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Earth Day 2014: Urban Roots - Ancient Wisdom at Alwun House

Earth Day 2014 Alwun House FUSION FoundationWHAT: "Earth Day 2: Urban Roots - Ancient Wisdom," an Earth Day Celebration - This year the FUSION Foundation is focused on our commitment to Bringing the Sacred Back to Women so the special celebration will begin with an Opening Ceremony by Community Grandmothers.

Eventbrite - Earth Day 2014: Urban Roots - Ancient Wisdom at the Alwun House

Enjoy great local food with Doc Brown of Doc's Artisan Ice Cream and Eddie Robinson of Apizza Vendetta - Doc has a beautiful ice cream cart filled with fresh fruit bars, gelato and ice cream and Eddie has a newly launched food truck offering wood fired pizza and delicious salads.

Enjoy great music with Orgena Rose, Linda Bilque, Jon Bogner, Ben Anderson, Rick Rose and Gail Phoenix and more to come!

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2014 FUSION Lunar Calendar

2014 FUSION Foundation 13 moon CalendarThe 2014 FUSION Lunar Calendar is available for your purchase by clicking here 

This 13 moon calendar provides insight into the 13 moons of 2014 and into January of 2015.

Is beautiful represented with original artwork by exceptional artists and 100% of the proceeds benefit the community programs of The FUSION Foundation because of generous sponsorship support from Despins Printing and Graphics, Jackie Wszalek and Jodi Powers.

Holiday Celebration

Join us for a Holiday Party at Despins Printing

15770 North Greenway-Hayden Loop, Scottsdale, AZ 

Wednesday, December 18th from 5-7 PM -

 

so we can say a special thank you to our friends, sponsors, and volunteers.

 

The Twelfth Clan Mother Moon, Gives Praise, teaching us that being grateful for the truth found in our lives gives us the right attitudes and produces miraculous healing and new paths to follow. Gives Praise show us how a change in perception, attitude, or consciousness can create magic and miracles. This time of year in this moon cycle shows us that when we celebrate who we are and give thanks for the lives we are leading, we then open our hearts to continue the healing process of being human.*

Giving thanks for every victory we achieve and encouraging others by praising and being grateful for their victories ensures the continued movement of humankind toward unity!*

  

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Community Building Through Multi-Sensory Cultural Experience

The FUSION Foundation serves the community by creating environments for multi-sensory cultural experiences. The FUSION Foundation's community engagement model is focused on educating, empowering and inspiring local actions with a global vision. Our goal is to transform communities of conflict into communities of collaboration and creativity using the tools of the heart with stories, traditional ceremonies, rituals, and local food, arts & culture - to build bridges matching needs with resources and resources with needs in our communities.

  • Workshops/Educational Offerings
  • Drum Circles
  • Community Dinners
  • Cultural events/concerts

The FUSION Foundation Community Collaboration Civil Dialogue

The FUSION Foundation ~ making connections for local action with global vision

The FUSION Foundation is a human capital initiative (we use existing individual and organiational resources) committed to addressing challenges through collaborative action.

An example of community development is when THE FUSION Foundation tackled the controversial SB-1070 legislation and brought Republicans, Democrats and Independents, Conservatives, Liberals and Moderates from diverse communities together in the Voices for Civil Dialogue program, and speaheaded and curated the SB-1070 an artist point of view exhibit.

The FUSION Foundation is a 501c3 community development organization taking local actions with a global vision to transform communities of conflict into communities of collaboration and creativity. EIN#26-3429018

Summer Solstice Gathering & Ceremony

Summer Solstice 2012 The FUSION Foundation The Farm South Mountain

Join in the Summer Solistice Gathering and Ceremony

Wednesday June, 20, 2012 - 6:30 p.m. gathering, 7:00 p.m. Ceremony with elders and local ceremonialists,

Hosted by Patricia Federico of The Retreat at The Farm at South Mountain and the FUSION Foundation

at the Retreat at The Farm at South Mountain, 6101 S. 32nd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85042

*enter in the back just south of Southern off 30th St

*donations will be accepted - all are welcomed!

 

Love In Peace Out - Evolution - Celebrating Summer Solstice 2013

 

June 23rd at 6 p.m.

Fair Trade Cafe

at Civic Space

424 North Central St, Phoenix

hosted by artist Marilyn Zwak

food by Ingrid Hirtz of Whirled Peas Cafe, RSVP to info@thefusionfoundation by June 15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to the Summer Solstice with an authentic Inca Ceremony

Summer Solstice

WHEN:
Friday
Saturday, June 16, 2012, 2 - 4 p.m. 
 
WHERE: 
Shadow Rock Mountain Campus
12861 North 8th Ave, Phoenix, AZ  85029
 
WHY:
Join Wikklasara medicine family who comes from the heart of the Andes Cuzco Peru, to celebrate father's day and connect with the male energy of Taita Inty (father sun) and welcome the summer solstice with an authentic Inca ceremony led by Washan Bajiyoperak, a third generation medicine man and Martika Gomez who comes form the Tairona lineage in Columbia.
 
Suggested Donation:
$20.00 in advance
$25.00 at the door
Children 10-15 - $10.00
Children under 10 are free
Summer Solstice - Willkasara

Subcategories

  • Ceremonies & Drum Circles
  • Workshop | Education

    The FUSION Foundation serves the community by creating environments for multi-sensory cultural experiences. The FUSION Foundation's community engagement model is focused on educating, empowering and inspiring local actions with a global vision. Our goal is to transform communities of conflict into communities of collaboration and creativity using the tools of the heart with stories, traditional ceremonies, rituals, and local food, arts & culture - to build bridges matching needs with resources and resources with needs in our communities. Our programs help cultivate an intercultural relationship recognizing - we are all one.

    The FUSION Foundation intentionally reaches out nationally and internationally co-creating, designing and producing small and large-scale projects, workshops, conferences and ceremonies throughout communities. Through these activities, participants gain an increased appreciation and understanding of their interdependence with Earth Culture and other human beings, providing a foundation for inspiration, empowerment, and education for action. 

    • Study & Education
      • Healing & Wellbing Projects

        The FUSION Foundation through healing and wellbeing projects build bridges within communities. From the leading edge of Western medicine to the ancient wisdom of indigenous healing practices, contributing to the fulfillment of a healthy, balanced mind-body-spirit relationship ~ our Living Medicine provides sustainable cooperative community development.Healthy communities have the ability to communicate and act upon their own best - self interests.

        The FUSION Foundation is a collaborative catalyst for positive, sustainable and innovative change through the utilization of an immediately available network of ideas, visions, experience and resources. We are the connectors of collaboration throughout all sectors of society. We are social architects committed to creating opportunity, asking different questions, exploring why and discovering how and what we can do.

        The FUSION Foundation is a human capital initiative (we use existing individual and organizational resources) committed to addressing challenges through collaborative action.

    • Core Introduction to Kingian Nonviiolence Training

       

      Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.The FUSION Foundation is proudly partnering with the Culture of Peace Alliance and other community entities to provide this essential community training.

      Description of Training: This interactive and inspirational training presents introductory information about nonviolence as a courageous way of life and a powerful strategy for social change. Special emphasis is given to the six principles and six steps of nonviolence according to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and their use during various civil rights campaigns.

      Training Team: All trainers have been certified by civil rights pioneer Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr., who worked closely with Dr. King for eleven years. Each two-day session is co-facilitated by two to four trainers with diverse backgrounds.

      Background: Dr. LaFayette was a National Program Administrator for Dr. King, helped start the Student Nonviolence Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and directed the Poor People’s Campaign. Dr. LaFayette teamed up with adult education expert David C. Jehnsen to create this Introduction to Kingian Nonviolence. The training consists of modules that break down social norms; introduce the principles, steps and strategies of nonviolence; discuss four historical movements and use extensive group work to put these strategies into practice.

      Cesar ChavezWho Should Attend: Each training can accommodate up to 30 participants. Youth (teens) and adults who want to learn about Kingian Nonviolence are encouraged to attend. The training emphasizes the effectiveness of youth during the civil rights movements. Likewise, multi-generational participation in the training is very beneficial. Be part of a growing network of people who use nonviolent strategies to bring about personal and social change. Sign Up Today for the next training in your area!

      Click on Core Introduction to Kingian Nonviiolence Training for more information and to register today!

       

       

  • Arts, Culture, Community, Humanities, Concerts

    The FUSION Foundation serves the community by creating environments for multi-sensory cultural experiences. The FUSION Foundation's community engagement model is focused on educating, empowering and inspiring local actions with a global vision. Our goal is to transform communities of conflict into communities of collaboration and creativity using the tools of the heart with stories, traditional ceremonies, rituals, and local food, arts & culture - to build bridges matching needs with resources and resources with needs in our communities.

    • ArtFUSION

      The FUSION Foundation through arts and culture builds bridges within communities for sustainable and prosperous economic and community development.

      The FUSION Foundation is a collaborative catalyst for positive, sustainable and innovative change through the utilization of an immediately available network of ideas, visions, experience and resources. We are the connectors of collaboration throughout all sectors of society. We are social architects committed to creating opportunity, asking different questions, exploring why and discovering how and what we can do.

      The FUSION Foundation is a human capital initiative (we use existing individual and organiational resources) committed to addressing challenges through collaborative action.

      • SB1070 An Artist Point of View
      • Community Art Mural
      • ARTWERKS

        Artwerks a creative community art program developed by The FUSION Foundation in cooperation of the CIty of Glendale, the Glendale Arts Commission, the Glendale Arts Council, and local artists from Glendale, Phoenix, Tempe, Surprise, Peoria, Litchfield Park, Estralle, Apache Junction, Chandler and Scottsdale - nestled in Centerline Art District the art & soul of historic downtown Glendale, Arizona.

    • MusicFUSION

Sponsor: Despins Printing

Despins Printing and Graphics

Despins Printing and Graphics, one stop personalized media print and marketing resource. Meeting your printing needs and exceeding your expectations is our goal.

Sponsor: Sechler CPA

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Sponsor: Horses Help

Horses Help

Horses Help is a premier accredited therapeutic and recreational agency that serves the special needs population by providing activities to empower them to break through physical, cognitive and emotional barriers using a unique collaboration of horses and people within Arizona's "Valley of the Sun".

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How to get involved

Jane Seybold greeting guestsWe host several events and have a presence at various philanthropic events through the year and rely heavily on our volunteers to help with activities prior to and following the event. If you'd like to meet more people and become inspired, educated and empowered, we create an environment for you to find your purpose and take action toward fulfilling your dreams of a better world.

To become involved in The Fusion Foundation, or to learn more about what we do in the community, please feel free to email us.