Regenerative Activism: Reclaiming the Future | Advaya
Advaya’s four-part Regenerative Activism 2022 series, run in collaboration with the Ulex Project and Gita Parihar, is exploring methods for Reclaiming Our Future in these uncertain times for our planet. During the second session in the series, the panellists inquired into the topic of Forging and Sustaining Vision.
In times of instability and grave uncertainty, the timeline for action is so compressed that we must take an all-hands-on-deck approach to forge and practice alternate visions for the future. Sustaining such a radical transformation will take courage, struggle, and commitment. First, we must disentangle ourselves from oppressive systems of domination that are rife within our society, such as white supremacy, colonialism, and dualistic attitudes toward nature. Then, it’s about creating meaning and purpose (away from consumption and production) and building communities based on mutual aid and collaboration, allowing for periods of rest and reflection. By aligning under new conceptual frameworks, we can build, forge, and sustain a vision for a society based on interconnectedness, compassion, love, and care.