Health & Healing

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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Environment & Justice

Helping to build a just, peaceful, and resilient world where our children may grow free and strong.
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  • Summer Arts Camp Empowers Youth July 29, 2015 For the first time in July, Commonweal hosted a week-long youth arts camp on our Bolinas site, bringing together 30 youth of diverse backgrounds to delve deeply into self-knowledge, self-expression, group bonding, and community activism.
  • Cancer Help Program Celebrates 30 Years June 1, 2015 This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Commonweal Cancer Help Program. Read more about the program here and in our June 2015 newsletter— many stories by staff and alumni of pain and grief, hope and healing, and sitting with uncertainty.
  • Cultivating Sacred Ground for the Next Generation April 1, 2015 Welcome to Partners for Youth Empowerment (PYE), new partners with Commonweal’s EDGE program. Find out more about Summer Camp at Commonweal in July for 50 Bay Area youth.

Commonweal Events

  • Gallery Event
Sep 05, 2015 , 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Spirit of Places: Reception

  • The New School Event
Sep 13, 2015 , 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Shodo Harada Roshi

  • Healing Circles
Oct 04, 2015 , 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Rebecca Katz and Dr. Anna O'Malley: Culinary Nutrition

  • The New School Event
Oct 09, 2015 , 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Jacob Needleman

  • Healing Circles
Dec 04, 2015 , 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dwight McKee, MD: After Cancer Care

Commonweal Gallery

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Dianne Duchesne, long-time staffer at Commonweal's Institute for the Study of Health and Illness (ISHI) retired this year. Here she is, getting lots of love from Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D. and all of us at the last staff lunch. Congratulations, Dianne! And thank you for your good work and service. ...

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