2016 Holiday Edition

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Dear Friends


What a full year it's been. As we reflect on the joys and challenges of 2016, 
we are reminded of the importance of cultivating gratitude and hope.
And so, we invite you to join us in celebration. 

We honor all the people in our lives who embrace us with compassion and kindness, even during times of darkness.

We honor Mother Earth, who nourishes and heals all beings with her unwavering
love, strength, and wisdom.  

And, we honor even our most difficult moments, for they teach us profound lessons of empathy and humility, and remind us of what's truly important.


This holiday season, we're also celebrating the spirit of radical compassion that is so deeply needed in our world - and that radiates within each one of you.  

Please take a moment to read on and celebrate the impact that YOU made this year. 
Your acts of love and kindness are lighting up the world -
and for that, we are so grateful.


From our heart to yours,
Global Gratitude Alliance

Your Impact in 2016

(and a year in pictures)
Highlights:
  • 30 women leaders in Nepal, who serve 40,000 community members, trained in basic trauma healing, stress management, peer counseling, and resiliency
     
  • 30 healers and activists trained in SETH Level 1 and 2
     
  • 30 students in Nepal trained in social and emotional learning & leadership development (ongoing for 2 years)
     
  • 3 Maisha students passed primary school exams and start high school in 2017
     
  • 8 Ikasi Youth graduated from high school in South Africa 
     
  • Completed the Maisha Computer Lab where students are now learning computer literacy skills
     
  • First Maisha student started university
     
  • Sponsored Maisha student to attend Global Youth Peace Summit with 60 youth leaders from East Africa
     
  • Supported Nathan Roberts (Founder, Ikasi Youth) to attend Opportunity Collaboration - a poverty alleviation/authentic leadership conference in Mexico

What's Ahead in 2017

With an audacious vision to break down walls, dissolve fear, and build bridges of love and compassion across the world, we are doubling down our commitment to heal intergenerational trauma, starting with the most vulnerable communities (globally and locally): people of color, immigrants, refugees, Muslims, LGBTQ, and sexual violence survivors.

Here's what's ahead in 2017: 
  • SETH Global - Training workshops with community leadres supporting HIV/AIDS orphans and sexual violence survivors in Uganda
     
  • SETH Level 1 - Two live trainings in Northern California in March and November. (Sign up here for our March training!)
     
  • SETH Level 2 - Training a new cohort of healing activists to become SETH facilitators
     
  • SETH Online - Launching an online training platform to broaden access to healing resources
     
Be a light of radical compassion.
 
Donate Now
All donations through December 31st will fund SETH L1 scholarships for community activists serving people of color, immigrants, refugees, Muslims, LGBTQ, and sexual violence survivors.

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