San Diego's Leaders in the Civil Rights Movement

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This 15-panel exhibit was created in 2015 to honor San Diego’s living leaders in the Civil Rights Movement as we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The exhibit is still educating and inspiring those who are able to see it. It is available and seeking continuous opportunities to be displayed. The panels are easily installed banners that can be hung on walls, display panels or easels. Please contact Leah Goodwin if you are interested in having the exhibit displayed at your location. (619) 840-1206

Please visit The San Diego Experience of the Civil Rights Movement on Facebook for up-to-date information on the current location where the banners can be viewed, as well as other activities surrounding the banners and the leaders we continue to acknowledge and honor.


Arts & Culture Projects

Universal tools for healing; festivals, exhibits, public art.

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  • Curator: Museum Exhibitions
  • Art Projects
  • Art Consultancies

Leah believes that the arts are a universal tool for healing. This sensibility flavors her approach to her many areas of arts expertise: public arts management, visual and performing arts programs and performances, resource development and consulting, arts in education, and arts in hospitals programs. Her work encompasses festivals, art exhibits and community-based public art projects.


We manage the details; you enjoy your event.

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  • Galas, Festivals & Fundraisers
  • Conferences & Symposiums
  • Private Parties & Celebrations

Leah begins by building a case for each project, determining the environment, the goals, the objectives and the expected outcomes. The key to success is her unique, creative approach. Her extensive conference planning and event coordination experience includes the National Medical Association, San Francisco; National Association of Urban Bankers; National Urban League Youth Conference; San Diego Urban League Equal Opportunity Award Dinner; and the African American Women’s Conference, San Diego.

Strategic Planning

Expert campaign development; effective, creative approach.

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  • Creative Thought Partner
  • Grant Writing
  • Community Engagement

Leah develops and creates a variety of print and marketing materials, promotional campaigns, brochures, e-blasts, and annual reports. She provides opportunities for friend-raising along with fundraising for galas, festivals, political campaigns, and the like. Her effective grant writing has raised over 3 million dollars for the arts and community programs.

Universal Life Ministry

Path to Spirit workshops. Sacred service officiant; love, loss, joy, transition.

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  • Spiritual Coach: Oracle Card Readings
  • Sacred Service Officiant: Weddings, Funerals & Memorials

Leah’s warm and loving personality illuminates any sacred space where the intent is to honor those whose lives are in transition of any kind. Her understanding of abiding joy provides a witness as families celebrate their happiest and most precious moments. Her calm presence is an anchor for families set adrift by the loss of a loved one. She guides those who are open to exploring a path to deeper spiritual connection.


Published works; custom poems for occasions; spoken word.

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Leah heals people with her words. At the age of eight, she won her first limerick contest and she has been writing ever since. Leah writes custom poems for weddings, births, coming of age, end of life or any of life’s events. Through her deeply spiritual and empathic awareness, she connects and channels just the right words for an expressive response. The resulting one-of-a-kind custom poetry gives beautiful tribute to each person and each occasion.

Leah’s published works include: Pain Passion Poetry (2009) and From the Soul of a Poet (1995). Read more about Leah’s published works on her Shop Now page by clicking this button: