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Sacred Space, Sacred Rights: Reflecting on the Braiding Sweetgrass Book Study

In our discussion of Part 3 in Braiding Sweetgrass last week, we addressed the idea of extending human rights to nature. In this section of the text, Robin Wall Kimmerer underscores the benefit of interacting with  nature in a relational…

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Welcome Director Sarah Ogletree to CCA

Tuesday was our new director’s first day! We are so excited to welcome Sarah Ogletree back to CCA. Sarah served as an intern with CCA during her time as a student at Wake Forest School of Divinity, where she focused…

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All We Can Save, Book Review

“Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis” is an anthology of essays and poems written by 41 essayists and 17 poets, all women.  In this collection of writings, this diverse group of women—scientists, journalists, farmers, lawyers, teachers, activists, innovators,…

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Braiding Sweetgrass Book Study Sign-Up

“Will you hold the end of the bundle while I braid? Hands joined by grass, can we bend our heads together and make a braid to honor the earth? And then I’ll hold it for you, while you braid, too.”…

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Learning about Native Species Through Murals at Christmount

Christmount has been integrating educational murals onto the bathhouse at the camp in preparation for their Summer camp program! Different sides feature local wildlife and fauna for campers to learn about. The artists are Laura McNeel and Elizabeth Hatchett at…

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Regional Gathering on June 17

While CCA transitions to a new Director, we will continue our Regional Gatherings on a bi-monthly schedule. We will meet by ZOOM on June 17 at 6:00 PM. Register HERE to get the ZOOM link. The theme will be Food…

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CCA Doing Justice and Loving Kindness- A Director Farewell

“God has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” ― Micah 6:8  (Hebrew Scriptures) Today as I step out of…

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Summer Eco-Grief Circles are Open- Featured in the Mountain Xpress

Join us for an Eco Grief Circle this May Thursday, May 13-June 24, at noon ET. Sign up here.  You can read more about Eco-Grief Here. This Seven-week Online experience will be offered in sessions that last about 1 hour…

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