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Partners for Youth Empowerment 2014 Highlights

by: EJ on 01/12/2015

Peggy Taylor and Charlie Murphy, authors of Catch the Fire: An Art-Full Guide to Unleashing the Creative Power of Youth Adults and Communities, have, with the help of a community of supporters and partner organizations, positively impacted the lives of over 200,000 teenagers around the world. Please see the showcase below of ten highlights of the …

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#BlackLivesMatter - A Note from Paul Kivel

by: EJ on 12/17/2014

Dear People,

#BlackLivesMatter

We are in a historical moment when, at least temporarily, the …

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Empowerment in the Face of Planetary Suffering

by: Sara on 12/05/2014

Deepening global crises surround us, causing many of us to fall prey to denial and despair. Coming Back to Life by Joanna Macy and Molly Young Brown, shows how grief and fear are healthy responses to the harsh realities of our time, and that when  honored through the revolutionary practice of The Work That Reconnects, they can free us from …

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Give the Most Delicious Gift of All on #GivingTuesday

by: EJ on 12/01/2014

Regular readers of this blog will know that salmon, aboriginal rights, democracy and our precious coast are things we hold dear. You may have read about the Alexandra Morton’s visit to Gabriola on her Get Out Migration blog, or about our office closure during #BlackoutSpeakout, or more recently, the wonderful book from the Prince Rupert …

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Ten things we can do to take action on climate change

by: EJ on 10/03/2014

Dr. Lynne Quarmby, professor and chair at SFU’s department of molecular biology and biochemistry, addressed the People’s Climate March in Vancouver on September 21. This list of "10 things we can do" is taken from her speech which was originally posted on Common Ground and is reprinted here with permission.You can read the complete speech here …

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