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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

Resilience Awareness Month – November 2018

FREE EVENTS in Jackson & Josephine Counties throughout the Month to Raise Awareness of Trauma-Informed Practices and the Tools for Building Resilience for Individuals, Families and Our Communities: November 3: Green Bag Day for the Food Project--sign up to join the Food Project all around Jackson County: www.onegreenbag.org November 5: Open ACEs Training at Highland Elementary School, … Continue reading Resilience Awareness Month – November 2018

What if? — Scaling-out regenerative development glocally

Ecological State: Regenerative land management practices create dramatic increases in biodiversity, water retention, and carbon sequestration. Regen Network monitors on-the-ground conditions and generates trusted attestations about the ecological state of managed land and water areas. Source: Regen Network Building educational ecosystems of collaboration to improve planetary health A couple of times in my life I have … Continue reading What if? — Scaling-out regenerative development glocally

Sustainable Rogue Valley becomes an Ally to Southern Oregon Climate Action Now

Southern Oregon Climate Action Now is a grassroots, volunteer, non-profit organization of area residents who care about climate change and have joined forces to take bold action against it. Through volunteer projects, we focus on reducing the impacts of Global Warming across Southern Oregon. Our Mission Recognizing the urgent need for bold action, SOCAN’s mission … Continue reading Sustainable Rogue Valley becomes an Ally to Southern Oregon Climate Action Now