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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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World Wisdom Traditions and the Spirituality of Aging

Apr 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Zoom video conferencing

A 6-part webinar series presented with Sage-ing® International November 17, 2020 – May 18, 2021 Elders Action Network and Sage-ing International are partnering to bring you an exciting, new, six-part webinar series, World Wisdom Traditions and the Spirituality of Aging. Over the coming months there will be six webinars presented by well-known sages Lewis Richmond, Master Mington Gu, Barbara Aston, Imam Jamal Rahman, Rabbi Daniel Bialik and Ken Mogi. The webinars will be recorded (in case you miss one), and you…

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May 2021

Exploring Intergenerational Collaboration

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

You are invited to an online conversation with Elders Action Network, Sage-ing® International, and the youth-led Sunrise Movement Friday, May 21 10:00 – 11:15 am PT / 1:00 – 2:15 pm ET A follow-up session to our April 30 meeting with the Sunrise Movement so we can check in with each other about our progress in connecting with and supporting our local Sunrise hub, or other youth climate organizations, and consider actions we want to take to support our youth.…

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Plastics: Predicament and Possibility Workshop

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am PDT
Zoom video conferencing

The Boon and Bane of Single-Use Plastics Three-part interactive webinar Wednesdays: April 28, May 12, May 26 10:00 – 11:30 am PT / 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET Join us for this cutting-edge workshop facilitated by Shirley Freriks of Elders for Regenerative Living (ERL) Registration is now closed Part One: April 28 Why is this predicament a crisis? Look at a recycling system in chaos: What’s not working and why Impact on climate change, human and species health, environmental justice…

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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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EN-Roads Climate Change Game

Jun 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Zoom video conferencing

After many successful and rewarding presentations of the EN-Roads Workshop, we're now excited to run a full blown EN-Roads game. In the game, participants role play delegates to an emergency session of the United Nations General Assembly. Each player chooses a special interest group to represent, advocate their position, and negotiate with other groups to agree on strategies to reach the Paris Agreement goal of 1.5ºC below pre-industrial levels. Participants in the game take on roles that include leaders of…

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Elders for Social Justice – Curious Listening Initiative

Jun 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am PDT
Zoom video conferencing

Third Thursday of each month 9:00 - 10:30 am PT / 12:00 - 1:30 pm ET We're emerging from a tumultuous year for social justice issues and it's time we take stock of members' impressions and assessments. What have we learned from George Floyd's murder, the Black Lives Matter protests that followed, and the conviction of the police officer who killed him? How have the COVID-19 pandemic, the presidential election and the January 6th insurgency affected you and your community? Have you…

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