POSTPONED: San Francisco Intensive (New dates T.B.A.)

New Directions in Social Ecology: From Climate Action to Housing Justice An Intensive Seminar for All Levels Each year, the Institute for Social Ecology hosts intensive seminars for students, activists, and community leaders to come together to explore sets of dynamic and urgent social and ecological issues. This year, the Institute for Social Ecology is …

By Hilary Moore | April 17th, 2013 | Recent News | 1 Comments |

2013: 8 Day Winter Intensive in Northampton, MA

Welcome! Thank you for your interest in the Institute for Social Ecology’s (ISE) 2013 Winter Intensive. The Institute strives to be an agent of social transformation; demonstrating the skills, ideas and relationships that can nurture vibrant, self-governed, and healthy communities. The 2013 ISE Winter Intensive will take place from January 7 through January 14. What …

Harbinger Vol. 2 No. 1 — The Oromo and the Ethiopian Empire State; An interview with Amaan

Interviewed by Michael Caplan Amaan, a recent refugee to the United States, participated in the Institute For Social Ecology’s Ecology and Community program in the summer of 1999.  Amaan is of Oromo decent.   Like most Oromos, he lived in oppressive circumstances under the rule of the “Ethiopian Empire State.”  As a people the Oromo make …