About Parker Palmer
Parker Palmer is a writer, activist, and founder of the Center for Courage and Renewal, a resource center that offers programs and retreats for individuals seeking to restore passion, commitment, and integrity to their life and work. He is the author of nine books, including Let Your Life Speak and The Courage to Teach. In his newest book, Healing the Heart of Democracy, he explores America’s political tensions and suggests ways to rebuild a democracy that serves the common good. A graduate of Carleton College, he holds a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley.