YOU A JOY-FILLED SEASON
thanks to all who made this year a wonderful adventure.
March by Mike Oberst of The
Tillers from "Music
for the Mountains,"
a benefit to stop mountaintop removal coal mining.
21, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
are welcome to
Echo Valley for a day of celebration of winter.
listened when you
asked for more classes in sustainable living, scheduled in advance.
Click here to see our January
through April offerings: weaving, seed saving, baking, cooking, body
care, Qi Gong and wellness.
do we make
Any way we can.
Echo Valley we
champion "peace first." We acknowledge the very real possibility of
peace and believe that the effort required is a simple one.
believe each and
every one of us holds that possibility. That each voice needs to be
heard and that the walls dividing us are of little consequence in light
of all we commonly share.
of community and consensus driven living at Echo Valley, we have been
fortunate to meet many peace-heart and minded people - of all ages,
races, beliefs - and we have enjoyed the tapestry of our diversity.
all of the
above, we are committing 2014 to Peacemakers. We will celebrate, learn
from, break bread with, and support one another. We will plant the
seeds of action.
October, we will host gatherings to foster peace - in ourselves and in
our world. If you would like to participate or help develop this
initiative, please let us know.
are the 2014
dates we have committed to Peacemaking--we are happy to add more by
September 19-21 (International Day of Peace)
your dance of peace continue to touch us.
Nelson Mandela, 1999: Asimbonanga
Mining Messaging Action
Sunday, December 15, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Building a collaborative network
on frac sand mining and more.
place at Comfort Inn & Suites (W10170 Sate Highway 54, Black
River Falls, Wis.).
organizations are Wisconsin Grassroots Network (WGN), Forward
Institute, Midwest Environmental Advocates, Wisconsin Democracy
Campaign, The Progressive magazine, and United Wisconsin.
21, 7:00 p.m.
Promised Land-Ahuco Community Center in Tomah, Wis.
From our friends at Migizi
Advocates for Turtle Island (MATI).
Facebook page and broadcast
widely. Echo Valley will be supporting this
and other efforts to stop the sand rush in Wisconsin. See you there!
Deadline January 15, 2014
This is the time allotted to us
to give comments to the PSC on the use
of our Wisconsin energy dollars. Will they go to energy efficiency and
solar and green possibilities or to 8 high transmission lines which we
will pay on for the next 40 years?
a moment to
reflect on ecotourism, agriculture and your neighbors as we make this
lasting choice. Comment here:
ECHO VALLEY HOPE
sustainable living and all initiatives of peace.
all-volunteer 501(c)3 educational and charitable organization working
to raise the voice
of peace, bringing people together, celebrating diversity and
respecting the Earth.
champion are welcomed by people everywhere. Our classes and events
foster individuals and community. Peace is possible. It is our time.
you to all who
our efforts. Your help is
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.
tax-deductible donation by mail, send a check or money order to
Echo Valley Hope, Inc.
E 14604 County Rd. F
Ontario WI 54651