• 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 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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  • April 2017 Announcements

    Active Hope: An Introduction to the Work That Reconnects will take place in Cambridge, MA, on Saturday May 20, 9:30-4:30. This event is offered by the Boston-area Work That Reconnects Community of Practice. Complete information here.   Facilitation Deepening Weekend, August 17-20, Starseed Healing Sanctuary, Savoy, MA. Join seasoned Work That Reconnects facilitators – Sarah Pirtle, Aravinda Ananda, Joseph Rotella […]

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  • A fourth Earth Leadership Cohort is now forming!

    For many of us in the Interhelp network, it’s been a joy supporting, in various ways, these groups of young activists who come together for an immersion experience in the Work That Reconnects. “We’ve created a space where we can breathe, dance, cry, give thanks, rage, sing, and gaze in wonder. The community we formed […]

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  • January 2017 Newsletter

    This newsletter is devoted to efforts and opportunities within the Interhelp Network to support decolonizing the Work That Reconnects; in other words applying anti-oppression thinking to the Work, and refreshing and evolving the Work so that it better serves the needs of all and supports cultural change in an ever more powerful way. We begin […]

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  • December 2016 Newsletter

    Dear Interhelpers and friends, Here we are in the dark time of year. Hearing and sharing good news (as we received yesterday about DAPL) brightens us. And, in an intimate sort of way, so does sharing of our sorrows. “When we open together to the suffering around us, we become more real to each other. […]

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  • Summer 2016 Newsletter

    Dear Interhelpers and Friends, First of all, I want to thank each of you for your work toward a sane and peaceful world. In recognition of the unceasing efforts made by so many, the theme for this year’s Interhelp Gathering will be “Holding Each Other in the Great Turning.” We will offer a space to […]

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  • Dunk, Dunk, Brew

    Carol Harley As I paddle through summer heat and humidity, the freshness of April’s workshop continues to reverberate. I cherish the people who showed up! (see Facebook pictures here) and the work we did together as part of the At The Crossroads of Environmental and Social Justice five-day immersion in the Work That Reconnects. I loved the leadership […]

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  • Facilitation Deepening

    Upcoming in September: The Interhelp Facilitator Development and Deepening Action Circle is offering an opportunity to attend Joanna Macy’s five-day program at Rowe Camp and Conference Center, with meetings on site prior to and following the program. Work That Reconnects Facilitation Deepening with “World as Lover, World as Self”: The Theory and Practice of the Work that […]

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  • Interhelp Newsletter, April 2016

    Dear Interhelpers and Friends, It’s been a busy few months. Some of us have “danced the Spiral” or “sung the Spiral”; some have met with support groups and Communities of Practice; and others have helped to launch the online publication Deep Times: A Journal of the Work That Reconnects. Over the years I have published […]

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