Sustainable Rogue Valley presents Support Group for Earth Activists Saturday, June 22, 2019   1 - 3 pm Unitarian Universalist Hall, 129 NW ‘E’ Street, Grants Pass, 97526 Potluck snacks are encouraged Please bring your utensils Activism is hard work. It can lead to burnout, feelings of isolation, frustration and discouragement, as well as many other … Continue reading

Hope in a Changing Climate – by John D. Liu

Hope in a Changing Climate optimistically reframes the debate on global warming. Illustrating that large, decimated eco-systems can be restored, the BBC World documentary reveals success stories from Ethiopia, Rwanda and China which prove that bringing large areas back from environmental ruin is possible, and key to stabilising the earth's climate, eradicating poverty and making … Continue reading Hope in a Changing Climate – by John D. Liu

The 3.5% Rule: How a Small Minority Can Change the World

Nonviolent protests are twice as likely to succeed as armed conflicts – and those engaging a threshold of 3.5% of the population have never failed to bring about change. In 1986, millions of Filipinos took to the streets of Manila in peaceful protest and prayer in the People Power movement. The Marcos regime folded on … Continue reading The 3.5% Rule: How a Small Minority Can Change the World

2019 Earth Day Celebration at RCC April 18th

Come see us at our table at the RCC Redwood Campus Earth Day Celebration on Thursday April 18th from 12 - 2 pm Take a tour of our Rain Garden/Bioswale Demonstration Project with Chas Rogers. For more information contact Erika Giesen at egiesen@roguecc.edu or Dorothy Swain at dswain@roguecc.edu EarthDay 2019 flier w cosponsors - PDF … Continue reading 2019 Earth Day Celebration at RCC April 18th

Public Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACES) Presentation

N GRANTS PASS: Public Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACES) Presentation Dinner and Childcare provided (ages 3 to 10)      The Grants Pass School District is pleased to invite the Grants Pass community to public presentations on the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study, or ACES for short. This 90 minute presentation will cover what the study was, … Continue reading Public Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACES) Presentation

Community Forum on Wildfire

Come join us for Community Forum Night at the Fruitdale Grange All Hands On Deck (focus on Fire) Thursday evening, March 28, 2019, 6:30-8:30pm, Fruitdale Grange, 1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass, 97527 Overview This forum will specifically focus on fires and poor air quality like we experienced last summer. As we look toward solutions and … Continue reading Community Forum on Wildfire

A Nation of Weavers

An excellent article on the importance of building "radical mutuality", by David Brooks: The social renaissance is happening from the ground up. By David Brooks Opinion Columnist Gabriela Bhaskar for The New York Times I start with the pain. A couple times a week I give a speech somewhere in the country about social isolation … Continue reading A Nation of Weavers

5G ACTION ALERT _DEADLINE_FEB. 20, 2019

Families For Safe Meters 5G ACTION ALERT _DEADLINE_ FEB. 20, 2019-get info to staff Sent by Catherine Kleiber (www.electricalpollution.com <notice her Brief Solutions page for dirty electricity et al - http://www.electricalpollution.com/solutions.html >) Send information to Senate Committee about health hazards of 5G ** Ask for public hearings with independent researchers, medical providers included. ** "I … Continue reading 5G ACTION ALERT _DEADLINE_FEB. 20, 2019

Non Toxic Grants Pass Open House Meeting

Hey community members, For everyone who loves and uses public spaces in Grants Pass, join us for this event! You don't have to live in town, you just have to love these parks! We're in conversation with the city to transition away from using synthetic pesticides in the parks where our kids and pets come … Continue reading Non Toxic Grants Pass Open House Meeting

Awakening the Dreamer Symposium

Mark your calendar~ Awakening the Dreamer Symposium A transformative journey and a profound inquiry Saturday, April 13, 2019  1:00 – 4:30 pm at the UUGP Fellowship, 129 NW E Street, Grants Pass, OR Suggested donation $5-10 Reserve your spot by emailing: larkswain@jeffnet.org The Awakening the Dreamer Symposium is an interactive transformational workshop that inspires participants … Continue reading Awakening the Dreamer Symposium

Awakening The Dreamer Planning Session

All are welcome to help bring the internationally acclaimed “Awakening the Dreamer” symposium of the Pachamama Alliance to Josephine County in a few months. Join the co-creative planning at the Sustainable Rogue Valley monthly meeting on Sunday January 13, 12:30 to 2pm at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 129 NE “E” Street, Grants Pass (across the … Continue reading Awakening The Dreamer Planning Session

Supporting Wild Pollinators – Such as Mason Bees

© by Jerry Allen 2018 Scientists tell us there is a worldwide big decline of insect species. We depend on insect pollinators to pollinate the plants we eat. Without them we would starve. Honeybees as well as wild bees and other pollinators are seriously threatened by pesticides and mites, as well as by climate changes. … Continue reading Supporting Wild Pollinators – Such as Mason Bees

UPCOMING ACES & MENTORING TRAININGS

UPCOMING ACES & MENTORING TRAININGS The Southern Oregon ACEs Training Team is offering free monthly open training sessions in Medford and Grants Pass, and Rogue Valley Mentoring is offering a training for people interested in helping to build resilience in our youth by becoming mentors in 2019. Info below!   ACES TRAININGS IN GRANTS PASS: … Continue reading UPCOMING ACES & MENTORING TRAININGS