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HARRISBURG-area WORKSHOP: Active Hope and the Work that Reconnects
May 14, 2016 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Active Hope is waking up to the beauty of life on whose behalf can act. We belong to this world. The web of life is calling us forth at this time.
— Joanna Macy, ecophilosopher and founder, The Work that Reconnects; co-author of Active Hope: How to Get Out of the Mess We’re in without Going Crazy
ACTIVE HOPE AND THE WORK THAT RECONNECTS
Saturday, May 14, 2016 ~ 10:00 a.m. to Noon
The Unitarian Church of Harrisburg
1280 Clover Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17113
Facilitator: Marcia Berry ~ PA Interfaith Power & Light
At this moment in history, we are all faced with discouraging information and personal experiences that point to a worldwide environmental crisis, growing resource inequality, environmental racism, and intensifying violence locally and worldwide.
The Active Hope Workshop offers a program for all who are interested in building sustainable, diverse, and caring communities for today and for the future. This workshop offers an empowering framework to help move people from overwhelm to engagement — coming together, supporting one another to create the kind of world we long for.
Active Hope offers powerful tools for activists and change agents in all causes and movements:
empowering framework restorative practices mutual support /respite
What if part of the reason so many of us have failed to act is not because we are too selfish to care about an abstract or far-off problem, but because we are utterly overwhelmed by how much we do care?
—Naomi Klein, activist and author This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate