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, an emergent community group seeking to reweave the social fabric of Paradise post Camp Fire. Myers believes in the medicine of laughter and is a member of a sketch comedy team that performs regularly in Hollywood, CA at Second City Theater. He cares deeply for his community. He lives on a small homestead in Grass Valley, CA. in the Yuba river watershed.