• Supporting Expansion of the Work That Reconnects in the Northeast US

    Dear Interhelp Community, As the maple tree outside my window prepares to disperse its seeds, Interhelp Council seeks to expand our networking function to include more direct support of Work That Reconnects in these ways: 1) Facilitation support via regularly scheduled teleconferencing calls. Experienced and fledgling facilitators will be welcome, along with folks wanting to […]

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  • Micro-Grant Program

    Interhelp Network’s Micro-Grant Program Guidelines for 2018 The Interhelp Council developed this program to spark creativity, and provide seed funding to convene a Work That Reconnects (WTR) event in the Northeast U.S. The program will provide several micro-grants of up to $350. Potential Focus Areas We are especially seeking programs or projects that touch on […]

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  • Action Circles

    The Interhelp Council invites the broader Work That Reconnects community to participate in any ongoing Action Circles. Our 2018 priorities include (but are not limited to): Tending and Mending the Social Web – click here for details. Facilitation Deepening Media and Arts – website, social media and more You may also be instrumental in forming […]

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  • Micro-Grant Application Form 2018

    The Interhelp Network’s Micro-Grant 2018 Application Form Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until December 15, 2018. Before filling out this form, please review the Guidelines AND contact Anne to pre-register your intent.  

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  • Tending and Mending the Social Web; Community Practice Day

    In this profoundly fractured world of ours, all of our Work That Reconnects efforts aim toward tending and mending the living web of all life. For the past several months, Interhelp’s “Tending and Mending the Web” Action Circle members have been focusing on the webs of human connection created and supported in our workshops and […]

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  • Interhelp Newsletter, January 2018

    Dear Interhelpers and friends, As the dark days begin to brighten, I’m thrilled to announce the launch of Hope Sings, a treasure trove of songs posted by Sarah Pirtle. The songs progress through the elements of the Spiral of the Work That Reconnects. Please read more below. Also below, a report from our annual Interhelp Conversation Day; news […]

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  • Resistance and Regeneration

    Resistance and Regeneration by Michael Rice I am grateful that we begin with Gratitude. I am grateful that I was born human – or at all – for my most recent incarnation was as a bumblebee! I am grateful that I grew up my first six years in a beautiful garden, forty feet wide and […]

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  • Interhelp Newsletter November 2017

    Dear Interhelpers and friends, It’s been a rich Work That Reconnects season in our Interhelp region (northeast U.S.). Twenty-four participants joined Sarah Pirtle and Emily Koester for Mending the Web of Life in Greenfield, MA. Read about the experience below. They will offer this workshop again on February 10. Kirstin Edelglass, Anne Goodwin and Solomon Botwick-Ries (a member […]

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  • Interhelp Newsletter September 2017

    Dear Interhelpers and friends, As the season turns once again, the weather brings blessings to some and terrors to others. We call the work we undertake together in this perilous time the “Work That Reconnects.” It’s an apt name, as is the name it was known by in early days, “Despair and Empowerment” work. It […]

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  • The Elm Dance, Revisited

    I usually think of Michael Rice when I hear “Elm Dance.” I can see him in the circle, stepping back with his right foot purposefully; my mind conjures his focused expression as Latvian words join the guitar melody and we dancers begin to move. The song is Ka Man Klajas. The dance brings activists together […]

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