Tagged: Social Change

Reliable Fundraising in Unreliable Times

October 22, 2017 - October 24, 2017 @ -   KIM KLEIN has written five books, including the classics Fundraising for Social Change and Reliable Fundraising in Unreliable Times. She founded the Grassroots Fundraising Journal in 1981 and published it for 25 years. She has trained and consulted in all 50 states of the US and in 21 countries and has worked in all [...]

Collaboration, Co-Creation, and Empowerment: Community-Building Skills for Challenging Time

September 22, 2017 - September 24, 2017 @ -   Starhawk is author or coauthor of 12 books, including the classics The Spiral Dance and The Fifth Sacred Thing. Her latest book is The Empowerment Manual: A Guide for Collaborative Groups. A veteran of progressive movements, she is deeply committed to bringing the techniques and creative power of spirituality to political activism. She also [...]

The Return of the Sacred Masculine: Ten Archetypes for Men and Women

June 2, 2017 - June 4, 2017 @ -       Matthew Fox is the author of The Hidden Spirituality of Men: Ten Metaphors to Awaken the Sacred Masculine and more than 34 other books that have been translated into over 63 languages. He founded the University of Creation Spirituality in California, which is now being reborn as the Fox Institute for Creation Spirituality [...]

Stories from the Cliff Edge: A Dark Mountain Weekend

June 2, 2017 - June 4, 2017 @ -   Paul Kingsnorth is co-founder of the Dark Mountain Project, launched in 2009 with a manifesto calling for for recognition of the deep cultural roots of the trouble the world is in. It has since grown into a global network of artists, writers, musicians, performers and creative thinkers, many of whose work has appeared in [...]

Restoring the Soul after War: A Memorial Day Retreat for People in Military Service, Veterans, and Those Who Love Them

May 26, 2017 - May 29, 2017 @ - Edward Tick, Ph.D., is executive director of Soldier’s Heart, a non-profit veterans’ healing initiative. He was the U.S. Army’s Expert Trainer in PTSD in 2012, training over 2,000 military chaplains in the holistic and spiritual response to war trauma. Ed has trained staff and conducted retreats at West Point; Walter Reed Medical Center; Forts Bragg, [...]

Horse Sense: How to Balance Power and Lead Change in an Unpredictable World

May 19, 2017 - May 21, 2017 @ -     Linda Kohanov is an author, speaker, riding instructor, horse trainer, internationally recognized innovator in the field of Equine Experiential Learning, and respected writer on the subject of Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy. In addition to her latest book, The Five Roles of a Master Herder: A Revolutionary Model for Socially Intelligent Leadership, she has published [...]

Unstoppable: A Master Class for Citizen Action

May 12, 2017 - May 14, 2017 @ - Ralph Nader has launched three major presidential campaigns and founded more than 100 civic organizations that have affected auto safety, tax reform, atomic power regulation, occupational safety, the tobacco industry, clean air and water, food and drug safety, access to health care, civil rights, open government, congressional ethics, and much more. He is a tireless [...]

The Jesus You Don’t Know: A Model for Sacred Activism

May 5, 2017 - May 7, 2017 @ -   Andrew Harvey, founder and director of the Institute of Sacred Activism, has walked Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, and Sufi mystical paths and engaged in deep study in Asia and Europe with accomplished spiritual teachers. He has taught at Oxford University, Cornell University, the California Institute of Integral Studies, and elsewhere. He is the author of [...]

Radical Joy for Hard Times

April 14, 2017 - April 16, 2017 @ -   Trebbe Johnson is a writer and a guide of vision quests, workshops, and other mythic journeys. In 2009, she founded Radical Joy for Hard Times, a non-profit organization devoted to finding and making beauty in the earth’s wounded places, and she currently serves as executive director. She has camped alone in the Arctic, studied [...]

Peak Prosperity: Thriving in Any Future

April 6, 2017 - April 9, 2017 @ -                                                                                                                [...]