Technology to Transform: Building a Youth Driven Climate Justice Movement

Lunchtime event: 1:30-2:30 p.m. (bring your lunch and listen…)

Professor Antwi Akom discusses what the modern world can learn from the indigenous world to combat climate change and describes his work building a youth-driven climate justice movement that uses technological innovations at the grassroots level to cultivate community, heal divisions and develop joint movement building strategies.

Campaign Connection: Mobilizing Women for Climate Solutions

Mobilizing Women for Climate Solutions, presented by Women's Earth and Climate Caucus and International Women's Earth and Climate Initiative. With: Osprey Orielle Lake, Sally Ranney, Claire Greensfelder, Atossa Soltani of Amazon Watch; and a representative from the Indigenous Environmental Network.  Come join key leaders, recently returned from the Women's Earth and Climate Summit, as they show us how we can get involved in the growing global women's movement for sane climate and sustainability policies and in some of the exciting actions and projects outlined in the "Women's Climate and Sustainability Blueprint for Action." Note: Men are welcome to attend.

Facilitated Dialogue at the Networking Center—Growing Community Capital

How do we uncover and mobilize the hidden wealth of skills, insights, wisdom, resources and experience in our communities? Come connect, network, and share your insights.

Facilitated Dialogue at the Networking Center—Building Local Economies

What New Economy systems and networks are already supporting local wealth, jobs, ownership, and a robust system of exchanges? What else is needed? Come connect, network, and share your insights.

Facilitated Dialogue at the Networking Center – Creating Resilient Food Systems

What have we learned about how to feed ourselves sustainably?  What needs to be amplified? What obstacles need to be overcome? Come connect, network, and share your insights. 

Wiser Together World Cafe: Creating Tomorrow Together!

We've learned from each other's ideas and work this weekend, but how can we nourish partnerships and relationships year-round to ground possibilities into realities? Join us for a participant-driven conversation about how we can collaborate to shape the future by synergizing the unique gifts of all generations. The Cafe provides a hospitable space for integration and reflection on what is emerging at the conference and for building personal and professional partnerships. Let's create tomorrow, together! With: David Shaw, Common Ground Center, UC Santa Cruz; Dana Pearlman, The Lotus: Authentic Leadership Development and the Global Leadership Lab; Tim Merry, Myrgan Inc, Art of Hosting; Giselle Chow, Graphic Facilitator and Recorder, Giselle Chow Consulting.

Paths to Healing Around Family and Money: An Intergenerational Emergent Conversation

With: Eileen Rockefeller, impact philanthropist, founding chair of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, and author of Being a Rockefeller, Becoming Myself; her son, Daniel Growald. Hosted by renowned doctor and author, Rachel Naomi Remen, MD. Join this mother and son, leading members of America's legendary first family of philanthropy, as they explore how honest investigation into values and service can lead to healing, individuation and a joyful and fulfilling life.


With renowned herbalists Autumn Summers and Kevin Spelman, PhD, MCPP, scientist, clinician, educator, herbalist and writer.

Conversation Café


Council: Initiation, Adulthood and the Resurgence of Community-Supported Rites of Passage

With: Sharon Shay Sloan and Orland Bishop, Executive Director of ShadeTree Multicultural Foundation, Indaba leader and community healer.