Tracey Martin facilitates courses on hope, nonviolence, peace and responses to the climate crisis. She has a particular interest in poetry and spirituality.
Hope as a Practice
Can hope be more powerful than simple optimism? What does it mean to “practise hope”? In this course we’ll explore how hope, agency, and action for social and environmental justice are interrelated, each integral to the other. We’ll look at what this means for us as individuals, and for working together towards a more peaceful and equitable society. We’ll reflect together on how to generate and renew hope to strengthen our collective capacity for courageous action for social change.
This course will draw on the work of Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone, https://www.activehope.info and David Gee https://hopeswork.org . We will both reflect on and learn from the experience of others and develop our own practice of hope, using practical exercises. This will involve exploring our pain as well as our gratitude for the world we live in and identifying where our own passion for action lies.
Live sessions are on Thursday at 18:00-19:30
Course category: Spirituality & Retreats
This course will involve:
On the booking form, there is a chance for you to let us know about any accessibility or communications adjustments that will enable you to participate more fully in the course. Unfortunately, we cannot offer closed captions on any live sessions for this course.