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Provide an enjoyable, supportive setting in which to examine personal values and habits, engage in stimulatingdiscussion, and make personal changes if desired. Courses offered include:
An eight session course addressing the distractions of modern society that keep usfrom caring for ourselves, our relationships, and our environment.
Choices for Sustainable Living
- A nine session course exploring the meaning of sustainable living and theties between lifestyle choices and their impact on the earth.
Discovering a Sense of Place
A nine session course focusing on knowing and protecting our place.
Globalization and Its Critics
- A nine session course designed to understand the institutions, process andeffects of globalization and to explore how personal choices affect globalization.
Exploring Deep Ecology
- A nine session course addressing core values and how they affect the way we viewand treat the earth.
Healthy Children Healthy Planet
A seven session course
is a news filter service for community members that provides links and summaries of the most recent newsrelated to environmental, social and economic sustainability in the Madison and Dane County area. The stories thatimpact your everyday quality of life are compiled from local news sources and from local sustainability organizationsand published weekly on our website. To receive the free weekly email of
headlines, visit the PRISM sectionon our website and click on Subscribe.
NeighborNation.net is a community-building website that enables people in neighborhoods to easily connect with eachother around sharing resources, forming groups, and exchanging services.
Our website that is full of in-depth information about our activities, upcoming events and other initiatives. The websitealso features information about frameworks for sustainability, examples of sustainable practices, links to related sites,and various resources for learning more about sustainability related issues.
The listserv is a forum for sharing ideas, resources, questions, and announcements related to sustainability. Subscribersto the listserv have a range of backgrounds - including government, academia, public utilities, business, and citizenactivists. To join, send an email to email@example.com
Sustain Dane has worked in partnership with the South-Central Library System and Madison Gas and Electric to addover 300 books related to sustainability topics to area libraries. Additionally, resources are available at the SustainDane office.
Speaker Events and Workshops
From time to time, Sustain Dane hosts, sponsors or supports sustainability related workshops, presentations, andspeakers such as David Orr, Milenko Matanovic, Nina Leopold Bradley, and Torbjorn Lahti.
Sustain Dane, Inc.
222 South Hamilton Street, Suite 1Madison, WI 53703