Author Archives for Cassidy Seckman

Student Bill of Rights Passed Unanimously in LA School District > Born at HATCH Montana

June 24, 2020 8:08 am Published by Leave your thoughts

THE CHALLENGE: How might we redesign the educational system to help young adults navigate the changing world? THE SOLUTION: A “For Students by Students” Bill of Rights PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.  A huge congratulations to our NextGen students Valeria Gonzalez, Victoria Salcedo, and HATCHer / educator Kip Morales for the hard work and dedication to manifesting […]

HATCHer made Holiday Gifts

December 5, 2019 9:21 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The holiday season is upon us once again! As you’re browsing gifts for friends and family, consider supporting the creative HATCHers we have here in our community. FIRST – Add this “Amazon SMILE Chrome extension”  that redirects any page to, which makes giving to charity easy (Feel free to select HATCHfest audiovisual” […]

Audience Awards Impact Award Honors Yarrow Kraner

December 4, 2019 9:56 am Published by Leave your thoughts

On Dec 6th, 2019, the Audience Award’s Audfest Film + Innovation Fest honored Yarrow Kraner, Founder of HATCH and with the Impact Award. Past recipients of the Impact Award include actor Matthew Lillard (Founder Five Slamma Jamma), Jacques Thelemaque (President of the Los Angeles film collective Filmmakers Alliance), Effie T. Brown  (producer, Rocket […]

HATCH: World-changing ideas born in Montana think tank

October 28, 2019 7:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

STORY BY MICHAEL SOMERBY. ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN EXPLORE BIG SKY ON OCTOBER 25, 2019. SEE ORIGINAL POSTING — EMIGRANT – Somewhere at the intersection of a TED Talk, a think tank, a professional networking event and, in many respects, a Ken Kesey party, lays HATCH. To reduce the event to single descriptors or with […]