News & Updates

  • 2022 Programming Focus & Other Updates

    With so much uncertainty caused by Covid variants and wildfires, educational programming at Woolman is challenging. While we cannot host overnight youth programs yet, we are taking advantage of the […]

  • Job Opening: Executive Director

    Overview Based in the California Sierra Nevada foothills, Woolman’s mission is to both inspire and prepare individuals to work for peace, justice, and environmental sustainability, and to deepen their personal […]

  • Jorgenson School for Nonviolence: Call for Proposals

    Jorgensen School for Nonviolence Pilot: Seeking Faculty

    Woolman is seeking faculty to teach workshops for the Jorgensen School for Nonviolence.  This program envisions a world where positive social change is achieved through personal awareness, societal understanding, and […]

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    Woolman School History Book Project

    Three individuals: Cathy Lenox (class of ’71), a professional writer, Lisa Frankel an historian, and Paul Jolly (class of ’78) got together recently and wondered how they might write a […]

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    Volunteer Weekends Begin!

    We are grateful for the many people who have expressed interest in being a part of the Woolman recovery process from the Jones Fire. The staff and board members have […]

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    RECOVERY IS HAPPENING We are already seeing signs of new growth in the forest and it is such a relief.  To think how a few blades of grass along the […]

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    Help Save Sierra Friends Center Land

    By Marty Coleman-Hunt, Interim Director of Woolman and Sierra Friends Center I have a dear friend who always likes to call attention to the “problem with a gift in its […]

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    Black Lives Matter

    ““A riot is the language of the unheard,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said in his 1967 speech, The Other America. “And what is it that America has failed to […]

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    Covid-19 Bulletin

    October 27, 2020 HipCamp and AirBnB Renters, We welcome you to Sierra Friends Center. We are committed to ensure your visit is safe during the Covid-19 crisis. We are doing […]