Village Surrey Movie Night – The Work That Reconnects

Village Surrey Movie Night - The Work That Reconnects


Cultivating Inner Resources for Community Change


June 5, 2014

For Immediate Release

Surrey, BC


The Village Surrey Transition Initiative presents an evening of learning and community-building on Wednesday, June 18, at the Surrey City Centre Library, 10350 University Drive, in the Dr. Ambedkar Room, 4th Floor.


The “Community Shift Workshop” takes place from 5:00-6:00pm. The topic of the workshop is “Self Care for Activitists”:


How do we nurture ourselves in the midst of complex change? Cultivating our inner resources helps us thrive and inspires our capacity to contribute in the world. In this experiential workshop, we will explore ways to reconnect with our intuition, insight and creativity as tools for transformation. The workshop will be facilitated by Jenn Beavington from “Be Creative! Consulting” and Heidi McCurdy from “Harmony Expressive Arts.”

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The documentary screening and dialogue takes place from 6:30-8:30pm. The documentary will be “The Work That Reconnects”:


Drawing from deep ecology, systems theory and spiritual traditions, “The Work That Reconnects” is a series of videos by Joanna Macy that builds motivation, creativity, courage and solidarity for the transition to a sustainable human culture. The videos will be interspersed with opportunities for group dialogue.


This evening is sponsored by the Village Surrey Transition Initiative, Surrey Libraries, the Surrey Urban Farmers Market, the Dr. Ambedkar Federation, Chetna Association of Canada, Be Creative! Consulting, and Harmony Expressive Arts.


To learn more about The Work That Reconnects” visit   More information about the global Transition Town Movement can be found at


For more information about the local Village Surrey Transition Initiative contact David Dalley at or (604) 502-8661.


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