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Active Hope Workshop: How to Face the Mess We’re in Without Going Crazy

active hope, poplar union, tower hamlets, mindfulness workshop
active hope, poplar union, tower hamlets, mindfulness workshop

Active Hope is a day workshop about finding and offering our best response to the social and ecological challenges before us.

What to expect

The workshop will offer tools to help us to face these challenges, to find strength, build community and to play our role in the collective transition to a life-sustaining society. The workshop is based on a body of work called The Work That Reconnects developed since the 1970s by Joanna Macy and colleagues, and takes its name from the book ‘Active Hope’ by Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone.

Who’s the workshop for?

The workshop is for anyone who is looking to re-ignite a sense of hope, care, passion and purpose to be able to respond to issues of concern in our community and planet. You could be already involved in altruistic activities and looking to feel re-inspired in your efforts, or looking for a deeper experience of connection with others and nature from which to live your life.

There will be an opportunity to buy lunch from e5 Roasthouse café, or you can bring a packed lunch if you prefer. Tea and coffee will be provided.

About Tessa Horvath

Tessa is a researcher and facilitator, focused on gender equality, climate change and the relationship between personal growth and social change. She coordinates a small charity promoting wellbeing and community cohesion in Tower Hamlets, takes part in meditation sit-ins, and facilitates events to support people to connect, grow and work for sustainability and social justice.

Find out more about Active Hope here.