“We must be the change we wish to see in the world.”
Jes Richardson is a peace activist, a credentialed teacher, a board member of the Social Justice Center of Marin, the founder and director of Bridge of Hearts, a recent winner of the Marin Human Rights Commission‘s MLK award, and the creator of the 10 foot tall Gandhi Puppet that has been to Washington DC twice and has also attended various Bay Area events over the past 10 years. Jes visited Iran in 2007 and 2010, and Israel in 2012. He will be be showing his newly created video piece, “Be The Change!” at house parties and other venues in the bay area. Jes has a long term dream project. He wants six Iranian-American young people (18+) and six Israeli young people (18+) to join him when he hikes the “Angel Trail” in Israel. This 580 mile trail is hosted by 100 “Angels” who house and sometimes feed hikers. Jes met one of these Angels during his trip to Israel.