Research, Development, Training

Research, Development, Training

Research, Development, TrainingResearch, Development, Training



Sanford "Sandy" Hinden

Sandy Hinden provides research, development and training as a speaker, workshop leader and coach in personal development, interpersonal relations and sustainable development.  

     He has done this in the areas of program, community and global development for peace, the environment, culture, health, education and human services.  He developed programs for marketing, audience building, public relations, membership, customer service and training.  

     Sandy collected quotes on love for over 30 years and wrote 7 Keys to Love ~ Opening Love’s Door to Joy & Wellbeing.  

     Today, he contributes to the world by using psychology and communication training to further people and movements for political, economic, social and environmental justice.  He clearly sees to survive we must accelerate the evolution of wisdom, consciousness, compassion, collaboration and co-creativity of the human species.  

     Sandy developed many creative projects and programs to help people, families, communities and the world - locally, nationally and globally.  You can see some of them below.

His work is informed by extensive studies and experiences with: 

  • Psychology, Social Psychology, Sociology
  • Economics, International Relations, Global Education
  • Intercultural Communications
  • Systems, General Systems, Learning Systems
  • Organizational Development
  • Creative Problem Solving, Creativity in Organizations
  • Human Relations  Group Facilitation 
  • Compassionate Communication 
  • Couples Communication
  • Co-Counseling
  • Mindful Meditation
  • Dealing with Difficult People
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Anger Management
  • Emotional Release Work
  • Assertiveness Training
  • Effective Customer Service
  • Community Organizing & Development
  • Negotiations
  • Permaculture, Global Sustainability 
  • Global Systems Change 
  • Investigative Reporting

Positions, Projects, Programs

  • 2020, Writer, Creator, Sacred Earth Center
  • 2019-Present, Developer, The Earth Solutions Project 
  • 2019, Group Facilitator, Planetary Civilization Council 
  • 2018-2019, Founder, Facilitator, Quarterly Wisdom Circle 
  • 2016-Present, Facilitator, Saturday Night Conversation Club 
  • 2016, Proposed an annual Sacred Earth Conference  
  • 2015-Present, Founder, Commonwealth for Earth & Humanity 
  • 2014-Present, Workshop Presenter, Life Skills for Effective Living and Briefings for a Better World 
  • 2013-Present, Adviser, Lake Victoria Peace & Sustainability Center, Kenya, Africa
  • 2009, Author, 7 Keys to Love 
  • 2006-2012, Founder, ABCD, African Business & Community Development Project
  • 2005-2010, Founder, President, Long Island Men's Center 
  • 2002-2014, Executive Director, Dix Hills Performing Arts Center 
  • 2000-2002, Fundraiser, Three Village Boys & Girls Club and Central Suffolk Hospital 
  • 2000, UN Affiliation of the International Network of Museums for Peace
  • 1998-2000, Program Director, Suffolk Community Council 
  • 1995-1998, Founder, Metropolitan Peace Museum Project for NYC 
  • 1985-1990, Staff, NYC Parks & Recreation 
  • 1985, Initiated the Concert for the Earth with Paul Winter, United Nations Environment Program 
  • 1979-1985, Founder, Universal Children's Gardens, a UN affiliated NGO 
  • 1979-2000, Staff, Planetary Citizens, a UN affiliated NGO