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Good News Headlines 6/19/18

A Mennonite church in Englewood, Colorado has partnered with blacksmiths in the community to help deal with the problem of gun violence by turning weapons into garden tools.

Featured Events: Amma in New England

Come meet Amma, internationally acclaimed humanitarian and spiritual leader. Public programs are free and all are welcome…

Why I’m Going To The Border For Father’s Day

I hope dads across the country can, for just a minute on this Father’s Day, contemplate the risks that migrant fathers take to make their children safe.

Good News Headlines 6/12/18

Suicide rates at Japanese train stations have plummeted by 84% thanks to a simple solution…

Interview With Rosaly Lopes: A Brazilian NASA Astronomer And The First Woman To Edit The Journal Founded By Carl Sagan

Rosaly Lopes grew up in a middle-class family in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil watching Star Trek, fascinated by her school’s telescope and following all the news about the Apollo mission.

Good News Headlines 6/5/18

The University of Memphis will make history this coming fall when it becomes the first school in the country to accept the Folds of Honor scholarship as payment-in-full for students who are spouses or children of fallen armed service members.

U.S. Environmental Groups Are Largely White. Here’s What Some Are — And Some Aren’t — Doing About It.

Talk of increasing diversity has not turned into widespread action, but some organizations are working to change that.

Tiny Houses Alone Can’t Solve The Housing Crisis. But Here’s What Can

People are looking beyond traditional boundaries to find housing that works for them.

Good News Headlines 5/29/18

José Benavente and Benoit Micolon are the French altruists behind the volunteer rescue group Pilotes Volontaires. The two men launched the effort after they pooled their hard-earned money to purchase a $150,000 plane to be used for rescuing migrants at sea.

Women On The 2018 Ballot Are Busting Perceptions Of Motherhood And Leadership

Motherhood is taking center stage in U.S. politics. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, the first United States senator to give birth while in office has been seen on Capitol Hill with her newborn nestled in her lap.

Sexism Isn’t Just Unfair; It Makes Women Sick, Study Suggests

Recent social movements such as the Women’s March, #MeToo, #TimesUp, #BalanceTonPorc (#OutYourPig), and #SayHerName draw attention to the broad spectrum gender-related violence that is pervasive in the United States and around the world.

Good News Headlines 5/22/18

People photograph what they see with the intent of uploading the images to iNaturalist, where they can count toward Los Angeles’ total observations for the 2018 City Nature Challenge.

Indigenous Women Built These Tiny Houses To Block A Pipeline—And Reclaim Nomadic Traditions

The houses are affordable and energy-efficient, and are bringing back elements of the Secwepemc’s hunter-gatherer culture.

What You Learn From A Life Surrounded By Troublemaking, Kickass Women

Why Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards believes that now, more than ever, women are the most important political force in America.

Good News Headlines 5/15/18

California becomes the first state to require solar panels on new homes.

Curriculum Of Hope For A Peaceful World

Will you join me as a visionary of Utopia wherever you live in the world?

Good News Headlines 5/8/18

Imagine if you could have a cheap, nutritious food source in your home that required no daily maintenance. While it may sound too good to be true, that is exactly what this company is doing.

Lynching Memorial Shows Women Were Victims, Too

A memorial to victims of lynching in the U.S. is now open in Alabama.

Good News Headlines 5/1/18

Border collies Das, Summer and Olivia were outfitted with special backpacks brimming with seeds. Then they were sent on a mission, let loose to race through the ruined forests…

Black Mama’s Day Bailout 2018

We are doing it again. This Mother’s Day we are bailing out mamas in cities around the country to give incarcerated mothers an opportunity to spend Mother’s Day with their families.

Good News Headlines 4/24/18

Boston-area billionaire hedge fund manager Seth Klarman will now start funding mostly Democrats after a history of giving large donations to Republicans.

How Indigenous Knowledge Is Transforming The March For Science

“Indigenous peoples were always scientists. Their lives depended on it."

Mothers Dying After Childbirth Is A Medical Issue—But Cultural, Too

Even as the U.S. rate of infant mortality has decreased, the rate of maternal mortality has increased. Here’s what male-dominated medicine has to do with it.

Good News Headlines 4/17/18

The New Zealand government will grant no new offshore oil exploration permits in a move that is being hailed by conservation and environmental groups as a historic victory in the battle against climate change…

5 Places To View Pre-Colonial America

The ancient history of this country is often overlooked. Here are landmarks significant to Indigenous people that were renamed by white settlers.

A New Poor People’s Campaign Is Gearing Up To Launch On Mother’s Day

A major new report makes the case for a ‘fusion movement’ against systemic racism, poverty and inequality, militarism and the war economy, and ecological devastation.

How Big Wireless War-Gamed The Science On Risks, While Making Customers Addicted To Their Phones

A conversation with Mark Hertsgaard, The Nation’s environment correspondent and investigative editor, who co-authored a major new exposé, “How Big Wireless Made Us Think That Cell Phones Are Safe.”

Good News Headlines 4/10/17

A Massachusetts state education board unanimously voted Tuesday to approve a resolution against arming teachers in the state.

5 Indigenous Women Asserting The Modern Matriarchy

They’re reclaiming the tradition of female leadership and turning the old, white, male-dominated perspective of history on its head.

Good News Headlines 4/3/18

Every week in Murfreesboro, Tenn., Zibin Guo guides veterans in wheelchairs through slow-motion tai chi poses as a Bluetooth speaker plays soothing instrumental music.
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Daily Astrology

June 24, 2018

Attending Sunday services, a family get together or meet up with like-minded friends can brighten the morning hours. Taking a drive is another good option. By late morning the waxing Scorpio Moon is void of course. Life slows, which is just fine for…
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June 2018

The largest event of its kind in Western Mass. Bringing together practitioners, providers, merchandisers, all metaphysical, spiritual, holistic and new age offerings. Readers, healing modalities,...

Cost: $5

Where:
Storrowton Carriage House and grounds
1305 Memorial Dr.
West Springfield, MA  01089
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Telephone: 413-732-9700
Contact Name: Dianna Robinson

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Do you desire more connection and intimacy? This experiential workshop is the missing link to consensual dating and conscious relationships. Whether you are single or come with your partner, you...

Cost: $147/person

Where:
Watertown Center for Healing Arts
22 Mount Auburn Street
Watertown, MA  02472
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Sponsor: Conscious Intimacy
Contact Name: Brynn Bishop
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Strawberry Moon - Healing herbs for women's health Part II Herbs for common imbalances. Please email rjrcnm@gmail.com if interested. Attendees will receive address upon enrollment. ...

Cost: Drop in Fee $10 includes all materials and handouts.

Where:
Jefferson, MA


Sponsor: Hillside Herbals
Telephone: 508-847-8615
Contact Name: Rachel Ross
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What better way to end a busy day than with a little bliss. We'll support your body right where it is today and help you to open your spine to find more movement and flexibility. Begin and end...

Cost: $18

Where:
Body Love Wellness Center
484 Bedford St
East Bridgewater, MA  02333
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Sponsor: Bliss Through Yoga
Telephone: 508-331-3564
Contact Name: Janice
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June 28 - July 1, 2018 Flying Phoenix Qigong II is an intensive workshop-retreat that teaches Flying Phoenix Heavenly Healing Chi (Fei Feng San Gung), a rare and...

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Retreat Center
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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Material medica, proper usage and preparation for medicinal purposes. An exploration of pain pathways and how to interrupt them.

Where:
Boston School of Herbal Studies
Arlington, MA


Telephone: 781-646-6319
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June 30 - July 5, 2018 Plant Spirit Medicine as Spiritual Exploration and Discovery This course is for those who wish to explore the natural world and discover themselves. You may be a...

Where:
Margaretville, NY


Telephone: 845-586-3225
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