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Towards a Values Change For Survival

Oct 9, 2021 @ 9:00 am - Oct 10, 2021 @ 6:00 pm EDT

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An Opportunity to do the “Work That Reconnects” spiral at The Garden’s Edge

On October 9th and 10th, The Garden’s Edge is hosting a Work That Reconnects workshop at the Foundation of Light with Interspiritual Theologian and Nonviolent Action Trainer, Sarah Nahar. 
Workshop description:
Onondaga Faithkeeper Oren Lyons often speaks about “values change for survival.” In reverence of Indigenous People’s Day, this weekend opportunity will examine y/our values and allow them to lead all participants from despair to empowerment…You will get a sense of y/ourselves as part of the earth’s living systems that are revolting against the interlocking extractive systems of oppression via (bio)diversity, solidarity, and regenerative lifeways. The Work That Reconnects is a personal methodology of transformation done in a group context. It will bring depth and new skills to your work, as it makes space for you to connect to what is deepest in your being in order to bring forth your power in service of the Whole.
The workshop is from 9-6 on Saturday and Sunday the 9th and the 10th of October. We are using a sliding scale to make this experience affordable to all.  
Sarah Nahar neé Thompson (she/her) is a nonviolent action trainer and interspiritual theologian. Now as a PhD candidate in Syracuse, New York (Haudenosaunee Confederacy traditional land) she focuses on ecological regeneration, community cultivation, and spiritual activism. Specifically, she is researching eco-sanitation and the possibility of proliferating composting toilets. Previously, Sarah was a 2019 Rotary Peace Fellow and worked at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a member of the Carnival de Resistance and has been the Executive Director of Christian Peacemaker Teams. She attended Spelman College, majoring in Comparative Women’s Studies and International Studies, minoring in Spanish. She has an MDiv from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in her hometown. She has been facilitating the Work That Reconnects since 2014 after she participated in the 2nd People of Color Facilitator Training cohort at Canticle Farm, directly with the source of WTR, Joanna Macy.


Oct 9, 2021 @ 9:00 am EDT
Oct 10, 2021 @ 6:00 pm EDT
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    Foundation of Light
    391 Turkey Hill Road
    Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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