Author: Jules Pelican

Jules Pelican has lived at Occidental Arts and Ecology Center since November 2004, and is married to OAEC resident James Pelican. She works for the BA Program at New College of California, whose degree program in Culture, Ecology and Sustainable Community focuses on many of the skills needed for successful community building.

Articles by Jules Pelican include:

  • Hello, Goodbye (Issue # 134)

Hello, Goodbye

Posted on March 7, 2007 by

Jules Pelican of OAEC in northern California examines the mutual influence of interns and community members. Is it painful to invest emotional energy in people who will soon leave? Does living in community, even temporarily, nevertheless benefit people?