Great resource from Ron Mader & http://www.planeta.com
Posted by deborahmclaren on March 15, 2011
Posted by deborahmclaren on October 22, 2010
Join me on a unique exploratory tour to India with Global Citizens Network
Global Citizens Network (GCN) is a nonprofit cultural immersion and volunteer program based in Minneapolis. Named one of the four “Best Volunteer Vacations” by National Geographic in 2007, participants recount their cross-cultural expeditions with GCN as being among the most powerful, meaningful experiences of their lives. GCN seeks to share and promote the values of peace, justice, tolerance, cross-cultural understanding and global cooperation by providing opportunities for cross-cultural expeditions with indigenous and other rural peoples around the world.
Join me and GCN staff on an exploratory tour to three unique communities in south Indian – including Tamil Naidu, Pondicherry and Andhra Pradesh. Become part of the network committed to collaborating on sustainable development efforts around the world.
The cost of the trip is $1,850 (not including international airfare) and includes room, board, domestic transportation in India and international emergency medical insurance. Join us January 6-15, 2011. This is a small group with room for only three more people. All ages are welcome although minors must be accompanied by an adult. For more information contact us at http://www.globalcitizens.org, Phone: 612.436.8270 | Toll Free: 800.644.9292.
Posted in family travel, Indigenous tourism, sustainable tourism, travel, Volunteer | Tagged: cultural immersion, Deborah McLlaren, Global Citizens Network, India, Travel Momma, voluntourism | 2 Comments »
Posted by deborahmclaren on October 14, 2010
Keynote speaker will be Richard Heinberg, author of The Party’s Over: Oil, War, and the Fate of Industrial Societies and Powerdown: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World. Richard is a Senior Fellow at the Post Carbon Institute.
Neighbors from Cocoran, Powderhorn, Phillips, Seward, Longfellow, Standish Ericsson and other neighborhoods from around the Twin Cities will meet with volunteers from local congregations, immigrant associations, garden clubs and student volunteers to plan how each neighborhood can build local resilience and find ways to thrive as we adapt to climate change, peak oil and economic disruption.
– $5, November 13, Minneapolis, MN
Meet you there!
Posted in climate solutions, environmental education, Minnesota, Saint Paul, Volunteer | Tagged: and the Fate, Minneapolis, Minnesota, post-carbon world, Richard Heinberg, The Party's Over: Oil, Twin Cities, Twin Cities Sustainability Fair, War | Leave a Comment »
Posted by deborahmclaren on June 30, 2010
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