Vandana Shiva – Earth Democracy: Connecting the Rights of Mother Earth and the Well Being of All

“Earth Democracy : Connecting the Rights of Mother Earth and the Well Being of All” by Vandana Shiva. We are facing an existential crisis with multiple emergencies. The multiple crises and pandemics we face today—the health pandemic; the hunger pandemic; the poverty pandemic; the climate emergency; the extinction emergency; the emergency of injustice,exclusion, and inequality; …

Panel Discussion: “Love, Spirit and Community: How to Build Intersectional Climate Youth Movements”

The climate movement is a people’s movement, it is a global movement, and it is driven everywhere by young dynamic leaders, often Black, Indigenous, and other Women of Color. How do they show up as activists and mobilizers, as young women, and as community leaders? How do they address the intersectional layers of injustice they …

Earth Democracy : Connecting the Rights of Mother Earth and the Well Being of All

We are facing an existential crisis with multiple emergencies. The multiple crises and pandemics we face today—the health pandemic; the hunger pandemic; the poverty pandemic; the climate emergency; the extinction emergency; the emergency of injustice, exclusion, and inequality; dispossession and the disposability of large numbers of humanity—are all rooted in a worldview based on the …

Meditation: “A Guided Compassion Meditation”

Drawing on CCT (Compassion Cultivation Training), a protocol developed at Stanford and widely studied, in this session Thupten Jinpa will lead through a guided practice focusing on two key themes: Setting your Intention and Connecting with Our Common Humanity. The guided practice will be interspersed with brief explanations of key constructs, their rationale, and underlying theory of change, …

Panel Discussion: “What Does Spirituality Mean To US?”

People across the U.S. have shared their personal experiences and perspectives about spirituality and religion in a national research study completed this year. Commissioned by the Fetzer Institute, the study aimed to learn more about the beliefs, behaviors, and benefits that undergird people’s spiritual and religious identification, and their relationship to community and civic life. …