Heart of Facilitation: About the Trainers

Heart of Facilitation will be led by Power of Hope co-founder Peggy Taylor and Inside Out Development founder Hanif Fazal.

Peggy and Hanif are highly recognized in their fields, and represent over 40 years experience working with experiential learning, personal empowerment, and creative expression.


Peggy Taylor, M Ed, is a writer, musician and creative development specialist with a gift for designing and facilitating programs for diverse groups. She is co-founder of Power of Hope and for many years served as co-director. In 2007 she co-founded PYE Global (Partnership for Youth Empowerment), an international training organization dedicated to supporting communities globally in providing arts empowerment programs for their youth. Peggy is co-author of Chop Wood, Carry Water: A Guide to Finding Spiritual Fulfillment in Everyday Life, which has sold over a quarter of a million copies worldwide.




Hanif Fazal is a Power of Hope lead facilitator and owner and director of Inside Out Development, a training organization based in Portland, Oregon. Hanif has extensive experience working with youth of all levels of risk ranging from gang affiliation to sex offenders to some our most socio-economically privileged youth. Hanif works throughout North America providing empowerment, diversity, and intervention trainings for middle school and high school students, teachers, and youth work professionals.