Topic: WakeUp

Jul 16, 2014/12:25 PM

Ojai Training – Stepping Toward My Purpose

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Ojai Training – Stepping Toward My Purpose

Over the course of 5 days, from July 25th to 29th, Generation Waking Up held a Leadership Training, by the alluring Ojai Valley in Southern California. Twenty-four people from all over California, Washington, New York, and Florida, including myself and a 6-month young budding baby, were in attendance. The group was composed of such a wide and diverse array of …


Jul 9, 2014/02:45 PM

July’s WakeUpdate – and a special invitation!

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July’s WakeUpdate – and a special invitation!

As we mark the midway point of the year, it’s time again to celebrate the amazing impact of the GenUp network. Here are some stories of the work accomplished in the last few months! WAKEUPS Over 3,000 people have participated in WakeUps already in 2014! Some of the highlights: California Student Sustainability Coalition—Santa Barbara, California At the CSSC Convergence at …


May 15, 2014/02:44 PM

Collective Liberation in Boston

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Collective Liberation in Boston

Last month, Tufts University Peace and Justice Studies department and Office of Intercultural and Social Identities Programs co-sponsored a powerful anti-oppression workshop led by Barbara Jefferson, GenUp’s WakeUp & Training Coordinator. Around 60 Tufts students participated in the workshop, learning about anti-oppression in theory and also sharing their own personal stories. The workshop challenged participants to analyze the structures of power, …


Mar 27, 2014/11:21 AM

WakeUpdate Spring 2014

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WakeUpdate Spring 2014

As we begin to swing into spring (or fall, for those of you down under), it’s time again to take a moment to celebrate the amazing impact of the GenUp network. WakeUps: So far in 2014, over 900 people have participated in 21 WakeUps! Here are some of the highlights: Embodied WakeUp—Olympia, Washington Porter Eichenlaub, Cynthia Kennedy, and Dan Mahle …


Mar 18, 2014/10:42 AM

Let’s Rally Together This Earth Week!

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Let’s Rally Together This Earth Week!

Join the GenUp community in hosting, facilitating, or attending an “Earth Week WakeUp” this April in solidarity with events and actions happening around the world! For the past 44 years, Earth Day has been celebrated internationally on April 22 to bring attention our most pressing environmental challenges, to celebrate sustainable solutions, and to engage the broad public in positive action. …


Dec 18, 2013/01:17 PM

Kick Off the New Year with Generation Waking Up!

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Kick Off the New Year with Generation Waking Up!

The new year and spring semester are almost here and Generation Waking Up is excited to jump-start student engagement on a campus near you! Help us ignite the next generation by hosting a GenUp program at your college, university, high school, or community organization. You can also forward this information to schools, teachers, and students to help spread the word. …


Dec 18, 2013/12:59 PM

GenUp Holiday Party 2013!

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GenUp Holiday Party 2013!

GenUp wrapped up 2013 with our holiday party last Friday! Sixty community members, artists, activists, and friends both new and old joined us in our new space at Impact Hub Oakland for a night of fun and celebration. Joshua, Cherine, and Barbara kicked off the night with a short taster of the WakeUp. The rest of the party was spent …


Dec 18, 2013/12:24 PM

GenUp Training in Cincinnati, Ohio

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GenUp Training in Cincinnati, Ohio

In mid-October, GenUp hosted its first Midwestern training at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. The training was facilitated by Barbara Jefferson and Adam Rosendahl, with the generous sponsorship of the Marianist Society, the Sisters of Mercy, the Sisters of Charity, and Awakening the Dreamer Cincinnati. Twenty-four young leaders came to the training from many places in or near Ohio, bringing …


Dec 12, 2013/06:48 PM

WakeUpdate December 2013!

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WakeUpdate December 2013!

As the holiday season approaches and 2013 draws to a close, it’s time to celebrate the amazing impact of the GenUp network. Here are some stories of the work accomplished in the last few months! WAKEUPS Together, we have now reached over 4,000 young people, with over 89 WakeUps worldwide so far in 2013. These are just a few highlights: …


Mar 28, 2013/04:01 PM

Celebrating Earth Day 2013

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Celebrating Earth Day 2013

      Earth Day 2013 is fast approaching! This global celebration on April 22nd is the perfect opportunity to join Generation Waking Up in taking a stand for our planet, its people, and future generations. This year we’d like to invite you to honor and expand the message of Earth Day to be a day not only centered around …