Topic: WakeUp

Nov 19, 2014/04:20 PM

WakeUpdate: Fall 2014

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WakeUpdate: Fall 2014

As we begin to near the year’s end, it’s time again to celebrate the amazing impact of the GenUp network. So far in 2014, over 4,300 people have participated in WakeUps! Here are some stories of the work accomplished in the last few months: HOBY Leadership Academy—Asheville, North Carolina Danielle Williams and David Weber co-facilitated a WakeUp for 50 young …


Nov 19, 2014/04:13 PM

Our First One-Day WakeUp Facilitator Training

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Our First One-Day WakeUp Facilitator Training

In the past year, the curriculum for Generation Waking Up’s trainings has evolved significantly. Where the trainings used to focus primarily on WakeUp facilitation, they now focus more broadly on leadership development as a whole. That shift has been a great success, but it’s also left a gap in our work: those in our community who are excited about hosting …


Nov 4, 2014/11:22 AM

ReGeneration – A Global Citizenship Curriculum

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ReGeneration – A Global Citizenship Curriculum

It’s been a long time coming, and we are thrilled to announce that the ReGeneration campaign is launching today! After years of successful workshops and leadership trainings, Generation Waking Up is creating an innovative high school curriculum to support teachers in taking the power of our work into classrooms everywhere. Today marks the start of our largest crowdfunding campaign ever …


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

WakeUpdate Summer 2014

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WakeUpdate Summer 2014

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 …