Sunday, May 31, from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Participate in as much as you can, or as little as you want.
RESILIENCE is the theme of this year’s Spring Gathering!
“Re-membering the song: The role of community in cultivating personal, social, and ecological resilience in the face of uncertainty”
Presenters include Diana Leafe Christian, Patricia Newkirk, Diane Biray Gregorio, Anita Higgins and Joey Crotty.
Yoga offered by Miku Lenentine.
Hosts/facilitators: Anita Higgins and Syd Fredrickson.
Once you register, we will send a more detailed schedule with presenter bios and session descriptions. Below is a schedule outline:
8:30 – 9:30 AM, Accessible Yoga with Miku Lenentine
9:30 – 9:50 AM, Announcements, Community Updates, Song
10 AM – Noon, Workshop: Helping Your Community Thrive by Diana Leafe Christian
Noon – 1:25 PM, Conversation Café
1:30 – 3:00 PM, Workshop: Emotional Rescue by Diane Biray Gregario
3:00 – 3:15 PM, Song / Stretch / Check-in
3:15 – 3:30 PM, Bio-break opportunity
3:30 – 4:30 PM, Re-membering the Song of the Earth: An opportunity for a deep discussion, with Patricia Newkirk, Joey Crotty, & Anita Higgins
4:30 – 5:00 PM, Harvest / Feedback / Closure
Hosts: Anita Higgins and Syd Fredrickson
FOR MORE DETAILS, SEE
Below are 2 videos to help prepare you for thinking about resilience.
Amit Sood, MD: Mindfulness Redesigned for the 21st Century
Syd Fredrickson has been living in intentional communities since 1983. She trained to be a facilitator in the context of living in an egalitarian, income-sharing community (Twin Oaks), learning consensus facilitation from Caroline Estes, and exploring Sociocracy more recently with Diana Leafe Christian. She is a former board member and staff of the Foundation for Intentional Community (FIC), the most recent past President of the Northwest Intentional Communities Association (NICA), and for two years was a coordinator of West Coast Communities Conference. In 2019, Syd founded the service, Under 1 Roof – https://under1roof.info/, a resource for cooperative households, intentional communities, and homeowners contemplating the addition of one or more housemates to their homes.