Ian Slattery is a media maker and educator who works at the intersection of storytelling, strategy, and empowerment. He is passionate about empowering individuals and organizations to share their stories, spark action, and create a more just world. Ian is currently the Program Director and Senior Producer at CMAP TV, a nonprofit community media center… Read More
Rev. Dr. John Mabry is the Director of the Interfaith Spiritual Direction program at the Chaplaincy Institute. For more information, see here.
Rev. Lauren Van Ham is the Dean of Interfaith Studies at the Chaplaincy Institute. For more information, see here.
Professor Nancy Arvold teaches cross cultural counseling and other psychology courses to graduate students from the standpoint of cultural awareness and humility, recognizing the enormous impact unconscious white privilege, white supremacist social institutions, and intersections with other “isms”: gender, class, sexual orientation, etc. have on the mental health profession. She is currently teaching classes (cultural… Read More
Leadership is an action that anyone can practice. My vision is to cultivate just, equitable, and sustainable societies through an approach to learning and teaching that incorporates experiential, academic, somatic, and participatory methods. This vision has nourished over two decades of partnerships with interfaith and secular justice leaders, communities, and organizations in the San Francisco… Read More
Taya Shere plays passionately in the realms of transformative ritual and embodied vocalization. Taya is co-founder of the Kohenet Hebrew Priestess Institute, training clergy in embodied, earth-honoring models of spiritual leadership. Her chant albums Wild Earth Shebrew, Halleluyah All Night and Torah Tantrika have been heralded as “cutting-edge mystic medicine music.” Taya is co-author of… Read More
Rev. Tera Little currently serves two ministry positions: part-time UUA Congregational Life Staff and part-time parish minister at Throop UU Church in Pasadena. Tera graduated from Meadville Lombard Theological School in 2010, where her studies focused on eco-feminist theology and justice ministry. Tera has enjoyed long-time connections with the UU Justice Ministry and with Clergy… Read More
Rob Eller-Isaacs is co-minister of Unity Church Unitarian in St.Paul, Minnesota. He has served the church since fall of 2000. Before arriving at Unity Church Rob and his wife and co-minister, the Rev. Janne Eller-Isaacs served the First Unitarian Church of Oakland. There they helped to guide the growth of the congregation and the restoration… Read More
Chris is the Director of Contextual Education. He earned his B.A. in religion and history at Louisiana College and his M.Div. at Duke University. Upon graduating from divinity school, he served as an associate pastor for six years in North Carolina. Chris began working at Starr King in January 2015 after relocating to the Bay… Read More