Allen Myers was born and raised in Paradise California as a third generation member of the ridge community. He left Paradise and gained a global perspective. He traveled the world for a number of years, living and working with communities as he documented those stories and lessons in an art project called, Nomadsight. He is a storyteller and founder and director of The Earth Day Film Festival. Myers is also a founder and director of Regenerating Paradise (www.regeneratingparadise.org), an emergent community group seeking to reweave the social fabric of Paradise post Camp Fire. He cares deeply for his community. He lives on a small homestead in Grass Valley, CA. in the Yuba river watershed.