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February 2017

Anti-Oppression Study Group for White-Identified Folks in the Work That Reconnects Community

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 7:00pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:00pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:00pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:00pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:00pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:00pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:00pm

Online study group begins Sunday, February 5th 2017 and then meets on the second and fourth Wednesday in February, March, April and May for a total of nine sessions; details below. Oppressive dynamics are conditioned into all of us and show up everywhere including in Work That Reconnects spaces. It doesn’t feel like work that reconnects if we ignore these dynamics. How can the Work That Reconnects grow to better connect with the pain of oppression? How can we as…

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De-colonizing the Work That Reconnects

February 24 @ 5:00 pm - February 26 @ 1:00 pm
Canticle Farm, 1968 36th Ave
Oakland, CA 94601 United States
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A Workshop for White Facilitators of the Work facilitated by Aryeh Shell and Mateo Hinojosa Friday evening, Feb 24 through Sunday midday, Feb 26, 2017  Canticle Farm, Oakland CA In service to the Great Turning and the construction of an equitable and inclusive society – something we need more than ever in the wake of the recent US presidential election – we will work to uncover the blind spots of white privilege and identity that can inhibit our capacity for true solidarity and…

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March 2017

Active Hope

March 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Gwinnett, 21 Bethesda Church Road
Lawrenceville, GA 30047 United States
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WHO? Whether you are a weary activist in need of renewal, seeking creative ways to bring forth a sustainable world, or wanting to explore information and tools for effective action, this workshop is for you. It is guided by Beth Remmes, Facilitator for The Work That Reconnects. WHAT? Based on the work of Joanna Macy, this participatory workshop on Active Hope addresses the environmental and cultural problems that we are facing. It is based on over four decades of community-based…

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The Power of the Work That Reconnects in This Time of Challenge

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - March 12 @ 5:00 pm
Boulder Workshop Location, 1650 Zamia
Boulder, CO 80304 United States
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Discovering the Power of the Work That Reconnects in This Time of Challenge, beginning with the Thursday night lecture that is open to the public and will be held at the Shambhala Center from 7 - 9PM and continuing 9AM - 5PM Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Nalanda West Campus at Naropa University, Boulder, CO. Full-time participation required, 7PM Thursday evening through Sunday at 5PM.

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March 18

HOLOS INSTITUTE PRESENTS: ECOPSYCHOLOGY CONFERENCE 2017: Re-visioning Psychological Landscapes: Nurturing Resilience and Response-ability. At Earthrise Retreat Center, the Institute of Noetic Sciences, Petaluma, CA Saturday, March 18, 2017 BREAK-OUT SESSION, 1:25 TO 2:15 A Taste of the Work That Reconnects  with Molly Young Brown, MA MDiv     (Outdoor/experiential session) We will experience one of the practices of the Work That Reconnects to help us identify more closely with the natural world, in which we are inextricably interwoven. The Work That…

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Facing a Changing World

March 18 @ 9:30 am - March 19 @ 12:30 pm
Cardiff Place, 1246 Fairfield Road
Victoria, BC Canada
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Facing a Changing World: March 18 &19, Victoria BC Register by clicking Eventbrite In the face of the growing social and ecological challenges of our era, it is important for us to have focused times and safe spaces to acknowledge and anchor our connection with what deeply matters within ourselves and with the world we deeply care about.  This workshop will offer such an opportunity for sharing experiences and skills in a small group setting, integrating theory and creativity. The…

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March 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ford’s Barn, Petaluma/Point Reyes Road
Petaluma, CA United States
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Post-conference workshop with Holos Institute's Ecopsychology Conference 2017 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM PDT with  Molly Young Brown, M.A., M.Div and Constance Washburn M.A. Fort’s Barn, west of Petaluma (Details about location sent upon registration) We watch with horror as our world spirals into crisis and our nation into fear, hatred, and confusion.  In this workshop we will share our passions, dreams, and anguish for the world, and reaffirm our love for the Earth and one another. Together we will…

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April 2017
$2670 - $2970

Facilitator Development Program

April 1
Rivers Bend Retreat Center, 18450 Ray's Road
Philo, CA 95466 US
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Facilitator Development Program  for the Work That Reconnects April - November 2017 Online study w/12-day Intensive River’s Bend Retreat Center July 18-30, 2017 Teachers: Molly Brown, Mutima Imani, and Constance Washburn An eight-month course for those who wish to become facilitators or enhance their skills as facilitators in the Work That Reconnects. This course is offered as one of the several pathways available for deepening theoretical understanding and facilitation skills in the Work.  The 2017 course is a pilot project…

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$180 - $230

Active Hope Weekend Workshop

April 7 @ 6:30 pm - April 9 @ 3:00 pm
Prairiewoods Spiritual Retreat Center, 120 E Boyson Road
Hiawatha, IA 52233 US
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Experience healing, compassion and connections in Active Hope Be inspired! We live in challenging times. How can we respond in a loving way that makes a difference in our world? We can choose Active Hope. Active Hope is about becoming a participant in bringing about that for which we hope. It is a practice, a way of living with purpose. This interactive weekend retreat is based on The Work That Reconnects, an innovative process developed by Joanna Macy, internationally acclaimed…

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May 2017

The Power of Sangha: Unleashing Our Love Into Action For Earth

May 22 - May 28
Angela Center, 535 Angela Dr
Santa Rosa, CA 95403 United States
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Joanna will join a team of teachers to co-lead this retreat.

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June 2017

Earth Leadership Cohort IV

June 2 @ 12:00 pm - June 7 @ 4:00 pm
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The first Earth Leadership Cohort, Fall 2014 The Earth Leadership Cohort program (ELC) is designed to introduce young adults to the theory and practice of the Work That Reconnects (WTR) through an experiential immersion and then to offer opportunities to practice facilitating the work in the context of a supportive learning community.  The first Earth Leadership Cohort of young adults convened in 2014, and a second and third cohort followed in 2015, and 2016. We are delighted to now be…

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Rising with Roots: Courage, Conviction and Community in this Beautiful, Teetering Time

June 2 @ 5:00 pm - June 7 @ 2:00 pm
Hallelujah Farm, 98-42 Bradley Rd
Chesterfield, NH 03443 United States
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  A five-day workshop of the Work That Reconnects June 2-7, 2017 at Hallelujah Farm in Chesterfield, NH “If we surrendered to Earth’s intelligence, we could rise up rooted, like trees.” -- Rainer Maria Rilke In these dark times, how can we find strength and clarity of purpose? How can we sustain our work for the healing of our world?   We are alive at an extraordinary moment in time.  It is a time of growing uncertainty, as climate catastrophe looms,…

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October 2017
$250 - $350

World as Lover, World as Self: Joanna Macy’s Theory and Practice of the Work that Reconnects

October 20 - October 27
Rowe Center, 22 Kings Highway
Rowe, MA 1367 US
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Join Anne for the Work That Reconnects, known worldwide for empowering activists in movements for global justice. This dynamic, interactive body of work, generated by Joanna Macy and colleagues over 38 years, has been a consistently popular event at Rowe.  Joanna, who taught here for over 30 years, is an exemplar of the ideals and values that are at the heart of The Rowe Center. The Work That Reconnects has inspired many thousands of people to engage wholeheartedly in The…

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