We are so inspired by the businesses in our community because of how many of them are committed to helping to make the world better than it is today. Check out some great businesses below and how they are helping others.

Sid Rhea | Artist & Designer & Muralist

Being an artist and designer, you are given the opportunity to visually make the community more beautiful to look at. People are bombarded constantly minute after minute with ads intended to take your money or lower your confidence by telling you “you could be a better person with this product,” or “your beliefs are wrong” and the list goes on. As an artist, it is nice to be able to provide people with a beautiful mental and visual break from being berated by overbearing marketing. When I create show poster artwork and album artwork, it allows for the musicians to communicate the same messaging, giving their audiences a wonderful visual experience and mental break to just absorb something beautiful. Read more>>

Roxanne Montoya | Educator, Advocate, and Executive Director at AVEM Systems

AVEM Systems blossomed from a need in the small business community for a go to person, or set of people, that can provide small businesses with the technical facilitation they need to reach their next level of success. All small businesses need the same resources as large businesses do to succeed. But small businesses don’t always have access to the resources they need. They don’t have, for example, a technology department or development teams. AVEM Systems and our community partners and consultants facilitate those needs. AVEM Systems provides management methodologies, training, technical support, resources, referrals, and program development services. We specialize in working with small businesses, educational programs, and community organizations. We work with workforce development and community advancement projects. Read more>>

Daniel Kersh | Artist

Studio Daniel Kersh offers art induced meditative experiences to the world as opportunities for deep looking and conscious insight. We believe that experiencing art liberates us from habitual ways of thinking and patterns of perception. Our work acts as an invitation for active participation by viewers to engage in art induced meditation, dreaming, hallucination, and contemplation. Our vision is to create art experiences globally that connect us to the depths of our human experience in order to embrace the preciousness of life. This extends the capacity of our innate human potential as part of our journey to heal, transform, and liberate ourselves, our communities, our humanity, and our planet. Read more>>