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Ecological Grief Circle

March 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Meditation room, Concordia Multi-faith & Spirituality Centre
2090 Mackay st.
Ecological Grief Circle @ Meditation room, Concordia Multi-faith & Spirituality Centre

Come join us for a circle to share fears, anxieties, grief and other related feelings regarding climate change and socio-environmental harm. Climate change is inseparable from colonialism, white supremacy, capitalism, and other forms of oppression, so discussion of climate change’s connected social harm is also welcome to this space.
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Our intentions in holding this space are: to speak from the heart, listen from the heart, and share spontaneously. When we are in a circle, what we share does not fall on any single person’s shoulders to bear- instead, it is held in the circle, witnessed, and given opportunity for release. Circles are open to everyone, a talking piece is used so that everyone gets a chance to share.

Anya (they/she) is a Ukrainian queer, whose work is in facilitating urban agriculture gardens and workshops. They are a graduate of Environmental studies at McGill, and are very passionate about DIY ethics, skillshares, and building community. They are also a vipassana meditator of 3 years.


This event is happening as a part of Sustain’Alive, a weeklong event series centred on activism, society, and the planet.


Montreal, traditional name Tiohtià:ke is located on unceeded Indigenous territory. It has historically been a meeting place for many nations, with the Kanien’kehá:ka as the stewards. We encourage you to reflect on your current and historical relationship to this land.

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