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Offering integrative healing programs for people with cancer, health professionals, and the rest of us.

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Education & the Arts

Building learning communities based in creative dialogue to deepen our vision and help resolve our differences.
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Helping to build a just, peaceful, and resilient world where our children may grow free and strong.
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News

  • Commonweal’s Juvenile Justice Program Wins Award January 13, 2015 In December, our Juvenile Justice Program was the recipient of a 2-year grant from Battery Powered to continue important work advocating for prison reform for juveniles. Find out more about what this program has been doing.
  • Fukushima and Fish: What Are Scientists Saying Now? December 3, 2014 It’s now more than three and a half years since the nuclear disaster in Japan, and concerns regarding the impacts continue. What are scientists and doctors saying now about the risk for the California coast?
  • Fu Ni Myo Do: Mysterious Path of Not Two November 3, 2014 The New School at Commonweal hosted Zen Priest and Calligrapher Shodo Harada Roshi in September as part of their End-of-Life Conversations series. Michael Lerner talked with the Roshi about death, the condition of fear, and the preciousness of life.

Commonweal Events

  • The New School Event
Mar 15, 2015 , 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Walter Murch

  • The New School Event
Mar 21, 2015

Caroline Casey

  • The New School Event
Apr 04, 2015 , 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Jane Hirshfield

  • The New School Event
Apr 10, 2015 , 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

John Gouldthorpe

  • Healing Circles
Apr 11, 2015 , 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Healing Circles: Rachel Naomi Remen, MD

  • Healing Circles
Apr 11, 2015 , 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Rachel Remen, MD

  • Healing Circles
Apr 12, 2015 , 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Healing Circles: Culinary Nutrition

  • Healing Circles
Jun 05, 2015 , 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Healing Circles: Mark Rennecker, MD

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Join astrologer, visionary activist, and radio host Caroline Casey at The New School at Commonweal in the celebration of an auspicious spring equinox. ...

Equinoctial Eclipse Persian New Year Comedic Cahoot of Mars and Venus Tour Calling all those Willing to be agents of the Compassionate Trickster Redeemer at this time of Dire Beauty Magnetizing the Return of Harmonia via Pragmatic Mysticism, Democratic Animism and Applied Divination (Mars and Venus are now birthing their daughter, Harmonia, awaiting our animation, to bound onto the world stage) astro*mytho*politico*talk*ritual*interview* 30 minute Carolingian talk, followed by conversational interview with Michael Lerner

Caroline Casey Celebrates Equinox at The New School

March 21, 2015, 2:00pm

The New School at Commonweal

Equinoctial Eclipse Persian New Year Comedic Cahoot of Mars and Venus Tour Calling all those Willing to be agents of the Compassionate Trickster Redeemer at this time of Dire Beauty Magnetizing the Return of Harmonia via Pragmatic Mysticism, Democratic Animism and Applied Divination (Mars and Venus are now birthing their daughter, Harmonia, awaiting our animation, to bound onto the world stage) astro*mytho*politico*talk*ritual*interview* 30 minute Carolingian talk, followed by conversational interview with Michael Lerner

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A ceremony to dedicate the gift of a light sculpture by Stephen White and Rachel's 77th birthday ...

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Happy 77th birthday yesterday to Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D. ! We celebrated with her here at Commonweal with an light sculpture dedication and a birthday song..... ...

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