Cory Lockhart works with the Earth & Spirit Center as a program facilitator. In the past, she has worked with the center at Camp Odyssey and as a guest speaker. Locally and nationally, she facilitates classes and workshops on Compassionate Communication, nonviolence, and cultivating creative practices. She is also an artist, writer, public speaker, and Reiki Master.
Cory Lockhart has an MA in Teaching from Bellarmine University and an MA in Spirituality, which was a joint program between Bellarmine University and the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. She completed a month-long training on nonviolence and related topics with Christian Peacemaker Teams and has completed three International Intensive Trainings in Nonviolent Communication.
Cory Lockhart has been a classroom teacher, an adjunct professor at Bellarmine University, and a writer for JustFaith Ministries (JFM). She was the primary creator of the JFM program Cultivating Nonviolence, Harvesting Peace. She has an ongoing commitment with Christian Peacemaker Teams as a human rights defender. In April 2016 in Rome, she was one of about 80 participants in the Nonviolence and Just Peace conference. A member of St. William Catholic Church, she is involved in various local peace and justice initiatives.