Laura hansen

Providing community leadership, strategic planning and community partnership development along with staff and administrative oversight. Founder/President of GoldVision, LLC, an organization dedicated to cultivating stewardship practices in organizations and business, communities and within the individual. In 2011, she founded Divine Spark Center to offer mediation, mindfulness training, workshops and deep personal study programs. In 2017, she founded the vision for Chill Sacramento in partnership with Mercey Springs Foundation. She is an advisor to Compassionate California. She is a best-selling author, community organizer and volunteer.

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joan marie

Leading the curation of program offerings from CCR’s Compassion Alliance members. Oversees coordination and implementation of training calendar. Lead organizer for the United Nations International Day of Peace Event in the capital region. Northern California director for Healing Hands Healing Hearts, a hospice support NPO. Founder of Compassion Central, a venue and grounding for compassion work specific to women, girls and veterans. Through her graphic design and publishing business, Mirth to Earth supplies photography, art, graphic design and printing services to the community focusing on additional support to nonprofits such as Ubuntu, Tuskegee Airmen, Inspired Medicine and Pathways for Veterans.