The small beach along the shore of Long Pond Lake is a nexus of activity on Omega's campus. You can swim, take out a boat, lounge in the sun, or rest in a shaded hammock. It's not unusual to see someone practicing tai chi or yoga at the water's...

In 2006, social entrepreneur Van Jones was working at the local level on fundraising for children's initiatives. Three years later he was overseeing a budget of $80 billion as a member of the Obama White House. How did he get there? Watch to...

Omega Center for Sustainable Living: What is radical reciprocity?

Matt: When most people think about reciprocity, they think about how a relationship can be of mutual benefit to the people involved. This...

Enjoy talks from these past OCSL conferences.

2015 Seeds of Change

Cultivating the Commons

In October 2015, Omega hosted an...

Majora Carter, eco-enterpreneur, urban revitilization strategist, and Peabody Award-winning broadcaster, asks us to think bigger about our environment, our future, and what is not only necessary, but possible.

Majora Carter, eco-entrepreneur, urban revitalization strategist, and Peabody Award-winning broadcaster, explains why no community should bear the brunt of environmental burdens and not enjoy environment benefits.

Hope has a bad name these days among certain teachers.

On the one hand, it seems to suggest wishful thinking that distracts us from a sober assessment of reality and fosters unrealistic expectations. As Nietzsche put it, “Hope is the...

Dear Friends,

It is fitting that the focus of Earth Day campaign this year is environmental literacy. Education is the key to creating an understanding of our environmental...