Links To Our Friends
Rite of Passage Journeys, established in 1968, mentors youth, adults, and
elders through life transitions, initiating soulful leaders for the next
generation. This non-profit offers guided wilderness retreats and
adventures, community-based workshops and events that empower earth- and
soul-honoring local culture, and consultation and training for schools,
organizations, churches and individual leaders. Journeys’ unique and
time-tested programs for youth in particular attract participants from
around the country and around the world.
This website is a compilationof articles relating to the Buddhist response to climate change.
The Whidbey Institute connects the human spirit with the natural world through education, reflection, and experience, liberating the capacity to serve the common good.
Sacred Earth Network (SEN) strives to empower people to work in defense of the biosphere and to create a sustainable culture by leading workshops, expeditions, and indigenous peoples exchanges that help both seasoned activists as well as those just beginning to realize our interdependency to practice ways of re-connecting and plugging in with renewed vigor.
Green Sangha brings spiritual practice and environmental work together to heal our planet. Our mission is to bring healing to ourselves, one another, and the earth through thoughts, words, and actions rooted in love.
Raffi and the Child Honoring Movement
Child Honouring is a children-first approach to healing communities and restoring ecosystems. It views how we regard and treat our young as the key to building a humane and sustainable world. It is a novel idea—organizing society around the needs of its youngest members. The essence of its vision is expressed in A Covenant for Honouring Children and its underlying principles.
Circle of Life operates from a deep belief in the interdependence and interconnection of all life. Their commitment is to transform the way humans interact with the Earth and with all living beings.Circle of Life is a stand for peace, justice and environmental sustainability; and in that space, they create powerful events and meaningful opportunities for people and organizations to make a difference in the world we share.
The Foundation for Mythological Studies
The Foundation for Mythological Studies (FMS) was created in 1997 with the purpose of educating and enriching communities, both local and global. FMS seeks to widen perspectives by cultivating intellectual ideas and exploring the depth of human experience.
Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance
Dedicated to responsible land stewardship in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to ensure that human activities are in harmony with the area’s irreplaceable wildlife, scenic and other natural resources.
Omega Institute is the nation’s largest holistic education provider. Founded in 1977, Omega now welcomes thousands of participants to its 195-acre campus in Rhinebeck, New York, to conferences held nationwide, and to retreat centers in California, the Caribbean, and Costa Rica. Drawing on the world’s ancient wisdom traditions, as well as modern insights into science, medicine, and spirituality, Omega offers workshops, retreats, and wellness vacations that awaken the best in the human spirit.
A resource for publications on wilderness rites of passage, the use of Council, “field therapy” techniques, and more. These books and videos are offered in support of individuals moving more consciously through the many natural transitions of living and dying, and for wilderness guides who are involved in the re-introduction of meaningful passage rites for youth and adults.