Communities Rising for Regeneration vs Destruction: War and Its Impact on The Climate Crisis

Our ballooning US military budget (larger than the next ten countries combined) diverts funds from desperately-needed responses to both community health and social service needs, as well as climate crisis challenges. For perspective: In 2020, we spent .028% of our discretionary budget on renewables, compared to over 60% on the military. And a lesser known …

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Fierce Vulnerability in Community: Trauma Healing for Systemic Change

In this one-hour gathering, we will explore ways in which community-based trauma healing can be a modality for effective direct action in the larger world. The Sanskrit word for "Direct Action" - Satyagraha - means "truth telling." Change being fractal, the question we will explore is "How can individual trauma healing transform a community through embodied …

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Social Garden

After our plenary panel on Regenerative Systems, we will host an informal meet and greet and discussion space. This space will continue on our zoom platform from the plenary session and also continue with our online portal and forum. Join us for this virtual "happy hour" and bring your own favorite beverage!

Plenary: Crisis as Catalyst for Transformation

ReGenerative Communities Summit

In this plenary, we gather with people on the frontlines of change who are working hard to respond to the challenges, crises, and disasters we are facing. These visionary changemakers are finding new and innovative ways to not only respond to crises but to open new opportunities and possibilities for our communities. "Crisis as Catalyst …

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Social Garden

After our plenary panel on "Crisis as Catalyst for Change", we will host an informal meet and greet and discussion space. This space will continue on our zoom platform from the plenary session and also continue with our online portal and forum. Join us for this virtual "happy hour" and bring your own favorite beverage!

Climate Change, Disaster and Mental Health

ReGenerative Communities Summit

In these unprecedented times of disasters and the growing number of those impacted by the compounding crises of climate change, we are also seeing a new level of mental and emotional health challenges. PTSD, burnout, grief and so many other related psychological states are affecting more people than ever. In this workshop, we attempt to …

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Eco- Restoration: Regenerative Communities on the Ground

ReGenerative Communities Summit

Across the country, “eco-restoration camps” have emerged as places for people to come together, to learn and implement ways to bring healing and restoration to a damaged environment. These environments are sites of wildfires, extraction of natural resources, degraded soil, floods, and more. In this panel, hear from those who are doing this work in …

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Workshop:Awakening to Indigeneity and Decolonizing

ReGenerative Communities Summit

What does it mean to really connect with Indigenous thinking and to  “decolonize” our culture and our minds? Why is it so important for working towards regenerative communities? Everyone has an indigenous heritage from somewhere, even if they are not on their ancestral land or even know who their ancestors are.  Reclaiming our personal indigenous …

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Creating A place of Your Own For Your Transition Initiative

Online

Have you ever wished that your Transition Initiative had its own space for meetings, events, workshops, projects and demonstration spaces for how to grow food, repair items, support pollinators, connect with nature, create local fiber and more?  Come and learn how one very small non-profit, the Community Ecology Institute, was able to acquire a 6.4 …

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