Alejandra Liora Adler
Caravana Arcoiris para la Paz
|75 Park Terrace East
New York, NY 10034
Tel 212 569-6921
The Calhoun School, NYC, 1963; Mayor’s Award for Leadership; Univ. of Rochester, B.A. Psychology; 1966 Tufts Univ., M.A. Educational Counseling, 1968; Herbert Holt Institute for Existential Psychoanalysis, Post-graduate studies. Middletown Community College, Photography with John D. Loorie, 1974-1976; American College of Holistic Nutrition, B.A. Holistic Nutrition, 1995, M.A. in progress; Consensus and facilitation training with Beatrice Briggs and Caroline Estes, 1995-1999; Ecovillage Training Center, Permaculture Design, 2000.
1968-74: Psychologist and Researcher at various institutions for children with behavioral and learning problems. Co-author of “Critical Incidents in Institutional Child Care” by Jerome Beker, et al. NY, 1970.
1974-82: Investigation of Ecovillages, Alternative Communities, Sustainability movement in Israel, Europe, Mexico and the U.S. Photographic documentation.
1982: Co-founder of Huehuecoyotl, Ecovillage and Living Arts Center in Morelos, Mexico.
1983-7: Co-creator of the Women’s Sewing Cooperative, “Hecho Aqui”, Amatlan, Mexico. Helped 150 village women to become economically self-sufficient.
1987-9: Co-founder of “La Casa del Tepozteco” a social service project to create employment and promote local handcrafts. Co-founder of jewelry workshop teaching local craftspeople new techniques, Tepoztlan, Mexico.
1989-92: Psychologist and Social Worker, Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranch, South County Mental Health Clinic, Delray Beach, Florida
1992-4: Reading Coordinator and Librarian, Columbus School, Medellin, Colombia. Development of innovative programs to encourage reading; Peer tutoring for learning disabled.
1994-6: Founder of “ Milenio” Nutrition Center and Co-founder of Milenio Health Foods Cooperative., Tepoztlan, Mexico
1996 to present: Co-founder and coordinator of Caravana Arcoiris por la Paz, a mobile ecovillage and training center traveling through Central and South America.
1998-present: Board of Directors, Global Village Institute.
1999-present: Council of the Americas, Ecovillage Network of the Americas.
2000-present: Board of Directors, Global Ecovillage Network. Representative to the United Nations.
1996-present: Leadership workshops in Consensus Decision-making and Facilitation: Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Jamaica, Puerto Rico. Workshops in Holistic Nutrition and Women’s Health: Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil.