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Pictured Left to Right: CNN Anchor Isha Sesay, Kathy Eldon and Amy Eldon Turteltaub

Click on the image above to view the CNN International segment featuring Kathy and Amy discussing the life and legacy of Dan Eldon, the feature film The Journey is the Destination and Creative Visions.

200 Women: Who Will Change the Way You See the World

Both Kathy and Amy are honored to be featured in this extraordinary publication – featuring “interviews with 200 women from a variety of backgrounds [providing] a snapshot of female life around the globe.”  To learn more about the book, please click on the image above.


Cracking the Code Podcast

Kathy joined Sudhir Ispahani for an episode of his podcast – Cracking the Code!  Click on the image above to listen to their insightful, deeply personal and thoughtful conversation.

Freedom Writers Podcast – How to Find Your Creative Spark

This episode explores the “creative spark” that lies within each of us, and how to use creativity to heal after a loss.  In this episode with Freedom Writers’ Founder Erin Gruwell, Kathy recounts her family’s vibrant life of adventure, art and activism, and how she helped nurture her children’s creativity from a young age.  She also talks about how she found solace in creativity after the tragic death of her son, Dan.  To listen to their conversation, click on the logo above.

The Green Room

Kathy was invited by the University of Iowa to return to her hometown of Cedar Rapids to participate in The Green Room – an honors course that is opening its doors and “inviting the city to school.”  Click above to watch a recap of the Fall 2018 Green Room series.

America Speaks Podcast – The Shining Light of Activism, A Warrior for Good & Igniting the World


Kathy Eldon and Pat Chandler, CEO of Creative Visions, join Tish Lampert for her podcast America Speaks and discuss the importance of storytelling, compassion and activism.  Click above to listen to the two part podcasts!

The Riveters Podcast – The Journey is the Destination: Kathy Eldon

Kathy speaks with Sally Smith and Buffy Wicks about how she works to inspire creative activism around the world.  Sally and Buffy explore how they’ve used stories to inspire activism and Buffy trains the listeners on how to tell their “story of self.”  Click on the image above to list.

130 Women of Impact in 30 Countries

Kathy is one of 130 women featured in this publication that highlights women “who drive cultural, social, and economic impact – from artists, ambassadors, scientists, social entrepreneurs, a World-Champion boxer, to a Nobel Peace prize nominee.”  To learn more about the book, click on the cover above.

Finding Your Summit – Kathy Eldon on Sharing Our Journeys

In this episode, Kathy and Mark discuss: The events that steadily propelled Kathy around the globe; How Kathy’s actions inspired her son to make a difference; Dan Eldon’s journey and the impact his legacy is making today;  Transforming woe and the profoundness of loss and grief; Kathy’s journey into creating films; The start of Creative Visions and its current impact; Kathy’s project with Julia Roberts and the opportunities that came with it; Forgiveness found in Somalia; Kathy’s books and why she wrote them; How Amy and Kathy came out on the other side; Never giving up

Click on the image above to listen to Mark and Kathy’s conversation.


Centre Street – A Land Rover Podcast

Kathy chats with Centre Street Podcast about Dan’s beloved Land Rover, Dezirée, and the feature film The Journey is the DestinationClick on the image above to listen.

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 Kathy and Amy have decided to quit their day jobs and become full time models – as seen in their spread in the new issue of Darling Magazine!  On sale now, this issue features an article written by Kathy and Amy about Surviving your Mother/Daughter.  Be sure to click on the stunning images above to pick up your copy.

For a behind the scenes glimpse at Kathy and Amy’s Darling photoshoot, click below!


Darling: Behind the Scenes from Creative Visions Media on Vimeo.

The Local Malibu

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Click on the logo above to read The Local Malibu’s feature on Creative Visions Foundation’s annual gala, Turn On LA, on page 21!

Malibu Times

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Be sure to click on the logo above to read about Kathy and Turn On LA – Creative Visions Foundation’s annual gala, held on October 8th at Casa del Mar in Santa Monica.


Women To Watch

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In case you missed Kathy’s segment on radio show Women To Watch, you can now listen to her interview through iTunes!  Click on the logo above to listen!





During her stay in South Africa for the production of Journey, Kathy was interviewed by Reuters about the status of the Kenyan film industry.  Click on the image to read the article.



Click on the logo above to see how “Creative Visions Foundation turned a tragedy into a catalyst for social change” – courtesy of Examiner.Com

SABC News – South Africa


During her two month stay in South Africa for the filming of Journey is the Destination, Kathy was interviewed by Ayonda Paine on SABC News.

LA Confidential Magazine


Click on the photo above to read LA Confidential’s article, “Who are Los Angeles’ Most Influential Female Power Duos?” where Kathy and actress and activist Maria Bello are given that honor!


Santa Barbara Independent


Click on the photo above to read the Santa Barbara Independent‘s article “Selma: And Still We Rise” about the event for Amelia Boynton Robinson, hosted by Kathy, held at the Dan Eldon Center for Creative Activism.


Unity Magazine


Click on the photo above to read Annie Scholl’s article on Kathy in Unity Magazine

Malibu Surfside News


Click on the photo above to read the Malibu Surfside News article entitled “Local foundation ‘produces’ worldwide change”


Matthew Hussey – Get The Guy



Click on the video above to watch Kathy’s interview with Matthew Hussey, a speaker, New York Times Bestselling author, and matchmaker on NBC’s “Ready for Love,” where In the Heart of Life becomes his first book endorsement.

Click on the photo to read Matthew’s blog entry


Caught in the Act with John Edward

Click above to watch Kathy’s Caught in the Act with John Edward for the Huffington Post

Authors on the Air


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Click here to visit Kathy’s profile on Authors on the Air


People Magazine


Click on the logo above to read the article on Kathy and Amy, “Loving Memory – Murder, Personal Tragedy, Real People Stories”  

The Malibu Times

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Click on the photo above to read “Finding the Voice of America” – featuring Kathy

The Malibu Times 

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Click here to read “Malibu Remembers Mandela”

Huffington Post

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Click here to read Kathy’s article, “In the Heart of Life: Living by Forgiving”

KTLA: Mandela Vigil

“Evolve” with John Edward


Frontline Club


 Click above to watch Kathy’s interview with John Owen at the Frontline Club in London

Camden Review



Click on the logo above to read Dan Carrier’s article, “In The Heart of Life by Kathy Eldon” + Huff Post Women

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Click on the logo above to read’s article on Kathy, “Kathy Eldon: Creative Revolutionary”

HuffPost Live

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Click on the logo above to see Kathy’s HuffPost Live segment on “What Parents Shouldn’t Say To Their Children About Fear”

Canada AM


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Click on the photo above to watch Kathy’s segment on Canada AM

Malibu Meets New York


Click here to read Nicole Wright’s coverage of Creative Visions Foundation’s New York, Meet Malibu event!


Connie Martinson Talks Books

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Click here to see Kathy’s feature on Connie Martinson Talks Books

Tavis Smiley


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Click on the photo above to watch Kathy’s segment on Tavis Smiley

The Malibu Times

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Click on the logo above to read “The Heart of Life”




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Click on the photo above to read “Good Minds Suggest – Kathy Eldon’s Favorite Books About Creative Visionaries”

Cedar Rapids Gazette



Click here to read Mary Sharp’s article, ” ‘The Heart of Life’: Cedar Rapids native shares remarkable life in memoir”



Huffington Post

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Click here to read Kathy’s article, “Living by Forgiving: Lessons from Kenya, Somalia, Pakistan, and Beyond”



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Click here to read Denise Restauri’s article, “After Tragedy in Somalia, One Woman’s Path to Self Discovery And Pure Joy”

This story was also picked up by the Chicago Tribune!


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Click here to read Lisa Levart’s article, “Kathy Eldon: From Chaos to Creativity”



Click HERE to see the segment!


Malibu Mag

Kathy Eldon was featured in the Malibu Magazine “Today, the name Dan Eldon is synonymous with “creative activism,” a term that” For Article



C S Monitor

Creative Aging


Favorite Things For a Cause

Texas Public Radio

Women’s Radio

Maryanne Live! Radio

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