Omega Center for Sustainable Living | Online Workshop

Being Fearless Live Online

Live On: Oct 13 to Oct 15 2017 Live Online Event
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Action in a Time of Disruption

Action in a Time of Disruption

CNN political contributor Van Jones talks about taking action and giving a damn.

Donate $5. Be Fearless.

Being fearless. It’s about standing up for your convictions—and it’s about being reflective. It’s about expanding your capacity to be in uncomfortable conversations and situations as you reach for new solutions.

This critical conference with leading thinkers Van Jones, Bill Moyers, Cornel West, Amy Goodman, Jon Kabat-Zinn, and other courageous and insightful advocates, is a timely conversation about what it takes to be bold and advance the issues you believe in—effectively and for the long haul.

With a gift of just $5 in support of Omega’s work as a global force for personal and social change, you gain access to the Being Fearless Online Conference, plus a post-conference on-demand event in NYC with Matthieu Ricard.

Your $5 donation helps us continue to create more important conversations like this one.

Register for these online events now and receive on-demand access for 60 days.

Presenters are subject to change.

Want to attend the conference in person? Join us on Omega's Rhinebeck campus for a deeper immersion.

Meet the Teachers

  • Amy Goodman is the host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, a national, ...
  • Van Jones, a former advisor to President Obama, is author of The Gre ...
  • Bill Moyers, a broadcast journalist for more than four decades, has been recogni ...
  • Jon Kabat-Zinn is the founder of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) an ...
  • Cornel West is a prominent and provocative democratic intellectual. He is a prof ...
  • Opal Tometi is a cofounder of Black Lives Matter, the historic political p ...
  • Paul Hawken is an environmentalist, activist, and author who writes about the ...
  • Rhonda V. Magee, JD, is professor of law at the University of Sa ...
  • David W. Orr is the Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studi ...
  • Sarah van Gelder is cofounder  and editor-at-large of YES! Magazin ...
  • Jamia Wilson, a feminist media activist, organizer, and storyteller, is the e ...
  • The Holistic Life Foundation was founded in 2001 by brothers Ali Smith and Atman ...
  • The Holistic Life Foundation was founded in 2001 by brothers Ali Smith and Atman Smith ...
  • Andres Gonzalez, MBA, is cofounder and chief financial officer for the Holist ...


Through stories from the front lines of change, interactive sessions and experience in community, panel discussions, and mindfulness practice, we explore the way ahead.

7:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m. Conference Opening & Evening Session with Cornel West
9:00 a.m.–Noon Morning Session with Jon Kabat-Zinn, Rhonda V. Magee, and Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela
2:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Afternoon Session with Van Jones, Amy Goodman, Sarah Van Gelder, and Bill Moyers
7:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m. Evening Session with Pat Mitchell, Van Jones, Amy Goodman, and Bill Moyers
9:00 a.m.– 12:30 p.m. Morning Session with David W. Orr and others

Schedule and presenters are subject to change; check back in the coming weeks as more information is added.

Tuition & Fees

Unlimited slots available
Title Price

Being Fearless

Watch Live October 13-15. Tuition: $5

$ 5.00


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You will find a registration box on the left side of the page of the program you would like to register for. Click "Register."

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You will be sent a confirmation email after you register for your product. It contains a link to view the live event or on demand page. Please keep this email in an easy to find spot and check immediately to make sure the link is working. If you lose or delete this email, click here to have another sent to you.

If you have created a user profile with the same email you have registered with, then you will be able to find all your On-Demand and upcoming video under the My Content tab.

What is your refund and/or cancellation policy?

All online learning sales for live video streaming, on demand,  and online workshops are final. No credit or refund is available. Omega reserves the right to cancel a program at any time. If Omega cancels a program, you will receive a full refund. 

If I purchase a live stream or online workshop, can I share my link with a friend?

The email confirmation link that you will receive from Omega is non-transferable. It will only work for one dedicated IP address per household. If you have more than 1 computer or video-enabled device in your home, you will be able to watch the video stream simultaneously on each device, but you would not be able to share the link with a friend.

I purchased limited access and now I want to watch the entire live video streaming event. How can I upgrade? 

You can easily upgrade your access by going back to the workshop page and purchasing additional days of access. If you use the same email address to register for an additional day or more of access, you will receive a new confirmation email. Simply click through to watch the full event using the new link. 

Additionally, you can access the live event player page when you log in to your user account page.

Are Omega’s online products compatible with tablets and mobile devices?

Omega’s video event page is responsive and will work on any of your Wi-Fi enabled devices, including your computer, laptop, tablet, and/or smart phone. There may be unique cases when a live stream is only available on desktop and laptop computers. 

Will an archive of a live event be available to watch at a later date?

Some live events will have archived videos available on demand for a specified number of days after the event, depending on the event. If a program is available on demand, an archive of the live event will typically be available immediately following the event. 

How do I watch an archived version of a live event?

We've created a video to walk you through the process: How to Watch a Video on Demand. 

The archived version of a live event is accessible through the link in your confirmation email. You will also be able to access the archived version if you have an account on Once you have accessed the on demand player page, you can watch any of the video segments by selecting them through the on demand dropdown menu. If you purchased limited access to a streaming event, you will only be able to watch those selected segments.

When should I log on to watch a live event? 

You will receive a reminder email on the day of the live event. We encourage you to log on 5-10 minutes before the event begins. You will see a countdown clock before the event begins. When the live event becomes available, the screen will change. You may need to refresh your page or click play to begin viewing. You may also see a pre-streaming video before the actual live event begins. 

What happens if I join a streaming event already in progress?

All of Omega’s streaming events have a live DVR rewind feature. If you join an event already in progress, you can simply rewind by clicking the status button on the status bar at the bottom of the video player and dragging it back to the beginning.

If you leave a live and/or on demand video event early or accidentally close your browser, you can easily access where you left off in the broadcast by clicking and dragging the status button to move forward to where you were when your browser session ended.

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Omega uses Livefyre to facilitate our live chat during an event. In order to join the discussion, you will need to login to Livefyre by registering a username and password. If you prefer, you can also access Livefyre by synching with Google, Facebook, Twiter, Yahoo, or OpenID.

Once you have logged in, simply type in your thoughts or questions using the comment box on the player page and click the “Post as…” button in the bottom right-hand corner of the comment box to submit.

You are solely responsible for your interaction with other users, whether online or offline. Omega is not responsible or liable for the conduct or content of any user. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor or become involved in disputes between you and other users. Exercise common sense and your best judgment in your interactions with others when you submit or post any personal or other information. 

Why am I only able view the video, but not hear the speaker? 

When you log in to watch a live event, please make sure that the volume on your computer is turned up. Prior to the beginning of an event, you may only see a pre-streaming video feed and the sound will go live at the start of the event. If the sound drops out during a live event, please let Omega’s administrator know by utilizing the Tech Chat functionality located on the lower right side of the video page.

Why am I only able to hear the event? Why is the picture out of synch with the sound?

Please make sure that you are using the most recent browser version and have enough bandwidth. From time to time, you may experience a delay with picture and sound. If you experience any issues with the quality of the event experience, please let Omega’s administrator know by utilizing the Tech Chat on the lower right side of the video page.

How do I reach an administrator for other concerns?

Please email for additional support. Your questions will be answered during business hours, Monday through Friday. 

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