An award-winning author, documentary filmmaker and human rights activist for more than fifty years, Judith Trustone combines her 14-year apprenticeship with a Native American medicine person with graduate work in social work and psychotherapy to create a unique approach to community and individual healing and education. A visionary behind several organizations geared toward justice, peace, kindness and equality, she is a thought leader in the incarceration literacy movement. She’s helped inspire and publish books and articles through SAGEWRITERS, giving voice to the voiceless.
Called by many “The best book in print that describes prison from ‘most every perspective, CELLING AMERICA’S SOUL: TORTURE & TRANSFORMATION IN OUR PRISONS AND WHY WE SHOULD CARE, and her GLOBAL KINDNESS REVOLUTION, author, Jack Canfield of CHICKEN SOUP fame deems her work on the same level as Maya Angelo. Born in a writing workshop in a prison, the Global Kindness Revolution has spread to several countries, inspiring “Kindness at Noon, Every Day, Everywhere.”
Her work encompasses healing techniques on the individual, community and global levels.