The Old Oak Dojo is an experiment in self-organization. Most of our events are offered and hosted by friends in our community. If you’d like to inquire about having your event at the Dojo, please contact us at info@oldoakdojo.com.

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Old Oak Dojo

14 Chestnut Place
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
http://oldoakdojo.com

November 2019

November 15
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until November 15, 2019

The Victim Rights Law Center will be meeting with Impact Justice to hold a three day restorative justice circle training and meeting to educate our attorneys on the use of restorative justice practices to address sexual harm. Private Event.

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Victim Rights Law Center – Restorative Justice Training

November 15
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until November 15, 2019

The Victim Rights Law Center will be meeting with Impact Justice to hold a three day restorative justice circle training and meeting to educate our attorneys on the use of restorative justice practices to address sexual harm. Not open to the public.

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Hair Down: Authenticity, Resiliency, and Healing for BIPOC in Medicine

November 15 @ 4:45 pm - 8:15 pm

This is an evening of reflection, sharing and uplifting our experiences as Black, Indigenous, People of Color training in the field of medicine. It is a time to relax and build community with one another. We’ll contemplate the complex ways in which our racialized identities may impact our time in medical school and honor the ways in which we survive and thrive.

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Kavod Community JP

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Community learning event and special project.

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Black Lotus Mediation

November 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

We are a community based meditation group who blends buddhism with our indigenous practices as well as the black radical tradition. Our group primarily serves queer black/indigenous individuals. We also host community arts events on a quarterly basis and collaborate with various community organizations as well as Brown University, MIT, and Columbia University.

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BDS Boston

November 18 @ 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Inside Out Wisdom & Action Project – Advisory Meeting

November 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

By training visible and well-networked Jewish social justice leaders in the embodiment and integration of Torah wisdom and Jewish spiritual technologies, these leaders will model integration and give language to many others in the field for their own desire to integrate Jewish spiritual practice into their life and work to benefit from the soul nourishment of being connected to such practice and Jewish lineage and counter burnout and oppressive elements of the dominant culture. By training rabbis and organizers to…

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Community Yoga

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Weekly yoga class in the Iyengar tradition. Instructor Lucilda Dassaro-Cooper is a certified Iyengar beginner/intermediate and a professional artist who has studied and taught yoga for more than 30 years.

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Brothers Healing Circle

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Do you want to seriously work on changing the man in the mirror? Join with a group of brothers who are committed to healing and personal development.

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Resist Retreat

November 25 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Last of the month, repeating until May 28, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 23, 2019

Resist (resist.org) is a foundation that supports people’s movements for justice and liberation. We redistribute resources back to frontline communities at the forefront of change while amplifying their stories of building a better world. We will be hosting monthly staff retreats at the Old Oak Dojo.

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Community Yoga

November 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Weekly yoga class in the Iyengar tradition. Instructor Lucilda Dassaro-Cooper is a certified Iyengar beginner/intermediate and a professional artist who has studied and taught yoga for more than 30 years.

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Brothers Healing Circle

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Do you want to seriously work on changing the man in the mirror? Join with a group of brothers who are committed to healing and personal development.

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December 2019

Community Yoga

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Weekly yoga class in the Iyengar tradition. Instructor Lucilda Dassaro-Cooper is a certified Iyengar beginner/intermediate and a professional artist who has studied and taught yoga for more than 30 years.

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Brothers Healing Circle

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Do you want to seriously work on changing the man in the mirror? Join with a group of brothers who are committed to healing and personal development.

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Men’s Work Gathering Event

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Over the past few years, issues of rape culture, male dominance, homophobia, transphobia, and toxic masculinity have been pushed into the national spotlight – mostly by the labor of women, survivors, queer, trans, and gender non-conforming folks. Men are being called to step up in big ways to also confront the ongoing hetero-patriarchal violence happening all around us. Many have answered this call by forming and joining groups of men who support each other’s growth, healing, accountability, and action. While…

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Seed Root + Bloom Graduation

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

This is an invitation only event for participants and loved ones of the Seed Root + Bloom Rites of Passage 2019 Cohort Graduation. Seed Root + Bloom is a bipoc community offering herbal and ancestor remembrance through herbal programming and ceremony. Please visit seedrootandbloom.com to learn more.

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(B)MEN

December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 8, 2019

BMen is an inclusive (straight, queer, trans) organization of black men working to build relationships with other black men within our community.

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Space Planning Meeting

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

A coalition of economic justice groups are meeting to advance plans to develop a cooperatively owned office space.  Private event.

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Solidarity Economy Initiative

December 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on September 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm

The Solidarity Economy Initiative is a community of Boston-area activists are seeking to build power and evolve strategies towards a long-term social movement capable of transforming American capitalism into a next, more enlightened economy.

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Community Yoga

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Weekly yoga class in the Iyengar tradition. Instructor Lucilda Dassaro-Cooper is a certified Iyengar beginner/intermediate and a professional artist who has studied and taught yoga for more than 30 years.

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Lenny Zakim Transformational Leadership Cohort

December 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 8:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until August 13, 2020

The Lenny Zakim Fund Transformational Leadership Cohort helps leaders of small, progressive nonprofits in Eastern Massachusetts build critical skills as a nonprofit leader, explore and develop their leadership abilities and strengthen their connection to grassroots leaders.

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Brothers Healing Circle

December 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Do you want to seriously work on changing the man in the mirror? Join with a group of brothers who are committed to healing and personal development.

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Boston PEAR Practice Group

December 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Boston Pilipinx Education, Advocacy, and Resources (Boston PEAR) is a grassroots organization based in Boston led by people who identify as Pilipinx. PEAR advocates for the rights of Pilipinxs in the US and in the Philippines; organizes in solidarity with other communities affected by imperialism; and uplifts our culture and hxstory.

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Full Moon Circle (for Queer Men/Male-bodied folx)

December 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on February 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on March 20, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 18, 2019 at 8:30 pm

One event on May 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on June 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 11, 2019 at 8:30 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 11, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 13, 2019 at 8:00 pm

this is an open call/invitation to any queer men or queer male-bodied folx who are in the journey of unpacking toxic masculinity & seeking ways to connect with their emotional & spiritual selves.

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Solidarity Philanthropy Learning Cohort

December 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on September 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on December 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on February 10, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on May 8, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on September 11, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 11, 2020 at 9:00 am

The Solidarity Philanthropy Learning Circle works to radically expand connections between justice funders and movement groups who are stepping into field leadership around solidarity economy efforts.

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Solidarity Philanthropy Learning Circle

December 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on February 10, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on May 8, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on September 11, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on December 11, 2020 at 9:30 am

People working in philanthropy will come together to engage in collective learning around a Just Transition to a solidarity philanthropy.

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Astro Story Club’s Astrology School

December 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

A monthly class on the foundations of astrology. Astrology is a powerful tool for self reflection, healing and personal transformation. Students learn in a supportive creative community. To join or for more info, contact Constance at hello@astrostoryclub.com or www.instagram.com/astrostoryclub

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Community Yoga

December 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Weekly yoga class in the Iyengar tradition. Instructor Lucilda Dassaro-Cooper is a certified Iyengar beginner/intermediate and a professional artist who has studied and taught yoga for more than 30 years.

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Neighborhood Birth Center Retreat

December 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on June 20, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on September 26, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on December 19, 2019 at 9:00 am

Neighborhood Birth Center aims to be Boston’s first independent and freestanding birthing center – a warm, inviting space, led by midwives, providing holistic pregnancy care, labor and birth support and postpartum care.

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Brothers Healing Circle

December 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Do you want to seriously work on changing the man in the mirror? Join with a group of brothers who are committed to healing and personal development.

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Resist Retreat

December 23 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Last of the month, repeating until May 28, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 23, 2019

Resist (resist.org) is a foundation that supports people’s movements for justice and liberation. We redistribute resources back to frontline communities at the forefront of change while amplifying their stories of building a better world. We will be hosting monthly staff retreats at the Old Oak Dojo.

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Brothers Healing Circle

December 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Do you want to seriously work on changing the man in the mirror? Join with a group of brothers who are committed to healing and personal development.

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January 2020

Resist: 4-day retreat

January 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

seth@resist.org

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Resist: 3-day retreat

January 16, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until January 19, 2020

seth@resist.org

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Resist: 3-day retreat

January 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until January 19, 2020

seth@resist.org

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Kavod – The Idea of Home

January 25, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Kavod Community conversation about Israel/Palestine.  Private event.

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February 2020

Solidarity Philanthropy Learning Cohort

February 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on September 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on December 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on February 10, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on May 8, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on September 11, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 11, 2020 at 9:00 am

The Solidarity Philanthropy Learning Circle works to radically expand connections between justice funders and movement groups who are stepping into field leadership around solidarity economy efforts.

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Solidarity Philanthropy Learning Circle

February 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on February 10, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on May 8, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on September 11, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on December 11, 2020 at 9:30 am

People working in philanthropy will come together to engage in collective learning around a Just Transition to a solidarity philanthropy.

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Lenny Zakim Transformational Leadership Cohort

February 13, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 8:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until August 13, 2020

The Lenny Zakim Fund Transformational Leadership Cohort helps leaders of small, progressive nonprofits in Eastern Massachusetts build critical skills as a nonprofit leader, explore and develop their leadership abilities and strengthen their connection to grassroots leaders.

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April 2020

Lenny Zakim Transformational Leadership Cohort

April 9, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 8:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until August 13, 2020

The Lenny Zakim Fund Transformational Leadership Cohort helps leaders of small, progressive nonprofits in Eastern Massachusetts build critical skills as a nonprofit leader, explore and develop their leadership abilities and strengthen their connection to grassroots leaders.

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Private Event

April 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - April 19, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

The Old Oak Dojo is reserved for a private event.

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May 2020

Solidarity Philanthropy Learning Cohort

May 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on September 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on December 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on February 10, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on May 8, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on September 11, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 11, 2020 at 9:00 am

The Solidarity Philanthropy Learning Circle works to radically expand connections between justice funders and movement groups who are stepping into field leadership around solidarity economy efforts.

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Solidarity Philanthropy Learning Circle

May 8, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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One event on December 16, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on February 10, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on May 8, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on September 11, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on December 11, 2020 at 9:30 am

People working in philanthropy will come together to engage in collective learning around a Just Transition to a solidarity philanthropy.

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Private Event

May 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

The Old Oak Dojo is reserved for a private event. 

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June 2020

Lenny Zakim Transformational Leadership Cohort

June 11, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 months that begins at 8:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until August 13, 2020

The Lenny Zakim Fund Transformational Leadership Cohort helps leaders of small, progressive nonprofits in Eastern Massachusetts build critical skills as a nonprofit leader, explore and develop their leadership abilities and strengthen their connection to grassroots leaders.

Find out more »

August 2020

Lenny Zakim Transformational Leadership Cohort

August 13, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 8:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until August 13, 2020

The Lenny Zakim Fund Transformational Leadership Cohort helps leaders of small, progressive nonprofits in Eastern Massachusetts build critical skills as a nonprofit leader, explore and develop their leadership abilities and strengthen their connection to grassroots leaders.

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September 2020

Solidarity Philanthropy Learning Cohort

September 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on September 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on December 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on February 10, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on May 8, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on September 11, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 11, 2020 at 9:00 am

The Solidarity Philanthropy Learning Circle works to radically expand connections between justice funders and movement groups who are stepping into field leadership around solidarity economy efforts.

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Solidarity Philanthropy Learning Circle

September 11, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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One event on December 16, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on February 10, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on May 8, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on September 11, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on December 11, 2020 at 9:30 am

People working in philanthropy will come together to engage in collective learning around a Just Transition to a solidarity philanthropy.

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Private Event

September 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - September 27, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

The Old Oak Dojo is reserved for a private event.

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December 2020

Solidarity Philanthropy Learning Cohort

December 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on September 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on December 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on February 10, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on May 8, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on September 11, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 11, 2020 at 9:00 am

The Solidarity Philanthropy Learning Circle works to radically expand connections between justice funders and movement groups who are stepping into field leadership around solidarity economy efforts.

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Solidarity Philanthropy Learning Circle

December 11, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 16, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on February 10, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on May 8, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on September 11, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on December 11, 2020 at 9:30 am

People working in philanthropy will come together to engage in collective learning around a Just Transition to a solidarity philanthropy.

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