In a nutshell, our Robin Hood model (diverting agency premiums to fund impact) had a fatal flaw. When our largest client defaulted in 2018, vital programming budgets became liabilities. In the end, I chose our mission above our existence. 

All films will progress under a new entity… announcements coming in June. 

~ Ian Bryan

New Film: Batey Girl

Coming Fall 2019

Cultural Shapeshifter

A co-founder of Impact Hub Oakland, Grind for the Green, Hack The Hood, Earthseed Consulting, and a past Fellow of Green For All and Bold Food, Zakiya Harris isn’t always easy to catch up with. WorldChanging’s Jen Hagedorn catches her in the magic.

HawaH | One Common Unity

HawaH is an artist, author, educator, yoga instructor and community organizer who has dedicated his life to cultivating experiences and teaching nonviolence. We grab HawaH on the phone on International Peace Day just after group meditation with the 20-person staff at One Common Unity.

2018 Edu Reel

The WorldChanging Films group setup camp in in 21 schools last year, bringing the total # of schools we’ve worked in to just over 200.

Batey Rehab Project

After Katie Godkin Morales built a home for a poor family in the Dominican Republic, she found the shelters were contributing to a larger problem.

Teaching Through Obstacles

Recognizing that the workplace may limit her gifts, classroom teacher Valerie Lewis founded AppleSeed Learning as a tool to develop and deploy community-based cultural programs, partnerships, learning labs, and, most recently: EdObstacles.

The Slum: A Play on Words

How exactly do we define a slum? What meaningful, vital purposes are derived from slums and those who inhabit them? And can we live without them? Ian Montgomery explores a term we hear often, but seldom consider.


Our favorite plenaries from the 2018 NEXUS Summit in DC.

the community forest

Community forests are beginning to thrive in many areas by leveraging the social enterprise model

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