The power of participatory art in public spaces. Guest post by local Bay Area artist, curator and producer Marie Applegate about Everyday Superheroes event, a collaboration with HIP in San Francisco.
You’re invited to a Free, Family-Friendly “Everyday Superhero” event in San Francisco on October 1st, from 12 noon to 4pm outside the Asian Art Museum at the Corner of Larkin + Fulton.
We at The Heroic Imagination Project are inspired by the stories of everyday heroism as individuals act with courage and selflessness to help their neighbors and strangers alike in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
Had a great turnout at the APA heroism symposium. Featuring HIP founder Dr. Philip Zimbardo, as well as HIP board members Zeno Franco and Scott Allison.
“Especially crucial in moving toward long-term human and environmental well-being are transformational individuals who step outside of the norm, embrace ecological principles, and inspire collective action”
An inspiring story this week: 80 strangers stepped into the ocean, putting their own lives at risk, to save a family stuck in the strong tides.
What motivates whistleblowers? This article from the Washington Post discusses what most distinguishes whistleblowers from bystanders.
Article by our friend Peter Pronzos reviewing Keith Payne’s The Broken Ladder: How Inequality Affects the Way We Think, Live, and Die.
Thanks to the quick response of two friends, Irvine Valley College student will be graduating after suffering a mini-stroke earlier this month.
More photos of Dr. Zimbardo at the 2017 Western Psychological Association Conference.