• Newsletter, January 2021

    Dear Interhelpers and friends, If you missed the extraordinary webinar with Joanna Macy at Garrison Institute, here’s the link. Her fresh articulation of the importance of applying systems thinking to our daily activism was a high point for me. To participate in an informal Zoom conversation stimulated by this webinar, contact me here. Judith Waldman will offer a […]

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  • Newsletter, October 2020

    Dear Interhelpers and friends, The weekend after election day, our Interhelp Community will gather in circle around the virtual fire, holding all that is happening within each of us and in the wider world. Please consider joining us. Learn more below. The new Deep Times Journal, special Youth issue has been published. Read more about this extraordinary issue below. Two […]

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  • Interhelp Newsletter July 2020

    Dear Interhelpers and Friends, In the midst of my efforts on behalf of the Work That Reconnects, a longing stirred in me to participate in our beloved and powerful spiral. I needed to be supported by the very body of work that I strive to support and sustain. I imagine many of you, busy with activism […]

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  • Interhelp Newsletter May 2020

    Dear Interhelpers and friends,Earth Leadership Cohorts are immersions for young adult leaders in the Work That Reconnects. Supporting these efforts has been one of the joys, for me, of Interhelp participation over the last several years.The fifth Earth Leadership Cohort convened in August of last year, met again in October at Interhelp Fall Weekend and concluded […]

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  • Drop-in Online Practice Group

    Drop-in Practice Group: Feeling what we feel together with Anne Goodwin For the next 4 weeks, I will be offering a Work That Reconnects practice and support group for the Interhelp community. My intention is to create a space to be real, to feel what we feel, and to build our sense of personal and community […]

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  • March 2020 Newsletter

    I begin with a question: what do you suppose might bring together COVID-19, Grace Lee Boggs, patriarchy and white supremacy, Audre Lorde – and washing our hands? The answer: Dori Midnight’s poem, “Wash your hands.” She begins: We are humans relearning to wash our hands. Washing our hands is an act of love Washing our […]

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  • Announcement March 2020

    We (members of the Council) have received feedback about how white-dominant Interhelp events are, and also on the high impact of that factor, as well as racism in general, in Interhelp spaces – especially on black, indigenous, and people of color. We have made the choice to act on that feedback and move toward healing, […]

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  • November 2019 Newsletter

    Dear Interhelpers and friends, As I write this, on the fourth Thursday of November, members of area Native American tribes, and their supporters from the four directions, are gathered in Plymouth, MA, for the National Day of Mourning. I join them in bringing to mind the genocide of millions of Native people, the theft of Native […]

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  • Boston Globe article, November 8, 2019

    We can’t stop thinking about climate change, either. Here’s a rough guide to coping. By Jenni Todd This article highlights the value of the Work That Reconnects for people struggling with “climate grief” and anxiety. Anne Goodwin of Arlington, MA was interviewed. Here’s the link to the Globe website; for those who can’t access the […]

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  • Interhelp Newsletter, December 2018

    Dear Interhelpers and friends, You are invited! Interhelp’s annual Day of Conversation will take place on Sunday, February 3, in Cambridge, MA. Read more below. At this fall’s weekend workshop/Gathering, we practiced telling our own truths – as well as listening to the truths of others – in many different ways. This newsletter closes with the Welcome and […]

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