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    Start Date: November 16, 2020

    With “The Gift of Forgiveness”, we are welcoming back Deborah Briggs, instructor and author of one of the Charter’s most successful courses, Growing Whole, Not Old - Aging in the Pandemic Age (Formerly "Awakening the Sage Within"). In that course she introduced hundreds to the concept of Sage-ing®. During this workshop, we will delve into ‘forgiveness’: one of the core concepts of the Sage-ing® Movement. We will develop greater compassion for ourselves as we begin to free ourselves from the painful burdens we have carried.  This course provides us with the opportunity to live more fully once we learn that things we saw as negative can be transformed into the foundation for living more fully.

    Learn more and register here.


    Braiding Sweetgrass
    By Robin Kimmerer- November 24 at 7am Pacific Time

    In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings two lenses of knowing together (tools of science and indigenous wisdom) to reveal what it means to see humans as "the younger brothers of creation". As she explores these themes, she circles toward a central argument: The awakening of a wider ecological consciousness requires the acknowledgement and celebration of our reciprocal relationship with the world. Once we begin to listen for the languages of other beings, we can begin to understand the innumerable life-giving gifts the world provides us and learn to offer our thanks, our care, and our own gifts in return. 

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    Richmond, Virginia, USA is a City of Compassion on a quest to heal and transform. For Richmond, being a Compassionate City is more than a label.  Richmond believes that compassion should be at the core of all community actions:  how we live, how we legislate, and how we connect and thrive. Learn about the steps that Richmond is taking to offer healing to their city and beyond, and join Richmond in their efforts to unite the world through compassion. Check out Richmond's Compassionate Community page, with links to all of the incredible work being done!


    Empower an underprivileged girl

    When the pandemic struck India, the education sector responded to it by going online. However, this brought another kind of inequality to the forefront – education inequality due to the digital divide. In the virtual scheme of things, many children were left disconnected from their schools. And it hit hard. The impact on underprivileged girls was more severe. For them, it became a period of being absorbed in house chores and tending to the young siblings. With the project – Donate a Device for Education, we have been striving to empower girls to continue learning from homes in these times. It is a collaborative effort of Saajha, Charter for Compassion and Cashify which aims to bridge the gap in the access of education for girls. We invite you to join us on this journey as our ambassadors. Donate your old smartphone/tablets/laptop here.

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