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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  • New Cancer Prevention Website Live May 4, 2016 The Environmental Working Group (EWG), in partnership with Commonweal, announces a new website dedicated to the prevention of cancer with up-to-date news, conversations, and resources for cancer prevention, treatment, and wellness.
  • Celebrating 40 Years of Service March 4, 2016 Forty years ago, Carolyn Brown, Burr Heneman, and Michael Lerner took an astonishing risk. They set out to build a center for healing people and healing the earth on an old RCA transmitter station on 1,000 acres of land at the edge of the Pacific.
  • Commonweal Garden Inspires Global Projects January 18, 2016 James Stark and Penny Livingston-Stark, co-directors of the Regenerative Design Institute at Commonweal Garden, are sowing the seeds of permaculture, teaching and inspiring projects in Bali, Turkey, Brazil, and Peru.

Commonweal Events

  • The New School Event
Aug 31, 2016 , 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Jerry Jampolsky and Diane Cirincione-Jampolsky

  • The New School Event
Sep 08, 2016 , 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Michael Lerner and Rachel Naomi Remen

  • The New School Event
Sep 19, 2016 , 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Holly Near

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In case you haven't seen it....our summer newsletter is out, celebrating our 40th anniversary year. ...

This edition of Commonweal News celebrates our 40th anniversary year, with history, current work, and a look at the future. Commonweal is a non-profit in Bolinas, CA, that works in the areas of health & healing, education & the arts, and environment & justice.

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Charlie Murphy, one of the visionaries behind Power of Hope and the gatherings has passed away. An amazing friend and teacher whose legacy will continue to bring music and creativity to the world.

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Thank you to Commonweal for hosting this incredible group. ...

This is the power of Hope 2016

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