PAST EVENTS - 2002
Millionth Circle Calendar
A unique round calendar representing circles was printed in English, Spanish and French. The 2002 calendar focused on the United Nations Platform for Action Document.
March 2, 2002 United Nations, New York
Orientation to the United Nations and the Commission on the Status of Women.
March 3-15, 2002 United Nations, New York
United Nations Commission on the Status of Women meetings. Twenty-eight women representing the Millionth Circle Initiative attended the United Nations sessions of the Committee on the Status of Women in March 2002. Two workshops were offered. The Millionth Circle was officially introduced at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, March 5, 2002.
March 6-10, 2002 Deerhill Conference Center
Millionth Circle Gathering at Deerhill Conference Center in Wappingers Falls, NY. Over fifty women gathered and met in sessions held in circle, attendees were from the United States (from the West, Southwest and East), Canada, Costa Rica, Italy, England and the Netherlands, from a wide range of experience in business, organizational development, psychotherapy, art, healing and ritual, and United Nations non-governmental organizations. The millionth circle vision was shared, working circles were expanded, and new ideas were brought into the circle.
April 20, 2002 Lausanne, Switzerland
Introduction to the Millionth Circle Initiative and "Circles of Compassion." One-day presentation of building community circles by Pierre and Elly Pradervand - Women's World Summit Foundation and Vivre Autrement Lausanne, Switzerland.
June 1-8, 2002 Findhorn, Scotland
The Millionth Circle: A Circle Gathering and Facilitators Training at Findhorn. Coordinated by May East, in cooperation with Peggy Sebera of the Renaissance Consulting Group USA, Judith Ofori, Advisor to the World Bank and the Millionth Circle Initiative Core Group Facilitators.
August 16-18, 2002 Millionth Circle Conveners Meeting
Oakland, CA at Joan Kenley's home to sit in circle together and deepen their connection to one another and the work.
September 26-30, 2002 Iona, Scotland
A Gathering of Circles Part I Sharing of Circles - Deepening The Circle Experience. This five-day gathering seeks to bring together women from around the world who have an interest in or knowledge of convening Circles. By coming together in the spirit of a learning community, and through sharing our different experiences as a collaborative circle of peers, we will deepen our understanding and knowledge of the emerging wellspring of Circle wisdom, widening our web of connection and support.
October 1 -5, 2002 Iona, Scotland
Gathering of Circles Part II A Contemplative Circle Experience - Listening to The World Soul. These five days provide an intentional time for contemplation and inner listening. We will be given the wonderful opportunity, infused and upheld by the spirit of Iona, of being in silence together, of offering a collective ear to the call of our world, and of sharing with one another what arises out of the listening space we create.