james bioJames Arana is a social worker, facilitator, mediator, and community organizer with over 35 years experience working with people of all ages. Arana inspires and challenges individuals, community organizations, and international NGO's to strengthen their work in gender equity, domestic violence prevention, visioning, program development, and cultural competence. As director of the Dragon’s Den School Of Martial Arts, and a 4th Degree Blackbelt, Arana has been teaching martial arts since 1976.