West End Well Talk- Check it out!

    Well Talk: Nature - Food for the Body, Mind & Soul   Going out into the woods feeds something essential in humans. Join Forest School visionary Marlene Power and entrepreneur Nicole Laframboise for a thought-provoking evening of learning and conversation about the transformative power of nature connection. Hear stories from their work locally; learn [...]

Let’s discuss the LEAP Manifesto! – June 14th 6:30- City Hall

Progressive friends in Ottawa:   I hope this email finds you well. This is a quick pitch about a community forum being organized soon (June 14) on the Leap Manifesto. As you likely know, the Leap Manifesto has been widely criticized in the mainstream press, and it’s caused major debates on the left. We think something that [...]

Great new book! This Is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt Is Shaping the Twenty-First Century

http://www.publicaffairsbooks.com/book/this-is-an-uprising/9781568587332 This Is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt Is Shaping the Twenty-First Century by Mark Engler and Paul Engler (Nation Books) “Absorbing… Ambitious… Indispensable. A genuine gift to social movements everywhere.” —Naomi Klein From protests around climate change and immigrant rights, to Occupy Wall Street, the Arab Spring, and #BlackLivesMatter, a new generation is reasserting [...]