Newcombville, NS, Canada
Brian Braganza is a Courage & Renewal® Facilitator and experiential educator specializing in community resiliency, sustainability education, youth engagement and systems change. He has a long history with the HeartWood Centre for Community Youth Development and supports a wide diversity of youth and young adults to have meaningful roles and voices in their communities. Brian delivers experiential programs for men and boys, which builds their abilities to connect authentically and live into their wholeness. From 2012-2015 he co-designed and delivered Dalhousie University’s Sustainability Leadership Certificate Program, increasing participant’s capacity to take effective social and environmental action.
Brian’s own personal transformations and continual desire to uncover his best self led him to the work of Parker J. Palmer and the Center for Courage & Renewal. He lives in a straw-bale home he built on an old farm near Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. Brian is also a wilderness traveller, poet and songwriter and plays regularly with the band MakeShift.
Specialty Areas: Education, Leadership, Nature, Nonprofit