2016 Schedule

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2012 Book Festival Author
Adam Davis

Author Biography

Since 2003, Adam has been training facilitators, leading workshops and discussions, developing resources, and making the case for reflective discussion as a key strategy for strengthening community.

Adam is the editor of Taking Action: A Reader (2011), Hearing the Call across Traditions (2009) and the co-editor, with Elizabeth Lynn, of The Civically Engaged Reader (2006). Several years ago, Adam created "Justice Talking/Meaning of Service," a discussion program for AmeriCorps and other service organizations across the country.

He is the board chair, co-founder, and former director of Camp of Dreams, a non-profit organization providing year-round programming for underserved young people in Chicago; a philosophy and literature instructor in The Odyssey Project, a college-level humanities program for low-income adults; and a past leader of wilderness trail crews for the US Forest Service.  Adam received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 2003.

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Atlas Coffee Mill

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