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Starfish Project Endorsement



Project Director & Creator: Genie Joseph, MFA, PhD, Hawaii


Purpose: Combining a variety of activities into programs that decrease stress and build & restore resilience.


ACT RESILIENT is a new program created by Genie Joseph combining drama and improvisational comedy that helps lower stress and increase mental health. It is designed to help military personnel and their families to better handle their emotions and find a creative outlet. Genie: "I have had the honor of working with over 4,000 soldiers and am delighted to see how effective the Act Resilient Program is to help military people and their families quickly restore a sense of hope and enthusiasm."



at the intersection of science and the art of laughter.

Laughter Arts & Sciences Foundation

(800) 669-5233