Videos / Music
Video Archives of the Foundation for a Compassionate Society including many from the Foundation project, Let the People Speak.
A (M)otherworld is possible: Two Feminist Visions
The Gift Economy – Matriarchal Studies
October 23-25, 2009, York University, Toronto, Canada
Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement (MIRCI) / The International Academy Hagia / The Gift Economy Network / International Feminists for a Gift Economy
This conference was embedded in MIRCI’s 13th Annual Conference Mothering and the Environment: The Natural, the Social, the Built Oct 22-25, 2009.
2nd World Congress on Matriarchal Studies
San Marcos and Austin, Tx.
September 29-30 – October 1-2, 2005
The purpose of this World Congress is to initiate and encourage a multi-cultural scientific discussion, networking, and collaboration between scholars occupied with non-ideological research on what can be described as matriarchal societies. While "matrilineal" and "matrifocal" are clearly defined anthropological terms, the significance of "matriarchal" as a specific cultural concept will be explored.
World Women’s Congress for a Healthy Planet (WEDO)
November 8 – 12, 1991, Miami FL
Recorded by Let the People Speak, a project of the Foundation for a Compassionate Society.
More than 1500 women from over 80 countries assembled in Miami to discuss their vision of a healthy planet.
The congress was convened to assure the participation of women in the 1992 United Nations Conference on environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro Brazil in 1992. These are exerpts from 4 days of Women voicing their concerns for the future of the planet.