is a beautiful soul and so, true to form, she
refrained from trying to make the system wrong or lay blame or accountability elsewhere.
response was to look within and discover which internal programs no longer served her
began clearing them.
Lisa thought, "If I were your soul and had lived your life, I would be you.
I would have made the very same mistakes as you, and had the same successes..."
, "We are all the result of programs.
became the impetus for Sustainable Futures
, a green vocational training program for incarcerated people.
Reframing dire situations, like Lisa's
, and turning them into opportunities that benefit many, is our greatest opportunity of all.
was recently recognized in Idaho with a CASTLE award for 'Love' based on her
contribution, inspiration, and selflessness for making this program possible.
Lisa is currently on a work release program and is the Marketing Director for Green Foundations.
Lisa plans to remain with Green Foundations and Sustainable Futures, as well as returning to her media ventures after her journey of physical incarceration ends.
will be speaking at a confererence in June 12-14, 2009 'Sacred Activism' with Andrew Harvey, Lance Secretan, James O'Dea, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Stacey Robyn, Linda Bretherton and Dr. Lisa Scales.