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Joanna Macy: Taking Heart in Troubled Times. 1-Day Workshop

  • PIMC 6536 Southeast Duke Street Portland, OR, 97206 United States (map)

This event is sold out. Tickets are available for the evening benefit dinner with Joanna; see details and reservations on our events page. 

Joanna Macy.

Joanna Macy.

Joanna Macy Workshop
Taking Heart in Troubled Times
Sat. Aug. 26, 10-5 (doors open at 9 am)
Portland Insight Meditation Community
6536 SE Duke, Portland 97206

PIMC is in a residential neighborhood at SE 65th and Duke in Portland. If you are able, please park a couple of blocks from the center to respect PIMC's neighbors. 

In SE Portland, take SE 52nd south from Powell Blvd., about 1 1/4  miles to Duke, and turn left (you'll see a huge Christian complex on the SE corner of Duke and 52nd). 

Joanna Macy, PhD, is an eco-philosopher, Buddhist scholar, and a visionary leader in the movements for healing our planet, reclaiming our full, vibrant humanity, and creating a survivable future for the generations who will follow us. Her work encourages cultivation of a visceral sense of oneness with the earth and all species, and embodies engaged spirituality on behalf of all beings. In 2014, Joanna was honored by Bioneers with a Life Achievement Award. 

The author and coauthor of more than a dozen books, Joanna Macy has led workshops around the world her book Despair and Power in the Nuclear Age was published in the early 1980s. World as Lover, World as Self and her memoir, Widening Circles, are powerful expressions her brilliant mind and passionate heart. Coming Back to Life  presents the core processes and practices she has developed in her experiential workshops. With her colleague Anita Barrows, Joanna has produced translations of Rainer Maria Rilke's work. Some of her books will be available at the workshop. 

Learn more about Joanna at, Or visit

[Video: The Great Turning Film: Joanna Macy on Being Present]

Earlier Event: August 20
PreEclipse Potluck Picnic
Later Event: August 26
Dinner with Joanna Macy