Spring Gathering is on — but will be ONLINE only

Register today for NICA Spring Gathering 2020
at https://nicagathering.bpt.me/
(sliding scale, very low rates!)

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


Below are 2 videos to help prepare you for thinking about resilience.

Intro to what permaculture thinking is. “Designing for Resilience Using Permaculture”

Amit Sood, MD: Mindfulness Redesigned for the 21st Century