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Event Series Event Series: America’s Soul Community
Mon 5

June 5, 2023 @ 7:00 pm8:30 pm EDT

America’s Soul Community

Institute for Global Leadership

Location: Online

We restore faith in American Leadership by training Reconciliation Leaders ( and hosting first Monday monthly America’s Soul Community from 7-8:30 pm eastern time. RSVP at for zoom link and/or make a voluntary donation.

Bring paper and colored markers to doodle. Learn more about our visioning process here: Drawing on 30 years’ experience training Reconciliation Leaders in the United Nations, Virginia is now focused on American leaders. We must regain the collective spiritual and moral essence in American leaders. In resources provided by studies at the Fetzer institute, the link between spiritual development and the healing of our democracy is established. See our blog posts here. and here.

Our action research for America’s Soul Community Vision and Strategy shows how engaging in deep dialogue, reflection, and collaboration will: Reduce fear, blame, projection and challenge division, racism, and oppression. Increase love, inquiry, trust, respect, humility, inclusiveness, and connectedness. Foster a just and sustainable America as a partner on the world stage. Virginia Swain, the founder of America’s Soul Community, was in New York City during the attacks of 9/11 and had a dream that evening in which a Phoenix rose from the ashes of Ground Zero. The Phoenix identified itself as our collective soul and offered a message of hope to people who wished to heal themselves. Each person in America can recover, cultivate, and nourish their spiritual and moral essence. We found we could co-create a community to take us beyond individual and group egoism and overcome the fear and mistrust that keeps us separate and isolated from each other and from the rest of the world.

Read more by reading and hearing Virginia’s latest book on audible and in print: My Soul’s Journey to Redefine Leadership: A New Phoenix Rises from the Ashes of 9/11 (Xlibris 2016 and Audible 2022). For more