Social Permaculture Playshop: Clowning Theory and Praxis for Earth Activists

Let's play: tap into the wisdom of your body as a force for activist self-care and cultural critique. You’ve heard that these times are dire and urgent, right? So isn’t it time we had…

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Designing for Resilience

Lets talk about how to use Permaculture Design that supports people and the planet, from the bottom up! Brandi Mack, AKA, Mama B, will share her 5 steps to Resilient design that support people…

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Origin and Evolution of Green Acres Permaculture Village

A slide presentation with commentary illustrating the evolution of Green Acres Permaculture Village over the past ten years. GREEN ACRES PERMACULTURE VILLAGE is a small, retrofit, intergenerational intentional community in a core suburban college…

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Green Your Grow

Green Your Grow:  1-Day Intensive on Holistic Cannabis Cultivation Thurs, Oct 5| 10:00am - 4:30pm| Yurt - Instructed by Max Meyers Pre-Registration Required: $75 - $195 suggested donation (Discounts for FULL Convergence Tickets) Includes delicious vegetarian lunch…

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Music As Medicine In Our Time

Lydia Violet (of Ayla Nereo band) will lead us through an intimate experience with Joanna Macy's Work That Reconnects (WTR), a set of teachings and group exercises that help build inner resilience, fierce compassion,…

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Lydia Violet Harutoonian

Lydia Violet Harutoonian, M.A, has a Masters in Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness from CIIS. She has studied closely with deep ecology elder and Buddhist scholar Joanna Macy for the past 8 years, learning how…

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Bridget O’Brien

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Bridget_OBrien.jpg[/image_frame] As a caring steward of life Bridget O'Brien strives to explore resilience through many pathways. Her studies and work focus on self-care, social, and land-use design. While utilizing her diverse skills,…

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Catalyzing the Evolution of Collective Consciousness & Culture Through Design

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/collective-consciousness-app1-360x240.jpg[/image_frame] If we believe that permaculture can save the world, then it is social permaculture that can implement this on a grander scale. It is social permaculture that can go…

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Alexa Bernard

Alexa Bernard
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[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Alexa-bernard.jpg[/image_frame] Alexa has studied consciousness research in college, with a focus on the evolution of consciousness. gained political awareness and activation on the streets of Eugene, and embraced her true…

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Social Permaculture & Community Organizing

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/1441593989096.jpeg[/image_frame] How can we build stronger relationships within our local communities and groups? Explore fun and practical applications of the permaculture principles in organizing working groups, community events and actions…

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