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Spiritual Community-Building in Urban America | Seaon Shin

December 15, 2017, in Videos > Talk, by

In this talk, produced by Bahaiteachings.org, Seaon Shin, a community-builder in the inner-city neighbourhoods of San Francisco shares her deep desire to make an impact on the world. This drive to make the planet a better place, she explains, begins at the grassroots. Believing that you can’t create sustainable social change with one-off events, Seaon and her friends started a junior youth spiritual empowerment program in urban San Francisco, California, helping young people discover their moral framework and carrying forward an inspiring process of individual and community transformation. 

For more videos like this, check out Baha’i Teachings’ YouTube channel or visit Bahaiteachings.org. You can also follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

You can also listen to our blogcast with Rainn Wilson where he interviews Payam Zamani, co-founder of Bahaiteachings.org.

You may recognize Seaon. She participated in two Baha’i Blog Studio Sessions: “Aye Pesar-e-Ruh (O Son of Spirit)” and “Fire and Gold”.

If you’d like more information about the Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment Program that Seaon refers to, check out this short animated video.

For more Baha’i-inspired talks, visit Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page: soundcloud.com/bahai-blog/sets/bahai-talks. You can also listen to talks on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/2ia1Yxp.

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Sonjel Vreeland

In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.

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