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Matt Garcia Foundation · 1d ago

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Matt Garcia Foundation · 3d ago

Dolph Lundgren | On Healing and Forgiveness

The movie Rocky IV turned Dolph Lundgren aka Soviet boxer Ivan Drago into a Hollywood star. Exactly 30 years later the Fulbrighter Dolph Lundgren shares his personal fight worth fighting wit...
Matt Garcia Foundation · 1W ago

A Tale of Two Americas. And the Mini-Mart Where They Collided.

Ten days after 9/11, a shocking attack at a Texas mini-mart shattered the lives of two men: the victim and the attacker. In this stunning talk, Anand Giridharadas, author of "The True Americ...
Matt Garcia Foundation · 1W ago

Why Not Put the Gun Down?

At the age of seven, in Chiapas, Mexico, Yoni was shot during the uprising of the Zapatistas. Immigrating to the United States, Yoni was bullied at school and sought protection from a gang w...
Matt Garcia Foundation · 1W ago

The Science of Compassion: Dr. James Doty

James R. Doty, M.D. is the founder and director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University of which His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the founding b...
Matt Garcia Foundation · 2W ago

How Does Forgiveness Heal?

Deepak Chopra explains the healing power of forgiveness.When you have a resentment, grievance , feeling of hostility towards someone or if you have any of the other toxic emotions like guilt...
Matt Garcia Foundation · 2W ago

Anger, Compassion, and What It Means To Be Strong

While anger can feel powerful in our bodies, many of us use angry behavior to avoid dealing with things that make us uncomfortable. Compassion gives us a way to be strong that helps us coura...
Matt Garcia Foundation · 3W ago

Theaster Gates: How to Revive a Neighborhood: with Imagination, Beauty and Art

Theaster Gates, a potter by training and a social activist by calling, wanted to do something about the sorry state of his neighborhood on the south side of Chicago. So he did, transforming ...
Matt Garcia Foundation · 3W ago

One Man's Journey From Gang Member to Academia

Victor Rios says he has lived two lifetimes. In his first, he was a gang member, juvenile delinquent and high school dropout. Today, he's a sociology professor at the University of Californi...
Matt Garcia Foundation · 4W ago

Join Us For Our Monthly Community Clean Up on Saturday!

  When: Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 9am Where: Starbucks Downtown Fairfield 700 Jefferson...