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Aug 9, 2014/11:37 PM

Three Quotes to Let the World be Whole

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Three Quotes to Let the World be Whole

The 2014 summer is coming to an end and with it so is my Summer Fellowship at Generation Waking Up. An enlightening summer it’s been; I’ve had the chance to experience two different GenUp leadership trainings and interact with countless folks living out their deep, social work passions! With a renewed consciousness and fearless drive to make change, I have …


Feb 19, 2014/07:07 PM

Student Divestment Convergence in SF this April!

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Student Divestment Convergence in SF this April!

This April 4-6, the Divestment Student Network is partnering with San Francisco State University to host 300 students from colleges and universities all over North America at the second annual Fossil Fuel Divestment Convergence. The 2014 convergence will focus on building national and regional networks of student activists. GenUp trainers will be in the mix offering a breakout session for …


Apr 17, 2013/12:45 PM

GenUp 2013 Summer Leadership Training!

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GenUp 2013 Summer Leadership Training!

Every summer in North America, Generation Waking Up hosts an intensive seven-day leadership training that brings together a diverse group of young changemakers from campuses and communities across the continent, and from around the world. This year’s GenUp Summer Leadership Training is taking place from July 28 – August 4 at the EarthRise Retreat Center at IONS located forty-five minutes …


Apr 15, 2013/04:57 PM

GenUp / I.AM.LIFE Leadership Training at Esalen

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GenUp / I.AM.LIFE Leadership Training at Esalen

Earlier this year, Generation Waking Up and the Luv Amp Project came together for a magical, life-affirming leadership training at the world renowned Esalen Institute in Big Sur, CA. This three day leadership training brought together a talented group of changemakers, artists, and musicians from L.A., Santa Cruz and the Bay Area. The training provided ways to explore how we …


Mar 28, 2013/03:20 PM

Transition Challenge 2013

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Transition Challenge 2013

As our collective awakening continues to gather momentum for a global transformation, we are beginning to see a surge of innovation and collaboration coming from local communities. Not only are people Waking Up to our current crisis, but also coming together, building relationships and taking action to create real changes. During the month of May, join thousands of people across …


Jul 2, 2012/05:05 PM

My Journey To Generation Waking Up

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My Journey To Generation Waking Up

I am sitting in the Pachamama Alliance and Generation Waking Up shared office drinking green tea, totally fired up from my bike ride to work where I was treated to stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the vast, cold Pacific ocean.  My name is Dan Jubelirer, and I am from Chapel Hill, North Carolina and a college student …


Jun 15, 2012/04:18 PM

Head-Royce High School WakeUp

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Head-Royce High School WakeUp

Head-Royce WakeUp Blog Post My name is Kira Poncelet and I am a senior at Head-Royce High School, a small, private school in Oakland, California.   At the end of the year, seniors get a month off of school for Senior Projects, which allow students to intern and shadow jobs in areas of interest.  For my senior project I decided to …


May 27, 2012/01:48 PM

Cal Poly SLO Wake-Up Experience

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Cal Poly SLO Wake-Up Experience

My name is Jose Sanchez and I’m volunteering with the Pachamama Alliance in their Communications Department. I was invited by Generation Waking Up team, which is a partner organization to the Pachamama Alliance, to help facilitate a Wake Up at my Alma Mater Cal Poly. Being a passionate Cal Poly Mustang, how could I refuse? On the weekend of April …


May 10, 2012/03:40 PM

Thrive Bay Area Village Square

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Thrive Bay Area Village Square

Co-authored by Jeremy Capdevielle Last month about 20 of us joined together at Thrive Bay Area’s first “Village Square.” It marked the beginning of what will be recurring “Village Squares” where bay area friends will be together and share in meaningful conversation. The theme of the Village Square was the power, abundance and possibilities that emerge when we act as …


Mar 15, 2012/03:35 PM

Launching the new WakeUp & upcoming conference calls

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Launching the new WakeUp & upcoming conference calls

We are excited to be launching the much anticipated new version of the WakeUp Experience! The updated WakeUp curriculum has been redesigned to be an even more powerful & effective tool for our generation, including:       A new “Who Are We As A Generation” video & additional revised videos       A clear & remastered narrative in the facilitator script       More games & …