Wisdom Working for Climate Change
July 19, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
An inter-generational dialogue with Stephen Jenkinson
Do you worry about what the future holds for your children/grandchildren?
Do you struggle to put your grief and heartbreak into action?
Many people all over the world are unconsciously mourning the devastating impact we are having on the planet and our climate. Without acknowledging our grief and allowing ourselves to speak about and mourn what is happening we will not be able to move forward. The transformative nature of grief is a powerful agent for change.
Please join us for an engaging and inspiring conversation with Stephen Jenkinson, facilitated by Margery Moore of Hollyhock and the film Wakan Tanka, accompanied by Amy Huva, with Climate Access. This dialogue is for anyone with a desire to be useful to those now inheriting an endangered world.
Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW, is a spiritual activist, author, farmer and founder and principle instructor of The Orphan Wisdom School. He holds Masters Degrees from Harvard University and the University of Toronto. He is the subject of the NFB documentary film ‘Griefwalker’. His principal work has been to forge an authentic language of grief for this grief illiterate time.
July 19th, 2014 – 6PM – 8:30 PM
Simon Fraser University, Harborview Centre
Fletcher Challenge Theatre, downtown Vancouver
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Tickets: $25 online (see below), $35 at the door if available.
This event with Stephen is a fundraising initiative for the film Wakan Tanka and is a beautiful commentary on how this film could impact millions of people to engage with and act on climate change.
Sponsored by I-SEA, Hollyhock, GenWhy Media, Roxbury Digital, Purpose for Life Foundation, Climate Access and the VancouverObserver.