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Love is the Answer, hosted by Annie Loyd

Love is the Answer with annie loyd, eileen borris, daniel hirtz


Wednesday - December 2, 7 - 9 p.m., 

Interfaith Community Spiritual Center, Mesa, AZ,

"Love is the Answer, a design for living in chaos, finding a way to be comfortable in uncomfortable times," with special guests Dr. Eileen Borris and Daniel Hirtz, Dr. Borris, author of "Finding Forgiveness" will be autographing books at the conclusion of the event,

Suggested donation $10, all interested participants encouraged to attend, open to public

annie loyd, buffalo gals

Annie Loyd, an inspiring writer, lecturer, activist and facilitator resided in Phoenix, AZ for more than 20 years sharing her unique message of joy and compassion. In 2013, Annie, returned to the community of her birth in the sacred lands of the Black Hills of South Dakota, where buffalo roam and deer and antelope play all day!

Annie is returning to the valley for a short time, sharing her compassionate message of “Love is the Answer - – – A Design for Living in chaos!” A conversation about radical forgiveness, recovery, the politics of enlightenment.

Annie Loyd delivers a message informed from a multitude of disciplines and teachings from Christianity, Buddhism, Taoism and Indigenous Spirituality to Conscious Evolution, the Localist, Women’s, Justice, and Peace movements, and 23 years of recovery from drugs and alcohol. 

Annie will be joined by Dr. Eileen Borris and Daniel Hirtz.







Dr. Eileen Borris

As a clinical and political psychologist with more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Eileen Borris works with emerging democracies, helping nations of people reconcile centuries-old conflicts through forgiveness. Dr. Borris is a faculty member at Thunderbird School of Global Management at ASU and President of Forgiveness International, a nonprofit organization which promotes political forgiveness. 

Her first book, “Finding Forgiveness,” with the foreword by the Dalai Lama, leads the reader using a 

7-step Program for letting go of anger and bitterness. In Dr. Borris’ upcoming book, “Forgiveness and the Healing of Nations” she shares strategies for conflict resolution that she hopes will become required reading and a reference book for diplomacy in every embassy in the world.  

Dr. Borris is often called upon for speaking engagements on the psychological and spiritual power of forgiveness. You can find her at her website - , on Facebook - Eileen Borris, LinkedIn - DrEileenBorris and Twitter - @ERBorris. Eileen will autograph books after conclusion of event.



daniel hirtz

Daniel Hirtz has traveled across several continents. Originally from Germany where he lived the first 21 years of his life.  Then moved to Vienna,  Austria where he resided for almost 15 years and met Ingrid, the love of his life. Since 1992, Daniel has inspired multitudes of communities through his work of Holistic Tuning, Breathe for Peace and his beautiful engaging art as a passionate drummer. Daniel has charmed crowds with his mesmerizing dance of grace with the north Indian tabla over the last 30 + years.

Join us for an illuminating consciousness raising conversation with a healing ceremony as we move into a new phase of our development in 2016.

Earth Day 2014: Urban Roots - Ancient Wisdom at Alwun House

Dear Earthsters!!!

Earth Day 2014 Urban Roots Ancient Wisdom 

Greetings from the land of our northern ancestors, the land of the Lakota people, the paha sapa, known to us as “the heart of it all”

Thank you for joining us today to Celebrate Earth Day 2014 at the fabulous community gem - our Alwun House - for we are all one!

We are one - in a collective compulsion to show up and do something that benefits another human being.

We are one  - in our desire for clean water, air we can breath and land we can grow food on.


Call for Action SB1062 Statement from The FUSION Foundation, annie loyd, CEO

Phoenix, AZ, 20 February 2014. The FUSION Foundation thanks all community members who raised thier voices to support the rights of women and LGBTQ community, demanding the defeat of SB 1062 "legalized discrimination of LGBTQ and women" during the last week. This bill, which seeks to expand the "right" to discriminate by allowing businesses to refuse service based on almost every aspect of an individual's life, is an outrageous unconstitutional affront to human rights. 

We successfully partnered with friends in South Dakota and the same legislation was thoroughly defeated when the Republicans and Democrats saw through this ridiculous bill creating an enormous waste of energy and resources.


AZ SB1062 and AZ HB1060

PHOENIX, ARIZONA (20 February 2014) — The FUSION Foundation issued this statement regarding Arizona Senate Bill 1062.

“The FUSION Foundation, a grassroots community development organization committed to creating a culture of peace, with national headquarters located in Phoenix, Arizona, is outraged by the Arizona State Senate passing SB 1062, a bill that advocates and validates discrimination toward the LGBTQ community in our state. The FUSION Foundation has a long history of advocating for human rights as a direct impact of reducing violence in our communities. 


Third Annual Bikes and Basketballs for Kids

Bikes and Basketballs for Kids was established in 2011 by Joe Berman and then adopted by community philanthropist Carl Ames to provide bikes, bike helmets and basketballs to kids in the valley.


The community collaborators are pleased to announce the Third Bikes and Basketballs for Kids Annual Drive. We are asking customers and friends to “adopt” a kids bike/s to be donated to a local kid from underprivileged and low opportunity areas. You, your family, your friends, you company, your employer, your church or synagogue, support the purchase of one, two, three, or more bikes, or just contribute any amount to the bottom line


Indigenous Elders Council Statement:

This statement reflects the wisdom of the Spiritual People of the Earth, of North and South America, working in unity to restore peace, harmony and balance for our collective future and for all living beings.

This statement is written in black and white with a foreign language that is not our own and does not convey the full depth of our concerns.

The Creator created the People of the Earth into the Land at the beginning of Creation and gave us a way of life. This way of life has been passed down generation-to-generation since the beginning. We have not honored this way of life through our own actions and we must live these original instructions in order to restore universal balance and harmony. We are a part of Creation; thus, if we break the Laws of Creation, we destroy ourselves.


Evenings with annie, Rapid City, SD

Join annie loyd, founder of the FUSION Foundation of Phoenix, Arizona for Health and Happiness - a journey to self-discovery and self-actualization, finding the still small voice of wisdom within you!

Global Market

Rapid City, South Dakota

Free health care in the community

For our neighbors who need it the most

The I have a name campaign

Practice compassion

Evenings with annie, Glen Carbon, IL






















Attention Artists

The Phoenix Office of Arts and Cultures Public Art Program seeks an artist to join the design team responsible for the design of a new transit center. The selected artist will be asked to consider unique ways to provide functional integrated elements for passengers and to advise the team on other potential areas for artistic treatment. Art opportunities include, but are not limited to: vertical shade features, shelters and seating, walkways, and landscape enhancements. 

The estimated budget is $250,000, inclusive of all design and construction, travel, insurance, taxes, and incidentals. 

Deadline: November 22 at 12:00 PM (Arizona Time).

To download the full Call to Artist go to

For questions about this call contact Rebecca Rothman, project manager, at 602-495-0839. For questions about procurement contact Scott Steventon at 602-534-8334.

Holistic Women's Gathering


Holistic Women's Gathering Shadow Rock FUSION Foundaition

Holistic Women's Gathering ♥ Raise the Vibration Through Building Community, Support & Friendship!

Saturday, May 1111:00 AM – 7:00 PM at Shadow Rock Mountain Campus


Celebrating with Uqualla at the SOWIE Awards

Sowie AwardsIn 2013, a recognition dinner was held for the first Sower Awards given to honorees selected for their contributions to StarShine and for exemplifying sustainability and peace-building in their lives. These individuals are highly respected leaders who serve as tangible role models for today’s youth.


Genetic Roulette: The Gamble Of Our Lives, Jeffrey M. Smith GMO educator and filmaker presenting




For Immediate Release
Released By:
Food Policy Fund

For More Information Contact:
GMOVET 2013 Press Office
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2013 GMO Voter Education Tour Chooses Arizona for Kickoff February 21-24th

Enthusiasm High for GMO Labeling in Phoenix, Prescott, Sedona

FAIRFIELD, IA., February 3, 2013 - Invited by leading Prescott, Phoenix and Sedona organizations, the nation’s favorite GMO educator and filmmaker, Jeffrey M. Smith, has chosen Arizona to kick off the 2013 14-state GMO Voter Education Tour, with stops in Phoenix, Prescott and the Raw Living Expo in Sedona. Interested Arizona voters can choose from a wide mix of


At Shadow Rock, Community is Instrumental

Join The FUSION Foundation Saturday September 24th

Community is Instrumental - Musical FUSION at Shadow Rock is a new community music series featuring local folk/original music and musicians

7:00 p.m. - Ben Anderson

7:45 p.m. - Peter Tompkin

8:45 p.m. - Three-Legged Dog

A tax deductible contribution will be welcomed - never required

Sponsored by The FUSION Foundation and in community with Shadow Rock

beverages and snacks will be available for purchase each concert will benefit a different community project

for questions contact Annie at (603) 993-0050 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You are always encouraged to bring the following items to drop off to benefit local programs:

new bras and women's underwear

personal hygiene items (soap, shampoo, deodorant, lotion)

art supplies

eye glasses

cellphones plastic grocery bags

Thank you


Click here for a map.

Arizona Local Food Fest 2011

Sunday, October 23, 2011, 10 - 4
Food for Thought & Thought for Food
Phoenix College Osborn Campus

The free, day-long celebration of local food is designed to educate, inspire and empower Arizonans to become involved in the production of food in our yards, public spaces, community gardens and schools. The festival will also highlight creative ways to access, distribute and use the foods grown in Arizona. This 2011 inaugural festival will be held at the Phoenix College Osborn campus located on the southeast corner of 11th Ave and West Osborn Road on Sunday, October 23 from 10-4.

The Festival will include:


Just B - B Just


June 27 - 5-7 pm

204 W. 12th Ave

South West corner of Madison & 12th Avenue,

Downtown Phoenix.
Park on 12th Ave, just south of Madison, before going through the gates of the Human Services Campus. Park out front of the two story, brick "New Arid Club" building. Enter through the front door of the New Arid Club & walk upstairs to the second story.
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - 602-826-1149

Just B provides both and immediate and a long term solution towards ending homelessness.


Gender Equality

UN gender equality news feed

UN gender equality news feed collects gender equality-related news from individual RSS news feeds in the UN system and displays a combined up-to-date news list on a single web page and in a single news feed. UN gender equality news feed is a service of WomenWatch, the UN Internet Gateway on Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women
  • The work of a gynaecologist who treats rape victims who have been subjected to sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the focus of a film which has just been released. "The Man Who Mends Women", tells the story of Dr Denis Mukwege.

  • Although women are outpacing men in achieving higher levels of education, they are still more likely to pursue the humanities as opposed to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. That's according to the World's Women 2015, a UN report which looks at how women worldwide are faring in eight critical areas such as health, education, work, power and decision-making, and poverty.

  • MOHESHALI, Bangladesh – Something went terribly wrong when Asta Banu gave birth. Her labour was difficult and seemed to take forever. When the baby – a boy – was finally born, he was unresponsive. Although Ms. Banu's family quickly arranged transportation to the Thakurgaon District Hospital, their efforts were in vain. During the 20 km drive, the baby slipped into a coma and died.

Environmental News

Indian Country Media Network

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How to get involved

Jane Seybold greeting guestsWe host several events and have a presence at various philanthropic events through the year and rely heavily on our volunteers to help with activities prior to and following the event. If you'd like to meet more people and become inspired, educated and empowered, we create an environment for you to find your purpose and take action toward fulfilling your dreams of a better world.

To become involved in The Fusion Foundation, or to learn more about what we do in the community, please feel free to email us.