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Pachamama Alliance Symposium on Homelessness
Date Saturday November 09
Time 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location Details
Circle Church, 111 Errett Circle, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/AuthorSteve Pleich

Homelessness in our Midst—Is that OK?

On November 9, 2013, the Pachamama Alliance will host the “Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dream” symposium with an emphasis on homelessness to explore what we, as a compassionate community, can do to alleviate homelessness in Santa Cruz County.

It will be held at The Circle Church at 111 Errett Circle on November 9, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 5:30. Doors open at 12:30 pm.
Attendees are invited to a dinner after the event, hosted by The Circle Church, starting at 6:00 pm
Admission to the event is free though guests are asked to register ahead of time at
or contact Alain at adesouches [at] or 831-247-6150

This symposium is a collaboration between the Pachamama Alliance; The Circle Church; The Interfaith Satellite Shelter Project; Hope Swells, a Homeless Job Program; Santa Cruz Sanctuary Camp; and The Oral Histories of People Experiencing Homelessness Project.

Through interactive presentations from local community leaders, as well as video clips of national and global figures ranging from scientists to philosophers to activists, the symposium organizers will explore:
The connection between homelessness and the general health of our society.
The human aspect of homelessness and its costs to all of us.
Some of the local initiatives currently being offered.
What we, as a compassionate community, can do to alleviate homelessness in our county.

Stacey Falls - 831-421-9367 (hm),  831-334-3408 (cell) staceyffalls [at]
Steve Pleich – 831-466-6078, spleich [at]
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Oct 29th, 2013 3:35 PM