7/27 - Joanna Macy speaks on Active Hope

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KBOO is proud to sponsor Joanna Macy speaking on ACTIVE HOPE

When: Friday, July 27, 7 p.m.
Where: The Channing Room, Eliot Chapel
First Unitarian Church, 1011 SW 12th Ave., Portland
Admission: $5-15 sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of funds.
For More Information: http://www.gaiaworkshops.net/joanna-macy-in-portland-active-hope-book-reading/

“Books about social and ecological change too often leave out a vital component: how do we change ourselves so that we are strong enough to fully contribute to this great shift? Active Hope fills this gap beautifully, guiding readers on a journey of gratitude, grief, interconnection and, ultimately, transformation.”
—Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine.

Hope is something we do, rather than something we have. Active Hope is about finding, and offering, our best response to the crisis of sustainability unfolding in our world. It offers tools that help us face the mess we’re in, as well as find and play our role in the collective transition, or Great Turning, to a life sustaining society.

Join eco-philosopher Joanna Macy as she shares this accessible and deeply useful book for all concerned about justice, sustainability, and peace. Followed by a reception and book signing in the Channing Room.

Joanna Macy is a Buddhist scholar, environmental and anti-nuclear activist and deep ecologist, acclaimed around the world for her passionate heart and intellectual rigor, and her transformative teachings. Her unbounded commitment to the work of healing our wounded planet has inspired countless people all over the world who have read her books, attended her talks, and participated in her workshops.

Admission at the door $5-15 sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of funds.

 

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