Speaker Date Topic
Denise Ackert May 18, 2022 7:30 AM
Mindfulness in the Jail Program

Denise Ackert, coordinator for the Mindfulness in the Jail Program (MIJ), will be offering a talk, Compassion in Action, which explores the value of offering mindfulness and meditation tools to those incarcerated in our communities. The MIJ program provides a Mindfulness-Based Emotional Intelligence approach to rehabilitation and transformation for inmates at Chaffee County Detention Facility to help inmates develop self-awareness, self-regulation, social awareness and compassion.

Jon Terbush, Executive Director May 25, 2022 7:30 AM
Salida Mountain Trails

Jonathan Terbush is a writer, photographer, and activist living in Salida, Colorado. He was the communications director for the Boston Cyclists Union, a nonprofit focused on bike safety and access. A former reporter, he has written for publications including GQ, The Week, Business Insider, Talking Points Memo, and more.