Awakening the Dreamer Symposium, June 2

Here is an upcoming symposium for bringing out the potential in environmental activism.

“Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dream” Symposium
A one-day symposium presented by community volunteers

• Come together with a like-hearted empowered community.
• Understand how simple yet profound changes to the dream of the modern industrial world will change our future for the good.
• Learn that healing the planet goes well beyond environmental issues to include social justice and spiritual fulfillment for each of us.

Through facilitated discussion throughout the day, you will also:

How You Can Help

Please register! We can be better prepared for you! (Drop-ins okay). Doors open at 9:30am. To register, go to:

June 2, at the Masonic Hall in Sebastopol, California

• Discover easy ways of being engaged in sustainable community.
• Encounter local organizations available to support the needs of fulfillment.
• Connect and engage with others—bring your business cards and personal information to share.

COST: $15-30 sliding scale. Free for local non-profit presenters. No one turned away for lack of funds. Staff is all volunteers. Monies go to expenses, rentals. Please, no children under 12.

LUNCH: Bringing your lunch will enhance your experience. There are restaurants nearby as an alternate option. Some light snacks and beverages will be served throughout the symposium.


You will see video excerpts from interviews of over a dozen engaging leaders in the Symposium. Here are a few of them.

Paul Hawken, Author

Paul Hawken is an environmentalist, entrepreneur, journalist, and best-selling author. He started several ecological businesses, writes and teaches about the impact of commerce upon the environment, and consults with governments and corporations on economic development, industrial ecology, and environmental policy.

“There is another super power here on earth; it is an unnamed movement; it is far different and bigger and more unique than anything we have ever seen; it flies under the radar…this movement is humanity’s immune response to resist and heal political disease, economic infection, and ecological corruption caused by ideologies.”

Van Jones
Executive Director & Attorney
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights

Van Jones is the founding director of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights. Founded in 1996 and named for an unsung civil rights heroine, the Center seeks to replace the US incarceration industry with youth opportunities and community-based solutions. In 2002, the Center’s “Books Not Bars” campaign helped stop the construction of a costly and controversial “Super-Jail” for Oakland’s youth.

“We don’t need any hero on a white horse. We’re the people we’ve been waiting for. You already have within you enough love to save the planet.”

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