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The Work That Reconnects: Courage for the Healing of our World

Oct 15, 2022 @ 9:00 am - Oct 16, 2022 @ 3:00 pm PDT

$150 – $200

Join us for a transformational group process in Santa Cruz, CA that builds motivation, connection, solidarity and vision, renewing the courage to act for the healing of our world. The Work that Reconnects (WTR) is both a process for transforming our despair into purposeful action, as well as a deep well of nourishment to continue. Through a series of creative and experiential exercises, The Work that Reconnects opens space for radical truth-speaking and personal and collective empowerment.

Course Dates & Times

October 15 – 16

  • Saturday, October 15, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm with optional evening fire to be determined

  • Sunday, October 16, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Location & Logistics

The course is held in Aptos, CA, near Santa Cruz. You are welcome to camp on-site, and there are many hotels nearby. All meals are on your own. There are many natural food stores and restaurants nearby.

Della Z Duncan is a Work that Reconnects Facilitator and Renegade Economist who supports individuals working to better align their values with their work as a Right Livelihood Coach, helps transition businesses beyond capitalism as a consultant, and hosts the Upstream Podcast, challenging mainstream economic thinking through documentaries and conversations including: Our Struggles are Your Struggles: Stories of Indigenous Resistance and Regeneration and A World without Profit: In Conversation with Jennifer Hinton. Della is also a Senior Fellow of Social and Economic Equity at the International Inequalities Institute in the London School of Economics, the Course Development Manager of Fritjof Capra’s Capra Course on the Systems View of Life, a Gross National Happiness Master Trainer, a founding member of the Doughnut Economics California Coalition (DECC), and a Senior Lecturer at the California Institute of Integral Studies, Santa Cruz Permaculture, Vital Cycles Permaculture, and Gaia Education. Della has facilitated dozens of Work that Reconnects retreats in over 10 countries over the past decade and enjoys weaving invitations for regenerative livelihoods and finances into her WTR offerings.


Oct 15, 2022 @ 9:00 am PDT
Oct 16, 2022 @ 3:00 pm PDT
$150 – $200
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