Spiritual Ecology Conference, Oakland, CA

Monday, April 13, 2020

Bishop O’Dowd High School in Oakland, CA is co-hosting “Our Common Home,” a unique, day-long summit on spiritual ecology on Saturday, April 13, geared for educators, students, faith leaders and activists. Inspiring keynote speakers at the event include ecologist Joanna Macy and indigenous activist Corrina Gould, who will introduce the core tenants and history of the spiritual ecology field, which emphasizes the interconnectedness and interdependence of all life.

Summit participants will gain practical tools to integrate spiritual ecology into their curricula and educational practices. In addition to the keynote addresses, attendees will have an opportunity to engage with presenters from the University of San Francisco, Weaving Earth, SustainUS, Project Wayfinder, Marin Academy, Earth is Ohana and Lead to Life.

And they will build important relationships through networking with attendees from a number of Northern California high schools, universities, NGOs and local faith communities, as well as tour O’Dowd’s award-winning Center for Environmental Studies and the Living Lab, a four-acre certified wildlife habitat and outdoor classroom committed to reconnecting students with the natural world.

Fee is $100 for educators/adults and $25 for students, and includes lunch and a closing reception. Scholarships are available. For more information visit Black Mountain Circle or email rmfishersmith@gmail.com.

For more information, go to https://www.bishopodowd.org/common-home-summit-oakland/