaborative networks that address global climate change, increased inequality, corrupt governance systems and endless war. In April 2017,The Center is hosting the ECOS gathering: A Bretton Woods for people and the planet. http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/apr/21/john-maynard-keynes-capitalism-us-economyand ECOS 2017:https://medium.com/@ECOSgathering/the-ecos-gathering-189464ccb947#.jr9x5j5je
 
American Indian Institute: http://twocircles.org/
The American Indian Institute recognizes traditional Indian wisdom as an endangered human resource that is relevant to today’s world and that holds keys to our common survival.  Looking seven generations into the future, we see a world in which the values and traditions of indigenous peoples are respected for the wisdom they hold for the Earth and all its peoples.  We pursue this vision by supporting the Traditional Circle of Indian Elders and Youth as it teaches, motivates, and celebrates traditional Indian peoples today.
 
Global Center for Indigenous Leadership and Lifeways: http://gcill.org/ 
GCILL is a platform for education and informing people about indigenous ways of knowing, wisdom for modern times and spirituality that raises human consciousness and harmonious relationship with Mother Earth. Having had a traditional upbringing, Ilarion Merculieff, founder of GCILL, has been, and continues to be, a strong voice and activist calling for the meaningful application of this traditional knowledge and wisdom obtained from elders in Alaska and throughout the world to the resolution of modern day challenges
Brian Rembrandt, founder of WatchThinkVote: http://watchthinkvote.com/about.html
Brian’s mission at WatchThinkVote compliments everything Pull Together Now is engaged in. He is dedicated to helping people everywhere solve problems by finding consensus points within complex issues. Brian has developed exclusive interactive communication technology, WatchThinkVote (WTV), which allows people anywhere, in any language, to register and measure their opinions on anything, in real time. WTV replaces costly random polling and surveys. Finally, everyone can instantly cast their vote and measure the results about everything from current events and politics to issues and surveys.  Online, from mobile devices and/or computers, participants engage through interactive stories which break down complex issues into understandable chunks of information, click through decision trees and discover the consensus points where dialogue begins and bickering ends. It is the most inclusive, accurate and economically efficient data-driven consensus technology available today, and can be customized for use by issue for individuals, institutions, government, organizations and business.
 
 
Center for Earth Ethics: http://www.centerforearthethics.org/
The Center for Earth Ethics (CEE) regards our ecological crisis as the consequences of a deeper malady: the dominant economic development agenda that results in the exploitation of people and nature for short-term financial gain. We cultivate the public consciousness needed to make changes in policy and culture that will establish a new paradigm based on the sustained well-being of all people and our planet. This change in consciousness is grounded in respect for nature, scientific understanding and concern for the most vulnerable people, communities and ecosystems. Mindahi Crescencio Bastida Munoz and Geraldine Patrick Encina are scholars in residence at CEE and work closely with PTN partners on environmental and indigenous cultural topics.
 
Parliament of the World’s Religions: https://www.parliamentofreligions.org/ 
Pull Together Now collaborated with others to bring a transcontinental Indigenous delegation to engage at the 2015 Parliament of the World's Religions in Salt Lake City. The Parliament was created to cultivate harmony among the world's religious and spiritual communities and foster their engagement with the world and its guiding institutions in order to achieve a just, peaceful and sustainable world. 10,000 international delegates from 80 countries and 50 faith traditions participated.
 
The International Association for the Study of the Commons: http://www.iasc-commons.org/ 
The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) is devoted to bringing together multi-disciplinary researchers, practitioners and policymakers for the purpose of improving governance and management advancing understanding, and creating sustainable solutions for commons, common-pool resources and any other form of shared resource. Francois Paulette was a keynote speaker at the 15th Biennial Global Conference of the IASC. 
 
White Buffalo Knife: http://www.whitebuffaloknife.com/
Shoshone-Paiute tribe member Arnold Thomas is the only certified Native American Chaplain in the US Veterans Administration and Dept. of Defense. As a blind suicide attempt survivor, Arnold has dedicated his life to serving combat veterans as well as youth and anyone challenged by seemingly hopeless circumstances. He provides keynotes and consulting services on topics such as personal resiliency and suicide prevention. Arnold served as a central coordinator of the 2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions gathering in Salt Lake City.
 
Northern Integrated Cultures with the Environment (Northern ICE) is a non-profit organization established in 2010 by Sahtu Dene Elder Be’sha Blondin to give a voice to the Elders, particularly those who are the keepers of the environmental and spiritual knowledge. Their initiatives are unique as they aim towards the integration of the spirit of the environment into the current ways society approaches the stewardship of Mother Earth. Be’sha Blondin was a delegate and presenter at the 2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions.
 
Alchemy Inc.: http://alchemyinc.net/
Alchemy’s mission is to cultivate urban adolescent males to develop a sense of purpose in life and to thrive as members of a family, school and community. Founder Kwame Scruggs and his team assist in the development of urban adolescent males through mentoring & the telling, discussion, and analysis of mythological stories & fairy tales told to the beat of an African drum. Since its inception Alchemy has worked with over 1,500 male youth in a group setting. In 2012 Alchemy received the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from the President's Committee on the Arts & Humanities. Paul Jeffery works with Kwame Scruggs to cultivate cross-cultural programs.
 
Brandon Ballengee: http://brandonballengee.com/
As an artist, biologist and environmental activist, Brandon’s concerns are for communities both human and non-human affected by climate change and other ecological impacts of the Anthropocene. Today’s environmental problems are global in scale and complex. To face this milieu of issues, we need the creativity of artists, scientists and those focused on other disciplines combine to creatively address such challenges we and other species currently face. Brandon Ballengee works in communities around the world to increase understanding of localized environmental problems with an overall awareness that each of us as individuals has an impact and can make a difference in our global environment.

 

 

OTHER PTN CIRCLE PARTNERS:

Anders Liden, Mindhaus Park, Tällberg, Sweden: http://www.mindhousepark.org/
Aurora Mahassine; http://www.sheproductions.com/#!about/ynrsz
Carina Gustavsson from Tidaholm, Sweden
Center for Social Sustainable Systems, Jorge Garcia: http://www.cesoss.org/about-us.html
Citizen’s Climate Lobby: https://citizensclimatelobby.org/
Dakota 38, Jim Miller & Alberta Iron Cloud Miller: http://smoothfeather.com/dakota38/
Global White Lion Protection Trust: http://whitelions.org/
John Well Off Man: http://www.welloffman.com/
The Natural Step: http://www.thenaturalstep.org/
Northern Plains Resource Council: https://www.northernplains.org/
Seedlings of Change, Eveline Maria Smith: http://www.seedlingsofchange.org/
Simon Dyer, Pembina Institute: https://www.pembina.org/
Steven Newcomb & the Indigenous Law Institute: http://ili.nativeweb.org/
         Revoke the Inter Cetera Bull: http://ili.nativeweb.org/ricb.html
Sky Wind World, Terry Zee Lee: http://www.skywindworld.org/
Tree and Sky Institute, Rob Whitehair & Pam Voth, http://www.treeandsky.org/
Water Rock l3c, Laurence de Bure,: http://www.waterockl3c.com/
 
Pull Together Now welcomes new partners into this transboundary network!
 
 
 
 
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