widening the circle

Every Sunday through April 2021, Echo Valley Hope will host zoom calls on a variety of subjects with diverse guests ( see below). These calls are open to everyone and we will share the videos of each call here and on Facebook (find the videos below).

To join the calls: Widening the Circle
Time: Sundays, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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February 28 Living Seeds, Living Cultures with Janice Brant and John Bonaparte

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February 21 Building Beloved Community with Rev. Walter J. Lanier

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February 14 The Power of Love with Joan Apter and Tim Hain

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February 7 The Boggs Center: Visionary Organizing with Rich Feldman and Shea Howell, Kim and Myrtle

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January 31 Taking Time to Grieve with Omar Poler, Lizzie Bruno and Tehmina Islam      #Thursdaymournings

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January 24 “Growing a Regenerative Economy” with Rebecca Kemble and Paul DeMain

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January 17 Mutual Aid with Shanna McGarry, Aslan Walkon and Keimche Wickham

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Connect with Grassroots Aid Partnership 

January 10 War and Peace with Sami Rasouli and Jason Moon

Watch the video.

Connect with Sami and help the rebuild of the school in Iraq.

Connect with Jason at Warrior Songs.

January 3, Gathering the Stories with Si Matta and Rivera Sun

There is no video recording of this event. Stay in touch with Si Matta at Gathering the Stories

Stay in touch with Rivera Sun at her website.

And more from Rivera on this topic: Sherri Mitchell – Weh’na Ha’mu Kwasset was mentioned during the call.  Her book, Sacred Instructions, is a powerful read: https://sacredinstructions.life/
For those of European descent, particularly Celtic, Sharon Blackie’s book, If Women Rose Rooted, is an excellent exploration of myth, story, and the kind of healing work we can do as individuals and cultures: https://sharonblackie.net/if-women-rose-rooted/

December 27, Queer Politics with Karma Chavez and fAe gibson   

Watch the zoom video.

December 20, “A Force More Powerful: Becoming Nonviolent in a Violent World”  with Rivera Sun and Henry Cervantes

Watch the zoom video.  Link to Nonviolent Campaigns 101. A class taught by Rivera and Henry: A Toolbox and Strategy for People Power. For more on Henry Cervantes. For more on Rivera Sun.

December 13, “Transformative Storytelling”  with Kahstoserakwathe Paulette Moore    Watch the zoom video.         For more visit the website The Aunties Dandelion

December 6, 2020 Introduction      Watch the video.

UPCOMING Guests and Topics:


March 7 Restoring Dignity to Farming and Food with Melody Morrell and John Greeno

March 14 soon to be announced

March 21 soon to be announced

March 28 soon to be announced