“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. “The Beautiful People of Iran” is a video piece created by Jes, and will be posted on this website shortly.
When Jes returned from Iran in 2007, he stayed at the Code Pink House in Washington DC for six months. During this time he filmed Code Pinkers in action, and he is currently looking for someone to help him with the editing process. When the piece is finished, Jes will use it to promote Code Pink, a national organization of women for peace http://www.codepink.org/.