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OCTOBER 2013

Water Is Precious

OCTOBER 11, 12, 13, 14
Water is Precious

We reclaim this holiday weekend for our attention to life and the celebration of the living, as Echo Valley Hope offers our first event dedicated to water, a basic human need. We will highlight efforts of friends and organizations from around the world who are trying to ensure that all people have clean water. Our hope is to bring people together to learn about others' efforts, battles, victories and more...

Information about water and actions to preserve it are readily available on the web. Here is a great source of information about water: http://www.circleofblue.org/waternews/2009/world/infographic-ten-things-you-should-know-about-water/.

We need to listen to one another. What is needed is a chance to understand and celebrate our dependence on water - and on each other - and to do all that we can to preserve clean water for ourselves and for our children.

We will work towards a change in perspective, taking back the right and the joy for everyone to have clean water.

Our strength lies in our hope, in our love and in our determination.

Do you have a song, a play, a poem, an effort regarding water that you would like to share? We are still creating this event. You are most welcome to participate.

Free-will donations will go to the Bad River Tribe's effort to save the Penokees and the Bad River watershed.
For more information on this effort:


Celebrate! People all over the world are realizing point of use is the way to help all people have clean water. Enjoy this video from our partner, Motherland Rhythm Community and see their efforts to supply families with point of use biosand water filters.


Weekend's Schedule
:

Friday, 5:00 p.m. Dinner and Open Jam with Mark Hefernan--bring your instruments!
Saturday Welcoming Circle and Open Conversation: Sustaining Waters
with guest presenter Sami Rasouli of the Iraqi American Reconciliation Project's Water for Peace
Sunday Open Conversation: Where Do We Go from Here?
featuring videos from Amman Imman: Water Is Life, Friends of the Central Sands and more
Monday Closing Circle

For more information and to register, call 608.337.4578.
Meals for all diets are $7 / meal.
Accommodations available at Echo Valley or visit this page for local accommodations.

Supporting Organizations:
Islamic Environmental Group of Wisconsin
Motherland Rhythm Community and The Benkadi Project
Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project
Amman Imman: Water Is Life

If your organization would like to participate, please contact denaeakles(at)earthlink.net.




ECHO VALLEY HOPE 

Advancing sustainable living and all initiatives of peace.

A volunteer organization working to raise the voice of peace, bringing people together, celebrating diversity and respecting the Earth.

Your help is welcomed. Thank you to all who support our efforts. How can you help? Help us to get out the news. Share our newsletters, Facebook page and website with friends. The ideas we champion are welcomed by people everywhere.

Peace is possible.
There is enough.
Live in community.
Live sustainably.
Let kindness win.
We are all indigenous.
It is our time.

Invite friends to visit Echo Valley. Hearing about our efforts is good. First-hand experience is better.

Skilled at social media, PR or web maintenance? We are looking to expand our reach. Volunteers with skills in these areas are needed. Contact Dena at 608-337-4871 or denaeakles(at)earthlink.net.

Echo Valley Farm is also welcoming people who are ready to live in community (short or long term) with a focus on sustainability and peace. Call 608-337-4578. Application can be found here.

Click on the button above to make a tax-deductible one-time gift or become a monthly supporter. Your donation of any size helps advance sustainable living and promotes initiatives of peace.

To make a tax-deductible donation by mail, send a check or money order to
Echo Valley Hope, Inc.
E 14604 County Rd. F
Ontario WI 54651



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