Agreements and practices

OMEGA has a commitment to agreements and practices that facilitate collaborative learning:

  • Civility, respect and kindness among OMEGA partners;
  • Deep listening to the perspectives of others;
  • Welcoming diverse views from across cultural, political, and organizational divides;
  • Learning from each other and respecting our differences.


On June 6, 2019, we hosted The Resilience Gathering through The New School at Commonweal. Keynote speakers Nate Hagens and Joanna Macy, leading authorities in the field, engaged several dozen participants on these questions: Can we avoid civilizational collapse? Can we “bend” and not “break”? We face a “perfect storm” of interacting global stressors. Is resilience a possible response? What does real resilience look like?

Nate Hagens gives the keynote speech at The Resilience Gathering

Joanna Macy presents at The Resilience Gathering

We continue to host and participate in resilience gatherings with our partners.