Notes From the Field

Notes from the Field is dedicated to enhancing connections among the many organizations and individuals with whom RiverTides shares a common sense of vision and mission.

There are increasing numbers of nonprofit organizations and journals dedicated to creating new, sustainable patterns for living and working. These are just a few:

Kindred Organizations

There are increasing numbers of nonprofit organizations dedicated to creating new, sustainable patterns for living and working. These are just a few.

Bioneers (www.bioneers.org) is an education nonprofit organization that strengthens and expands networks of practical visionaries working on behalf of the environment and people. They spread solution-oriented stories -- including both ecological models and social strategies -- for restoring the earth.

The Marion Foundation (www.marionfoundation.org) is a unique community educational organization that studies enduring global values in a profoundly changing world. Their areas of interest include: frontiers of science, business in transition, health and healing, death and dying, ecology, environment and sustainable living, indigenous traditions, philanthropy, and tools for personal growth.

The Whidbey Institute (www.whidbeyinstitute.org) offers a wide range of programs, retreats, events, and resources. It is grounded in the awareness that times of turbulent and unprecedented change call for commitment to a new vision of the future for Earth, Spirit, and the Human Future. Programs include: the Iona Pilgrimage (an annual women's retreat), Spirited Work, and Leadership for the New Commons.

Journals

YES (www.yesmagazine.org) is designed to be a showcase of the innovations and people addressing our critical challenges. It presents the livelihoods, responses to oppression, ways to live, and sources of meaning that could add up to a more just, sustainable, and compassionate world.

Kosmos: An Integral Approach to Global Awakening. The mission of Kosmos (www.kosmosjournal.org) is to inform, inspire and engage individual and collective participation in shaping our global future. This they endeavor to do through new ways of thinking about our commonality and diversity, and through transforming and connecting the objective world of global realities and the inner world of spiritual values.