“Building Transformational Resilience for Climate Change Traumas and Toxic Stresses”

An event hosted by ACE's Connection You are invited to watch the webinar together at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 129 NW E Street, Grants Pass, OR - to share the learning. September 10, 2019 11:00 am You can sign up now here. Copy/paste this into your browser: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VcuqXdZJTp-HeD5PLJQrIQ You will learn: • how climate change … Continue reading “Building Transformational Resilience for Climate Change Traumas and Toxic Stresses”

ACES Trainings & Workshop and Southern Oregon Success Updates

OPEN ACES TRAININGS AND OPEN WORKSHOP IN SELF-REGULATION & RESILIENCE COMING UP IN MEDFORD The Southern Oregon ACEs Training Team is offering ACEs sessions for all comers on Tuesday, July 23 and Wednesday, August 14, from 1 pm to 3 pm at the SOESD, 101 North Grape Street in Medford, as well as a workshop … Continue reading ACES Trainings & Workshop and Southern Oregon Success Updates

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

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

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

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

Right to Repair

Stand up for your Right to Repair! State Legislators have the power to protect you from unfair and deceptive policies that make it difficult, expensive, or impossible for you to repair the things you own. Right to Repair or Fair Repair Bills have been introduced in 18 states, but they  will only pass if you … Continue reading Right to Repair

Oregon Master Naturalist Training

The Oregon Master Naturalist Program provides an opportunity to learn about natural resources through the study of scientifically sound information: the natural history of plants, animals, habitats, and geology, the history and processes of landscape change, as well as the most relevant topics in present-day sustainable natural resource management. Participants volunteer for natural resources programs, agencies, organizations, … Continue reading Oregon Master Naturalist Training

Disaster Preparedness Planning Conference

Fruitdale Grange is hosting Disaster Preparedness Planning Conference May 23, 2018, 9-12 noon Fruitdale Grange, 1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass, OR 97527 Overview All over our state and country there are disasters that happen—fires, earthquakes, tornadoes, floods, tsunamis, blizzards and even occasional dislocations of essential food and water due to economic disasters. In order to … Continue reading Disaster Preparedness Planning Conference

Blue Zones Project – Grants Pass

"Using secrets discovered in the original Blue Zones—rare longevity hotspots around the world—we help transform communities into thriving places to live, work, eat, and play."  Blue Zones Project Blue Zones Project–Grants Pass started the new year with a free and family-friendly public Kickoff celebration. Held at Grants Pass High School on January 20th, the Kickoff … Continue reading Blue Zones Project – Grants Pass

Transformative Change: conversations with Fritjof Capra

An interesting conversation... The Systems View of Life as a scientific basis of regeneration by Daniel Christian Wahl We need to educate ourselves and educate each other to learn the basic principles of ecology and systemic thinking and then we need to filter this through the local conditions and the local culture to create something that … Continue reading Transformative Change: conversations with Fritjof Capra

Manish Jain: “Our work is to recover wisdom and imagination”

  Rob Hopkins, founder of Transition Town interviews Manish Jain. Manish Jain lives in Udaipur, Rajasthan, in North India.  He works with a movement called Shikshantar, ‘The Peoples’ Institute for Rethinking Education and Development’.  He has been working for the last 20 years, initiating many projects around unlearning, sustainable living, and Gift Culture. He is also co-founder … Continue reading Manish Jain: “Our work is to recover wisdom and imagination”

This Land is Your Land: Our Unique SW Oregon Environment. Can We Foster Resilience?

Environmental Workshop  -  FREE Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Wild River Pub in Grants Pass 533 NE F Street, Grants Pass, OR 97526 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. This FREE workshop, organized by Rogue Indivisible, is an excellent chance to learn from local experts about our complex southwest Oregon environment, what makes it unique, and what … Continue reading This Land is Your Land: Our Unique SW Oregon Environment. Can We Foster Resilience?

Volunteers needed to complete the RCC Raingarden Project

Volunteers Needed for Planting February 16th - Meet at the Josephine Building parking lot between 10 am and 2 pm Volunteers Needed for Trail Construction March 16th - Meet at the Josephine Building parking lot between 10 am and 2 pm Volunteer opportunities are scheduled for anyone to get involved. Students are welcome and encouraged to … Continue reading Volunteers needed to complete the RCC Raingarden Project