Our Valuable Team Members
Robert Levine is a poet, essayist, activist, performer and yoga instructor in the New York area. He is a FIONS Board Member and the Editor-in-Chief of TRENDS in Global Grassroots Organizing (TRENDS.WE.net). He has written on politics, spirituality and transformation and is the author of Without Knowing Where We Are Going: 108 Poems. His latest book of poetry, On a Journey, is planned for 2021.
Rick is a principal organizer of 11 Days of Global Unity Sept. 11-21, an annual convergence of more than 200 events in over 60 countries around the world coordinated by We, The World as part of a strategy for building mass public awareness and involvement in the vitally important work of peace and sustainabilityRick is also an accomplished composer and musician who has written, produced, arranged, conducted and performed music for ABC TV, NBC TV, CBS TV, the Olympics, radio, feature films, commercials, records, other media, and for major recording artists from Queen Latifah to Judy Collins.
Having studied with Sound Healing pioneer Fabian Maman, Hoffmann not only made music to accompany acupuncture sessions but also composed 170 songs for health-challenged children as a writer/producer at non-profit organization Songs of Love. A spokesperson for ocean conservation, she has performed her Song for the Ocean at environmental awareness conventions around the world. In 2011 she became the singer for Bella Gaia, a multimedia immersive theater experience created in conjunction with NASA. Her most recent work includes a self-produced album entitled The Human Compass(2012) and a symphonic collaboration with composer Marco Missinato called Unfolding Secrets: A Symphony of the Heart.