Eileen Rockefeller, author, public speaker, and venture philanthropist talks to the Foundation of Art & Healing about the importance of healing in the community. When we come together, she says, we can “turn from the place of isolation to one of belonging.”
The celebrated poet Edward Hirsch talks to the Foundation of Art about the connective power of language and poetry. “Poetry is the social act of a solitary person,” he says. The act of writing and reading poetry, he suggests, helps alleviate loneliness even when when we are physically isolated.