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Not the Other: Oral Histories of People Experiencing Homelessness
From Friday, May 16, 2014 -  05:30pm
To Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 07:00pm
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Please join Homeless Garden Project for a screening of "Not the Other," a 20-minute movie presenting first-hand accounts from homeless members of our community. The film is the result of a year-long project with interview from 40 people experiencing homelessness. This multimedia presentation, with videos, photographs, and text narratives, is designed to demonstrate the wide diversity, and the dignity, vulnerability, resilience, resourcefulness, struggles and strengths of the homeless. Homeless Garden Project (HGP), founded in 1990, provides job training, transitional employment and support services to people who are homeless. The programs take place on a 3-acre organic farm and related enterprises. The Project operates a vibrant community education and volunteer program that serves more than 1500 people each year. HGP Downtown Store features products made in HGP's training program and is open Friday and Saturday, noon-7pm and Sunday, noon-6pm. The event is free, but your purchases, and donations, support HGP's programs. For more information about the Oral Histories Project: http://oralhistoriesproject.org For more information about Homeless Garden Project: http://homelessgardenproject.org
Location : Homeless Garden Project - Downtown Store 110 Cooper Street/Pacific, Cooperhouse Breezeway, Suite 100G, Santa Cruz, CA
Contact : Kate Pearl
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This entire week is a preparation by the New Group of World Servers (NGWS) for the June full moon (Tuesday) and to welcome the Forces of Reconstruction, great outer planetary forces streaming into the Earth at the Gemini Solar Festival. The Gemini Festival at the June full moon is called the Festival of Goodwill and World Invocation Day (recitation of the Great Invocation, the mantram of direction for humanity, hourly around the world). During the (12 degrees) Gemini festival, the Wesak blessing of the will-to-good is released and radiated (Gemini distributes) to humanity. When the will-to-good is received, humanity is then able to radiate goodwill to each other and to the kingdoms. The Gemini Festival is the third of the Three Spring Festivals (triangle of Force), setting the spiritual template and resources for Earth for the rest of the year (‘til next spring). This festival recognizes the true spirit of humanity—aspiring toward and seeking the will of God, dedicated to right human relation. At the full moon, the Divine nature of humanity is recognized. Christ stands with humanity, leader of his people, “the Eldest in a great family of brothers” (Romans VIII, 29.) Each year at the Gemini festival, Christ preaches the last sermon of Buddha, His brother, a sermon calling forth human and spiritual unity, represented by an outflow of love (work of the Christ) and wisdom (work of the Buddha). The forces of reconstruction stream in during the Festival, ushering in an era of pronounced creative activity, rebuilding the tangible world on new creative lines. This necessitates the total destruction of the old forms no longer useful for the new world era. Everyone is invited. Join us everyone for this Festival of Goodwill by reciting the Great Invocation.

 

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