Independent Journalist • Writer • Educator • Theater Artist - Company Message
Maura Stephens is an independent journalist, educator, artist, and systems thinker whose life work has involved human rights, organic farming and food, performing arts, humanities, and sciences. She's passionately committed to racial, gender, and economic equity; justice; protecting our environment; and contributing to the common good via independent media, public and community education, plant-based nutrition, and activism on important issues of our times.

A lifelong interdisciplinarian, she earned her MFA in creative writing/playwriting from Goddard College after studying theater and creative writing as an undergraduate and horticulture, landscape design, and communications in graduate school. She is currently a PhD candidate at the UN-mandated University for Peace Programme in Peace and Conflict Studies with an focus on climate change, human migration, democracy, and media.
Please check out the independent news sites linked below and visit the organizations listed under those, with which Maura works regularly.

Some Favorite Indy Media Outlets:
TruthOut  (contributor)
AlterNet (contributor)
Common Dreams (contributor)
CounterPunch (contributor)
Counterspin (FAIR's weekly radio show)
Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff 
National Radio Project/Making Contact
Unicorn Riot
WRFI radio Ithaca, Watkins Glen, online
Yes! magazine  (contributor)
Maura's grassroots activist groups include, among many others:
You Are Here fracking infrastructure map, in collaboration with FracTracker
Maura's favorite arts orgs include:
Onstage/OffStage theater radio show/
podcast with George Sapio

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