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Sunday, October 23 • 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Spiritual Responses to the Great Unraveling: Guidance for the Journey Onward from Earth's Faith Traditions

As the world seems to be falling apart around us, spiritual teachings and practices can make a difference in shaping our goals and in sustaining our courage as activists. Some of the leading figures in our culture who have combined deep spiritual commitment with engaged activism share their personal experiences of the strengths they have found in their own traditions. Hosted by Jakada Imani, Executive Director of the Ignite Institute at the Pacific School of Religion. With: Joanna Macy, activist, thinker, author, Buddhist scholar; Starhawk, pioneer in Earth-based spirituality, author, activist; Patricia St. Onge (Mohawk), founder of Seven Generations Consulting;
Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee
, filmmaker, founder of the Global Oneness Project and Naqshbandi Sufi.


Workshop Speakers
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Starhawk

Starhawk, author or coauthor of 13 books on earth-based spirituality and activism, including the classics The Spiral Dance, The Empowerment Manual: A Guide for Collaborative Groups, and the visionary novels The Fifth Sacred Thing and City of Refuge, directs Earth Activist Trainings, teaching Permaculture design grounded in spirit, organizing and activism. Starhawk travels internationally, lecturing and teaching on earth-based spirituality.
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Jakada Imani

Jakada Imani is the Director of the Center for Spiritual and Social Transformation at the Pacific School of Religion (PSR), which trains, supports, and inspires spiritually rooted change-makers. Prior to joining PSR, Jakada served for 6 years as Executive Director of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights. | @jakada_imani on Twitter
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Joanna Macy

Joanna Macy, a renowned Buddhist teacher, eco-philosopher, systems theorist, scholar, and longtime peace, justice and ecology activist, is the root teacher of the Work That Reconnects, a theoretical framework and workshop methodology for personal and social change. Joanna’s many seminal books include: Despair and Personal Power in the Nuclear Age; Thinking Like a Mountain; World as Lover, World as Self; and Pass It On: Five Stories That Can... Read More →
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Patricia St. Onge

Patricia St. Onge (Mohawk/Québécoise), mother of six/grandmother of seven, founder of Seven Generations Consulting, has 20+ years' experience in community organizing, social justice advocacy, public service, and spiritual and personal coaching. A former director of several major NGOs, including Habitat for Humanity, she has served on the boards of many nonprofits and foundations, and is the lead writer of Embracing Cultural... Read More →
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Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee

Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee, an award-winning filmmaker whose work has been featured on National Geographic, PBS, and in The New York Times and New Yorker, has exhibited at The Smithsonian and screened at festivals worldwide. Founder of the Global Oneness Project, an online educational multimedia platform, he also directs the Spiritual Ecology Youth Fellowship, a program supporting emerging youth leaders working to bring spiritual values into... Read More →

Sunday October 23, 2016 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium (VMA)