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Apr 2020

Seeing Systems: Peace, Justice and Sustainability

Apr 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am PDT
Zoom video conferencing

A course offering from Elder Activists for Social Justice Seeing Systems: Peace, Justice and Sustainability The Earth is our common home, and creating a sustainable world for our children and for future generations is our common task.  ~Fritjof Capra This winter, Elder Activists for Social Justice is offering a new course, Seeing Systems: Peace, Justice and Sustainability—a six-session online study/action course that will explore the interconnected relationship between social justice, peace, the environment and systemic violence in our world. Typically…

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Elder Action Circle Coaching Call

Apr 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am PDT
Zoom video conferencing

April Topic: Using Zoom for Your Elder Action Circle We now live in the “Age of Zoom!” So, how can we connect with other elders and create meaningful conversations using Zoom? Get your tea and snacks and find your computer. In our April Elder Action Circle Coaching Call we will discuss the best techniques for using Zoom to create meaningful conversations despite our social distance! We have learned through conversations and surveys that our members want to build stronger connections…

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May 2020

Zoom Training Session

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am PDT
Zoom video conferencing

Would you like to learn how to facilitate Zoom meetings? We are offering a two-session training series hosted by EAN member Geoff Ainscow. The training will consist of a pre-assignment (reading and watching short videos) and two Zoom training sessions. After the training each participant will then be tech support for two meetings with a mentor present. First training session (April 23) covers: Basic computer interfaces (PCs, Macs, tablets) Scheduling and starting meetings The task bar (mute, gallery view, sound,…

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Active Hope in the Time of the Coronavirus

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Zoom video conferencing

Do you have a sense of gloom and doom? Are you concerned about how to go forth into the future? In this time of uncertainty, we need more than ever to explore what gives us hope, what it is that we love and how to actualize these understandings. This two-hour webinar, based on the work of deep ecologist and elder Joanna Macy, is designed to use our virtual community to create a safe container for us to share our thoughts…

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Jun 2020

National Town Hall on Safe and Fair Elections

Jun 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Zoom video conferencing

Elders Stand for Fair Elections is fighting for safe and fair elections nationally and in key states. We are a volunteer-driven activist campaign, and we would like your help demonstrating the concern that we elders have for preserving democracy. Please join us for our National Town Hall on Safe and Fair Elections on Wednesday, June 10 at 3pm ET / 12pm PT. We will hear about how we can help our state organizing teams and take action to make the path…

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Active Hope in the Time of the Coronavirus

Jun 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Zoom video conferencing

Do you have a sense of gloom and doom? Are you concerned about how to go forth into the future? In this time of uncertainty, we need more than ever to explore what gives us hope, what it is that we love and how to actualize these understandings. This two-hour webinar, based on the work of deep ecologist and elder Joanna Macy, is designed to use our virtual community to create a safe container for us to share our thoughts…

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Jul 2020

Empowered Elder Workshop Introduction

Jul 7 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Zoom video conferencing

Join us for an introduction to the Empowered Elder Journey 12:30 – 1:30 pm ET / 9:30 – 10:30 am PT “This Elderhood work is crucial work, actually astonishingly deep and meaningful, both for us as individuals and also for our culture.” –Empowered Elder past participant The Empowered Elder Workshop (starting July 14) is a 7-week interactive webinar series exploring what it means to be an Elder in the world today. The world needs true elders now more than ever.…

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Elder Activists for Social Justice “Mini” Community Conversation

Jul 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am PDT
Zoom video conferencing

Black Lives Matter: Following the excitement and interest generated by our conversation with Elizabeth White and Fareed Hayat on July 16, we continue with a "Mini" Community Conversation on issues of Black Lives Matter, systemic racism and what we can do to help end it. Thursday, July 30, 9:00 am PT (US and Canada). Please register in advance for this meeting below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Aug 2020

The Power of Intergenerational Collaboration

Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Zoom video conferencing

Meet the Sunrise Movement Join us for an intergenerational webinar featuring The Sunrise Movement, Sage-ing® International, and Elders Action Network. Learn about the passion and voice of our "youngers" in their powerful Sunrise Movement as we discuss the intersection of climate change, social justice and health care in the time of the pandemic. This is our opportunity to learn from our younger generation; and, introduce ourselves as elders with wisdom and spirit, skills and resources; and, ready to work together…

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Sep 2020

A Meaningful Life for Your Money

Sep 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
Zoom video conferencing

Not to be missed: EAN and SAGE will co-host this special webinar on September 13, Grandparents Day. Noted authors and speakers, Vicki Robin (Your Money or Your Life), Bettie Spruill (renowned executive coach, entrepreneur and management consultant), Lynne Twist (The Soul of Money), and Chris Weil (Chairman/CEO Momentum Worldwide, responsible investing), will present, in turn, “Understanding your relationship to your money, to wisely spend your money, invest your money, and donate your money.” Small group breakout sessions will follow each…

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Starting a Community Project in Uncertain Times

Sep 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Zoom video conferencing

September 15 & 29, 2020 A two part webinar to share your ideas, connect with others, and to get help in creating your own project 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET / 10:00 – 11:30 am PT Do you have an idea for a project to make a positive change in your community? We want to help! Join us for our two-session webinar to support you to bring your great ideas forward. Together, we’ll cover the steps you can take to…

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Oct 2020

National Town Hall on Safe and Fair Elections

Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Zoom video conferencing

Elders Stand for Fair Elections is fighting for safe and fair elections nationally and in key states. We are a volunteer-driven activist campaign, and we would like your help demonstrating the concern that we elders have for preserving democracy. Please join us for our National Town Hall on Safe and Fair Elections on Wednesday, October 7 at 3:00pm ET / 12:00pm PT. We really need your help: Outreach to assisted living and senior centers, phone banking and texting, calls to voting…

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Dec 2020

Elder Listening Circle Training Workshop

Dec 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
Zoom video conferencing

Tuesdays: December 15 & January 12 Learn to Host Elder Listening Circles Come learn the core skills for hosting Listening Circles in your community. During these uncertain times Elders can act as compassionate listeners and provide a healing and learning space for their communities. "Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand." –Karl…

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Jan 2021

The People’s Inauguration

Jan 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST
Zoom video conferencing

On Inauguration Day, a new President and Vice President will take the oath of office. Sound government is necessary – but it is not sufficient to heal and transition a country into a place where all of us are free. We need a shift in culture and consciousness, a new way of being together, a revolution of the heart. We the people will be inaugurated into the labor of healing and of reimagining our society into a nation that is anti-racist,…

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Mar 2021

Empowered Elder Workshop

Mar 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:15 pm PDT
Zoom video conferencing

EAN's Foundation Workshop Tuesdays: April 6 – May 18, 2021 THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELED "I came to realize more clearly than before the healing power of interconnectedness with others, human and more than human! I felt supported and connected to the group in a way that surprised me. This Elderhood work is crucial work, actually astonishingly deep and meaningful work, both for us as individuals and also for our culture. This course is answering a profound need, and all…

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Apr 2021

Difficult Conversations Workshop

Apr 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am PDT
Zoom video conferencing

April 5, 7 & 9, 2021 9:00 – 11:30 am PT / 12:00 – 2:30 pm ET Not for Elders only! → How do you bring your best self into any conversation? → The 'self' that is present, non-reactive, creative responsive? Difficult Conversations (Essential Conversations) In today’s highly-polarized world of ever-widening social and ideological differences, we need open and constructive conversations that will cultivate deeper understanding and build bridges to connect us. We must wake up and learn ways to get beyond…

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Jun 2021

Rewilding the World, Rewilding Ourselves

Jun 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am PDT
Zoom video conferencing

A Sunday morning with Alan Watson Featherstone, Ecologist, Natural History Photographer, Inspirational Speaker and Founder of the Award-winning Conservation Charity Trees for Life. Sponsored by the Elders for Regenerative Living (ERL) Action Group Sunday, June 6 9:00 – 10:30 am PT / 12:00 – 1:30 pm ET   In Nature, everything is interconnected… “The roots of all living things are tied together. When a mighty tree is felled a star falls from the sky.”  –Chan K’in of Naha, Lacandon Indian,…

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Sound Democracy Town Hall

Jun 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm PDT
Zoom video conferencing

Elders for Sound Democracy (ESD) will present EAN’s Action Agenda for Fair Elections at our Sound Democracy Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, June 30 (12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET). We will address why we must act as elders to withstand threats to our American democracy. You will meet some of our most effective organizers and learn how you can act to counter voter suppression and big money corrupting our national and state governments, while championing a return to positive civic values.

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Jul 2021

Elders for Regenerative Living (ERL) Monthly Meeting

Jul 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PDT
Zoom video conferencing

July topic: Climate change is leading to a less secure, more crisis-prone world Host: Steven A Browning Facilitator: Jim Burke Presentation According to a study released in April, 2021, by the US National Intelligence Council called “Global Trends 2040: A More Contested World," climate change is leading to a less secure, more crisis-prone world that will: strain global institutions; test the “resilience and adaptability” of the international system that has been the basis of international relations since WWII; and, exacerbate risks to…

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Book Study Group

Jul 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am PDT
Zoom video conferencing

Radical Regeneration: Birthing the New Human in the Age of Extinction by Carolyn Baker and Andrew Harvey May 31 – September 6, 2021 Every other Monday 9:00 – 10:30 am PT / 12:00 – 1:30 pm ET About the Book Study Group Now in our third year, between 20 and 30 avid readers meet every two weeks via Zoom to discuss. We choose books with depth and relevance to issues of the day.  Book Study Group guidelines are simple: Add…

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