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November 2017

Join us for Ripple the Recovery Fundraiser and Community Forum!

2017-11-17T10:24:26+00:00

The theme for Ripple the Recovery on November 30th, is a connected community flourishes. In such a big, heart-warming, heartbreaking, hope and fear-inducing moment; community is truly what matters most and what will get us through. For the last nine years Ripple the World has gathered and renewed our community and powered Daily Acts for [...]

Join us for Ripple the Recovery Fundraiser and Community Forum! 2017-11-17T10:24:26+00:00

Bringing Our Community Together

2017-11-02T13:32:41+00:00

Dear Daily Actor, Over three weeks since the fires, our world is still abuzz with day and night meetings, projects and gatherings. We are heartened and ridiculously proud by how our community is showing up. We are also hearing three strong, consistent messages from you, our community: we need to come together in a way [...]

Bringing Our Community Together 2017-11-02T13:32:41+00:00

October 2017

Fire Response Update and Ripple the World

2017-10-19T15:01:35+00:00

Dear Daily Actor, We are so very proud of our community and the way you all have responded to this crisis. Generosity overwhelming the evacuation shelters, recovery funds growing rapidly to be able to maximize impact, and strangers asking about each other’s welfare and “how are you holding up” with genuine sincerity. Like many folks, [...]

Fire Response Update and Ripple the World 2017-10-19T15:01:35+00:00

A Connected Community Flourishes

2017-10-19T15:02:08+00:00

From devastating hurricanes to the violence of hate, it seems every week there is more hurt and uncertainty in our world. One thing that is certain, is that healing starts in our heart, moves to our hands and is nurtured by community. And it must be in right relation with this precious planet we call [...]

A Connected Community Flourishes 2017-10-19T15:02:08+00:00

August 2017

Nurturing the Flourishing World Being Born

2017-08-15T10:42:59+00:00

Wowza, it has been several months since I’ve written a blog and there is a lot happening! I’ve wanted to write to you because it’s part of how I make sense of things with so much afoot. I think out loud and in conversation with friends, coworkers and daily actors; at conferences and gatherings; and [...]

Nurturing the Flourishing World Being Born 2017-08-15T10:42:59+00:00

June 2017

Breathe in Deep Hope

2017-06-29T14:01:24+00:00

Wow, the last few months have felt like such a roller coaster. Ups and downs, fun times followed by some terrifying moments. One day I come home feeling deflated after news of yet more police brutality, war atrocities and terrorism, political plans to line the pockets of the rich, and heart-wrenching disrespect for our mama [...]

Breathe in Deep Hope 2017-06-29T14:01:24+00:00

May 2017

Creating the World We KNOW is Possible

2017-06-22T14:38:31+00:00

Happy May Daily Actors! We are all busy as bees making honey in the hive, implementing projects, getting gardens ready for summer, and attending all of the amazing community events being offered. While our “to-do’s” enrich our lives personally, many of them also benefit the whole community by increasing our collective resilience.  Are any of [...]

Creating the World We KNOW is Possible 2017-06-22T14:38:31+00:00

April 2017

Together We are a Force of Nature

2017-04-03T15:02:46+00:00

Happy April Daily Actors! As I walk out the door and bury my face in a fragrant bouquet of jasmine flowers…that has nearly taken over our back steps, I am blown away by the near infinite display of bursting blossoms and shades of spring green. The last two years with the return of regularly quenching [...]

Together We are a Force of Nature 2017-04-03T15:02:46+00:00

February 2017

Shining Your Light in Stormy Times

2017-02-02T16:37:49+00:00

It’s time to rise and shine Daily Actors! YOWZA. I don’t know that I have words for the last month. New year, new political reality, wide range of emotions and a FLOOD of people rising up to find their voice and power, to organize and take action. You know what hasn’t changed? That change starts [...]

Shining Your Light in Stormy Times 2017-02-02T16:37:49+00:00

January 2017

Daily Acts Featured in Press Democrat’s ‘Sonoma Gives’

2017-02-02T15:37:55+00:00

Check out our very own Trathen on the cover of the 'Sonoma Gives' supplement in the Press Democrat! Grassroots organizing seeds growth of Petaluma nonprofit Daily Acts MICHAEL SHAPIRO FOR THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | January 26, 2017, 1:33PM A small group of concerned citizens can change the world, as Trathen Heckman discovered in 2001. He [...]

Daily Acts Featured in Press Democrat’s ‘Sonoma Gives’ 2017-02-02T15:37:55+00:00
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