Burrows, Kenn


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Kenn Burrows has been an educator and consultant for over thirty years, teaching Holistic Health Studies at San Francisco State University since 1991. He is founder and Director of The Holistic Health Learning Center, a unique interdisciplinary library and community action center integrating personal, social, and environmental aspects of health. Since 2004 he has produced the biennial conference: The Future of Health Care and since 2001, the Gandhi-King Season for Nonviolence – a 64-day (1/30-4/4) educational campaign demonstrating that nonviolence can empower our personal and collective lives. He is also faculty advisor to the Holistic Health Network and Project Censored - SF State, and a member of the Executive Board of Media Freedom Foundation which oversees Project Censored, a national effort educating the public about media literacy and the importance of validated, independent news, and The Fair Share of the Common Heritage.


Prior to coming to SF State, he taught at Foothill Community College for twelve years and operated Stress-Care, a corporate training and consulting company. His current research and teaching interests include: holistic philosophy (inquiry into the complexity, vitality, beauty and wisdom inherent in nature/whole systems), stress, self-care skills and health care alternatives, narrative analysis, media literacy and new forms of activism, and the evolution of consciousness and culture: fostering nonviolence, creativity and a sustainable, humane future.