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Joanna Macy in Portland- Active Hope Book Reading

Start:
July 27, 2012 7:00 pm
End:
July 27, 2012 9:00 pm
Cost:
$5-$15, no one turned away for lack of funds. All tickets at the door.
Venue:
First Unitarian Church of Portland
Address:
Elliot Chapel, SW 12th and Salmon, Portland, OR, United States, 97205

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 deep ecologist Joanna Macy as she shares this accessible and deeply useful book for all concerned about justice, sustainability, and peace.

Co-sponsored by GAIA Workshops, First Unitarian Church, Living Earth Gatherings, Transition PDX, and KBOO Radio.

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