• March 24, 2021
  • 7:00 pm
  • Online (U.S. Pacific Time)
Add to Calendar 03/24/2021 7:00 pm 03/24/2021 America/Los_Angeles On Healing the Planet and Ourselves from the Ground Up Join renegade economist Della Z Duncan for a conversation with Dr. McMorrow as she shares wisdom and tools to initiate a transformation to save our soils and our souls.   Online (U.S. Pacific Time) false MM/DD/YYYY

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We know our planet is in trouble and we’re seeing direct effects on human heath as a result. It’s estimated that we have fewer than 60 harvests left in our world’s soil and that our oceans will be 70 percent more acidic in just 30 years. These aren’t doomsday prophecies—this is our realistic future if we don’t act now.

Author Erin McMorrow believes that we can heal our planet by restoring our natural connection with the earth and the divine feminine. Through her work and her writing, Dr. McMorrow teaches us how to transform ourselves, our socioeconomic systems, and the environment that sustains us by aligning with the natural cycles of the earth. In her latest book, Grounded, she explores both the ecological and spiritual basis of our existing climate crises—including what’s happening with our soil and carbon cycles—sharing a critical framework for understanding how we’ve gotten into our current state.

Join renegade economist Della Z Duncan for a conversation with Dr. McMorrow as she shares wisdom and tools to initiate a transformation to save our soils and our souls.

Erin McMorrow

Erin Yu-Juin McMorrow, PhD, holds a doctorate in policy, planning, and development from the University of Southern California, studied political and social thought at the University of Virginia, and served as the director of housing policy with the Los Angeles Coalition to End Hunger and Homelessness. She is also a certified yoga teacher, craniosacral therapist, and entrepreneur living in Los Angeles. Erin is committed to guiding individuals home to themselves and to the earth through her personal coaching, healing work, and art. For more, visit erinmcmorrow.com.

Della Z Duncan

Della Z Duncan is a Renegade Economist based in San Francisco. She teaches workshops and retreats about alternative economics around the world, supports individuals working to better align their values with their work as a Right Livelihood Coach, and offers consulting to organizations, businesses, and local governments contributing to equitable and sustainable economic systems change. Della is also the host of the Upstream Podcast challenging traditional economic thinking through documentaries and interviews, a Senior Fellow of Social and Economic Equity at the International Inequalities Institute in the London School of Economics, the Course Development Manager of Fritjof Capra’s Capra Course on the Systems View of Life, a Gross National Happiness Master Trainer, a member of the 36x36 project (36 femxle change makers rethinking global economic frameworks), the Community Leader of Ingleside Community Power (a community-owned solar-power neighborhood cooperative), and a founding member of the Doughnut Economics California Coalition (DECC).

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