Our Founders

Ami Chen Mills-Naim
Co-Founder, Former Executive Director, and Former Education Director

Ami is Co-Founder of the Center for Sustainable Change and is the author of The Spark Inside: A Special Book for Youth and co-author State of Mind in the Classroom: Thought, Consciousness and the Essential Curriculum for Healthy Learning. She has been an international trainer of the Three Principles for over 15 years, as well as a "trainer of trainers." Through her writing, teaching and project leadership, she has made a tremendous impact globally on psycho-spiritual consciousness and has been instrumental in producing literature and video programs on applications of the Principles with youth, families and in communities across the USA.

 She was the organizing Director of the Center’s National Community Resiliency Project, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. In addition, Ami is an award-winning writer and journalist, who for several years hosted her own bi-weekly radio show & podcast, "On the Front Porch with Ami Chen: Spiritual Dialogues for the 21st Century." Currently, Ami works with people from a simple understanding of how life works. She can now be reached at Ami Chen Coaching and Education.