Purpose

Mission

Through verbal commentary, written reflections, and community gatherings, we seek the practice of spiritual connectedness as a vehicle for ecofeminist activism.

Vision

We imagine a world in which all living beings are regarded with equitable inherent worth. In this world, we embrace wholeness rather than fragmentation, which the patriarchy has leveraged to perpetuate oppression for so long.

Focus

While ecofeminist theory acknowledges the intersectional oppression of all marginalized populations, we align ourselves with perspectives that specifically highlight the oppressions of women, non-human animals, and the natural environment. Therefore, feminism, veganism, and environmental justice are central constructs in our work.

Defining ecofeminism

“Ecofeminism addresses phenomena that effect contemporary society, particularly gender equality and environmental preservation, to understand oppression as a structural process in order to eliminate domination. The theory argues that society has been constructed to prioritise the dominance of patriarchal values and acknowledges that the union of groups who are oppressed can deconstruct the current social hierarchy to create a more inclusive society.” (Source)

Defining veganism

“A philosophy and way of living which seeks to exclude—as far as is possible and practicable—all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose; and by extension, promotes the development and use of animal-free alternatives for the benefit of humans, animals and the environment. In dietary terms it denotes the practice of dispensing with all products derived wholly or partly from animals.” (Source)

Defining spirituality

“Spirituality is a conscious state when the soul awakens to its true nature.  The awakened soul experiences a sense of connectedness with all living beings.  This sense of connectedness, which leads to a concern for the welfare of the whole, brings about a reorientation in the individual’s life.  This reorientation proceeds by treading the spiritual path.” (Source)

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