Peace Education

Because we are committed to peace beginning with each individual, we are happy to share with you an interactive educational tool that is now  available. This free  class can be obtained if you have a mobile device and the app from Timeless Today

The course is offered by Prem Rawat.

Timeless Today produces content inspired by Prem Rawat about the human potential for peace and wellbeing.

Peace Class Begins February 24

The Peace Class will begin Saturday, February 24 and continue each Saturday, from 11 am until noon for 10 consecutive weeks. It will be held at the Ontario Public Library.

The class is a free ten week exploration of components of peace. Based on the non-religious talks of Prem Rawat, these one hour sessions provide in-depth considerations of the following: peace, appreciation, inner strength, self awareness, clarity, understanding, dignity, choice, hope and contentment.

Echo Valley Hope offers this series and we have found it to be very helpful and informative to participants.

For more information: 608-337-4578.

Industrial Ag in the Driftless

Grassroots organizations from throughout the region came together for this event  on the rapid increase of industrial animal confinements and associated infrastructure in the Driftless area and what communities are doing in response.

Echo Valley Hope was a proud co-sponsor. Edited versions will soon be released and posted here.

Take time to learn about what is happening in our region and how we can all help.

Conversation with David Kopitzke, Conscientious Objector to the Vietnam War

WDRT 91.9 FM has opened the door for Conversations, a weekly hour broadcast on Thursday mornings at 9:00 am CST. I put my foot in the door with this conversation with my friend, David Kopitzke, a Conscientious Objector to the Vietnam War. Raising the voice of Peace…

Beginning Thursday, June 15 at 5:30 PM CST a short segment called, “Consider This” will bring my voice and my hopes to the radio audience. Have ideas you might like to explore?…let me know.

Thanks for listening and for your support of peace.

The Spirit of Standing Rock

Join filmaker, Kahstosera’a Paulette Moore, for a viewing and discussion of her documentary, The Spirit of Standing Rock.
The film is a collection of soulful narratives from Water Protectors, articulating their world view and describing what has brought them together in sacred action.
Kanien’kehaka (Mohawk) filmmaker and educator Paulette Moore and YES! Magazine Co-Founder and Editor-at-large Sarah van Gelder created this documentary from their footage and reporting from Standing Rock camps gathered in the fall of 2016.
The event is free and refreshments will be served.

On Saturday, June 17 from 11:00 am- 5 :00 pm at Echo Valley Farm, Wisconsin You are welcome to a conversation with the filmaker on what has been learned in environmental justice movements, what are the next steps, and the importance of indigenous media. We will view her documentary ” From Wisconsin With Love”. The event is free. A free will contribution of $7 for lunch.