Raise Your Voices: An Intensive Nonfiction Writing Retreat for Women
April 9-11, 2010; Ancramdale, NY
October 8-10, 2010; Ancramdale, NY
November 12-14, 2010; San Francisco Bay Area
(Retreat starts Friday at 1PM and ends Sunday at 3PM)
Seminars by Deborah Siegel, Catherine Orenstein, Sunny Sea Gold, Kristin Kemp, & Barbara Victor on how to write an op-ed, how to write a feature article, how to write a book proposal, and generate non-fiction narrative and argument.
Cost: Due to the rising price of fuel Woodhull has adjusted their prices for the 2009, 2010 Calendar Year. While tuition will stay at $495 there is a fee of $100 a night for room and board. Seek scholarship from your institution or place of employment.
For sign-up and more info see: http://www.woodhull.org/writersRetreat.php?id=1
Democracy and Civil Engagement Retreat
Presented by the Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership
February 18-21st, 2010; Ancramdale, NY
Most U.S. citizens, even those with the most to offer as citizen leaders, know very little about how this country works and what they can do to make it better. In a long weekend, a team of professionals will lead a true non-partisan “Democracy 911” retreat. Retreatants will receive a core grounding in the principles of the
Constitution and the Bill of Rights, as well as a refresher on the separation of powers.
Speakers Include: Shahid Buttar, Catherine Orenstein, Jacquette Timmons, Naomi Wolf, Wende Jager-Hyman, Matthis Chiroux and Karla Jackson-Brewer
Cost: $395 plus $200 lodging, totaling $595.
Limited scholarships are available.
Contact Laura Sinkman at LSinkman@woodhull.org and at 646-435-0837. Or for more information or to register: http://www.woodhull.org/pageView.php?id=5