People’s Health Sanctuary presents: End-of-Life in the Age of Covid

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In the midst of unprecedented personal, national and global oppression, suffering and death, how do we process loss to maintain hopeful connections? End-of-Life in the Age of Covid features conversations about our experiences of death, end of life care, and the creation of social and spiritual community during the pandemic. How do we honor the memory and […]

Memorial Altar: “Emerging from Darkness”

Freedom Square 9 101st St, Troy, NY

An installation to honor personal, community, national and global loss We welcome you to visit Freedom Square, at the corner of 101st St. (where 6th Ave. turns into 5th Ave.) in socially distanced and masked groups of 10 or less, any time(s) between 1/17-1/20, to add the names of your beloved dead and/or leave offerings on […]

Stretched Thin: The Grief of Traumatic Loss with Lisa Good/ Urban Grief

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We are individually and collectively being bombarded with grief and traumatic losses. The repetitive losses and cumulative grief in conjunction with the social restrictions associated with COVID-19 have stretched social connections and relationships beyond capacity. In our time together, we will explore the overlapping aspects of trauma, and grief and consider ways/next steps to build […]

Community Forum to Address Capital Region Health System Merger

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy
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This event is over but, thanks to the magic of Sanctuary TV, you can watch the video here.  The Zoom chat window is here. In October 2020, the Albany Times Union reported a planned merger between Ellis Medicine in Schenectady and St. Peter’s Health Partners. Mergers between Catholic Health Systems and secular hospitals have raised […]

Witness to the Future: 25th Anniversary Screening

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Twenty-five years after its release, Witness to the Future’s focus on so-called "ordinary” citizens turned environmental activists has more relevance than ever before! Here's an interview with producer Branda Miller on the WOOC Hudson Mohawk Magazine as part of the build-up to this event. It's time to watch this video again! Then, watch the Q&A […]

Ending the Prohibition of the Mind: A Mushroom Symposium

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Join us as we explore the movement to decriminalize psilocybin, the challenges faced, and the way forward. This virtual event aims to connect local proponents to a larger movement, and give participants information, advocacy tools, and connections to pursue advocacy in this area. Co-sponsored by Collar City Mushrooms and the Peoples Health Sanctuary. Watch the […]

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