Do you feel there is something significant you are meant to do?
Do you long to have a life of meaning and impact? The Creative Activist is an inspiration toolbox for seekers of all kinds. It contains thirty-six stories from people who have embraced their personal power and creative gifts to create change in the world around them. In these pages are also practical exercises and journal questions that will help you:
- Find your voice to speak your truth
- Discover your passion and purpose
- Build successful collaborations
- Turn your gifts into positive action
- Become a confident leader
The Creative Activist lights a path to help you see understand and believe in all you were meant to be.
Rae Luskin is a leader in using creative expression to nurture self-worth resilience healing and social change. For over fifteen years Rae has helped people uncover their talents and passions in order to become confident leaders. She has a bachelor of fine arts degree from Roosevelt University and a master's degree from Loyola University in urban planning. She has been a community activist since she was twenty-three balancing her artistic side and her desire to improve the lives of women and families. She is the author of Art from My Heart a creative self-discovery journal published in 2010. She is a contributing author to Shine the Light: Sexual Abuse and Healing in the Jewish Community by Rachel Lev and Learning from Failure: 11 Sure Fire Ways to Turn Your Worst Failures into Your Biggest Success. As a speaker educator and mentor Rae leads workshops such as Chocolate Creativity and Change Discover the Creative Edge and Make the World Better: One Person One Action at a Time.
"The Creative Activist will be required reading for CEO Space along with Chicken Soup for the Soul The Secret and Rich Dad Poor Dad. You must read this book-your inside and your outside life will change forever! Recharge your soul's battery to FULL!" -Berny Dohrmann Chairman Founder of the CEO Space Conference Forbes #1 conference recommendation in 2015 and beyond author of Redemption: The Cooperation Revolution
"Courageous personal narratives inspire us to examine our unique journey to find our voice to become fierce advocates for change. . . . A brilliant way to cultivate twenty-first-century leaders . . . opens undiscovered capabilities through the ribbons of creative expression." -Martha Mertz author of Becoming Athena and founder of Athena International
"Rae Luskin's book The Creative Activist is a fireball of a book! Imaginative inspiring uplifting. It is a joy to encounter so many voices speaking out for a world that works for everyone." -Jan Phillips author of No Ordinary Time
"With stories that inspire and calls-to-action that motivate Rae Luskin's The Creative Activist is a primer to living your legacy now and being a change-maker." -Marc J. Lane attorney and author of The Mission-Driven Venture
"Rae is truly an inspiration. She is a survivor. More importantly she has found a way to thrive and to craft her unique legacy. . . . Wherever you are on your journey trust that she is a competent and compassionate guide to lead you to the next step. Art is the path. Joy is what we discover. Activism is our tool for changing ourselves and the world." -Vincent Toran speaker coach and author"The Creative Activist is a beautiful vibrant inspiring guide to fulfillment through advocacy." -Jan Schakowsky US Congresswoman
"The Creative Activist is a must-read for anyone looking to promote change in the world. Luskin's book is an inspirational practical guide that teaches key skills to leave a lasting legacy. The messages are brought to life through empowering stories of ordinary individuals doing extraordinary things in their communities." -John Hewko General Secretary of Rotary International
"In The Creative Activist Luskin teaches us that it is through our own unique (and sometimes painful) journeys that we ultimately find our true voice move forcefully into our passion and unleash our power as creative innovative leaders dedicated to changing the world." -Laura Davis co-author of The Courage to Heal and I Thought We'd Never Speak Again
"The Creative Activist is an informative inspiring guide to civic participation through advocacy and giving. . . . [A] wonderful resource for personal development and women's empowerment." -Nancy K. Kaufman CEO of National Council of Jewish Women
"Rae Luskin's The Creative Activist is a pathway to living with purpose. Learn to live your legacy now." -Barbara A. Trautlein PhD author of Change Intelligence
"The Creative Activist shows how to wield creativity into a powerful force of goodness in the world. This book is a treasure that will help you find your own path to be a change agent and lead with your gifts." -Michael Samuels MD author of twenty-one books including Healing with the Arts Creative Healing and Seeing with the Mind's Eye