Anne Stadler

Anne Stadler is an independent consultant, an Associate of the Sunyata Group, which offers consultancy services and projects that support self-organizing individual and collective leadership that transforms people, communities and the living environment from surviving to thriving presence. She is a founder and organizer of local, national and international peace efforts involving non-profit groups who had fostering peace as part of their mission (unions, churches, educational groups, service groups such as Rotary International, and peace organizations) and a multi-award winning public affairs and specials producer at Seattle's KING-TV 5 (NBC affiliate).

Third Place Commons: The Heart of Community

I live in Lake Forest Park—a town of about 12,000 people on the very northern edge of Seattle, Washington. That we are a town at all is an accident.  Lake Forest Park began as a real estate development located...