An Unforgettable Journey
More than a PowerPoint or talk, Erica's keynotes are a multi-media celebration of place, and our connection to places. For your next special event, offer an unforgettable journey across the American landscape and the lives lived there through story, song, reflection, humor, and conversation.
Your Attendees Will...
✓ Experience a journey across the American landscape through story and song
✓Uncover personal sense-of-place stories
✓ Gain ideas for connecting people and place today
✓ Explore why sense of place stories fosters stewardship, caring and appreciation
Customized to your site or region, Erica weaves together relevant links and key insights and the theme of your event.
1. Enrich Your
Sense of Place
This customized program brings to life what is special about your place or region.
This program evokes an individual and collective sense of place and belonging that is deeply needed in the world today.
Gain a personal and/or professional recharge and see places from a fresh perspective.
2. Sense of Place and Stewardship
Multi-media and customized this program includes Erica's songs, stories and in-the-field examples help to illuminate the diverse ways people connect to place. Erica shares her own stewardship journey, and offers stories from her experience working with groups across the country.
3. Musical Interludes
Often conferences are full of so many engaging ideas that it's hard to take it all in.
Erica's skill at weaving themes and ideas together will help attendees transition from one session to the next, offering needed time for reflection, integration and discovery.
The Perfect Keynote Companion
Breakout sessions are an excellent way to bring home the lessons and inspirations shared in a Keynote! Sessions range from 1 to 3 hours to a full day.
1. Discover your Sense of Place Stories
Discover your own "touchstone" story and experience a powerful approach for evoking sense of place stories in others. Feel a sense of community through sharing stories about the power of place. Gain a creative toolkit to keep yourself inspired and inspire others.
2. Foster Sense of Place Connections
Explore ways to inspire meaningful connections between people and place today. Hear examples of Erica's work across the country working with all ages and a variety of settings. Gain ideas to increase caring and connection to places.
3. Sense of Place and Stewardship Training
This professional development training offers a seven-step path for gaining skills creating sense of place stories, delivering great programs and helping to connect diverse audiences to your place. Learn tools, practice techniques and generate fresh ideas you can apply to your site right away.
4. Sense of Place In-the-Field Journey
More than a guided walk, this reflective journey will give you skills to become a "sense of place sleuth" helping you to connect personally to the nature and history of a place, no matter where you are. Come away with a sense of place and belonging that is deeply needed in the world today.