virtual Events for 2023
all events are free
To help build safety and community, we require video on for events
*Please click this link and read the GrassRoots’ Guidelines/Expectations for all events/workshops at the bottom of this page*
Linked Index of events
One time Events/workshops
Monthly art and writing workshops for survivors with DID adults/kids/teens
CUPP of Hope drop in support groups
This is Us – Four Week Writing Workshop
NON grassroots offerings
One time Events/workshops
Gathering For RA/MC Survivors
Sunday, April 9, 2023
1:00-3:00PM Pacific Time
These drop in get-togethers are a time for survivors to meet through ZOOM and connect with others like themselves. This can be a chance to have some “okayness” through difficult times, like challenging and lonely holidays.
Come for a few moments or stay the whole time. Hang out with old friends and perhaps make some new ones!
Hosted by Rivers and Jean
More information is on our Eventbrite page which you will be directed to when you click on “register here”
slow flow yoga with toshia and angie
Tba spring 2023
4:00-5:00 PM Pacific Time
This 60-minute deeply calming practice (can be done in a chair, on the floor, on a bed or couch) will guide you through gentle movement, breathing techniques, and guided relaxation to create mental clarity, and support increased body awareness. Registration to open in the spring.
CUPP OF HOPE DROP-IN PEER SUPPORT GROUP FOR SURVIVORS OF RA/MC
Mondays at 5:00 pM to 7:00 pM Pacific Time
(for the month of march there will not be A monday night group)
Wednesdays at 5:00 pM to 7:00 pM Pacific Time
Connection and understanding with Phenomenal people
Two weekly support groups for RA/MC survivors. This format offers survivors the flexibility of not having to make a weekly commitment
Drop in once in a while or come to every meeting!
Facilitators are joanies and wildhorse
For questions please contact the facilitators at firstname.lastname@example.org
Healing h’arts Monthly Workshops
No art experience necessary – It’s the process not the product
Art time fun for kids – Come have fun with your little ones! This art time will provide you a space for your Littles to have fun and meet the Littles of other survivors like you.
Art time fun for teens – Come get to know your teens! A time for you to let your teens explore their emotions and thoughts through art and/or writing with peers like them.
Art time for you – Come kick off your shoes and relax! Check out this time set aside for you to unwind, have fun, and let your creative energy flow.
three saturdays each month
We have changed the time for these workshops to the morning to allow people who were not able to attend the afternoon sessions a chance to participate.
9:30-11:30am Pacific time
Time for Littles: 4/1, 5/6, 6/3
Time for Anyone: 4/8
Time for Teens: 5/13, 6/10
Time for Adults: 4/15, 5/20, 6/17
Beth and Janwe are the facilitators of these workshops – For questions email the facilitators at email@example.com
Details and registration are found on Eventbrite by clicking the registration link below.
This is Us
Women’s Four Week Writing Workshop
Spring 2023 dates and times TBD
The objective of THIS IS US is to connect with other survivors through writing … to find validation and acceptance in an atmosphere of respect. Our focus is listening within and writing whatever reveals itself in the here and now. This is different from a talking support group. We give each other support with respectful and attentive listening.
The role of a writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable to say. Anais Nin
Click the registration button below to get more information at Eventbrite. Before registering, please read through the details to make sure this writing workshop is a fit for you and that you are able to attend each of the 4 workshop days (registration limited to 8 participants). If you are unable to attend all 4 times, no worries, there will be more writing workshops in the future.
Please contact skye, the workshop facilitator at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or want further information.
non grassroots offerings
writers workshops for survivors with did
Tuesdays 10:00 aM to 12:00 pM Pacific time
Dissociative Writers’ Workshops offered by Lyn Barrett (Author and Speaker). Two forms of writers’ workshops to pick from. Traditional writers’ workshop every two weeks and a prompt-driven writers’ workshop every two weeks.
You may register to join one or both. Please follow link below for more information
future offerings that are tbd
Thank you to everyone who comes to events and makes grassroots what it is! This organization is by us, for us. If you have any ideas for events, workshops or get togethers you would like to see happen, or want to facilitate, please contact us at email@example.com.
Or use our “Contact Us” page on the website
We are incredibly happy about all the events we have gotten to run so far! If you would like to see a list of past events, please click here
*GrassRoots Disclaimer and Expectations for All Events:
By registering and attending any of our offerings, you agree to the following as well as to the unique guidelines listed on Eventbrite for each event:
All GrassRoot (GR) Events are facilitated/hosted by peer volunteers. Our events are not a substitute for therapy. We cannot provide crisis intervention. We trust you to call your therapist, a hotline, 911, or to go to your nearest emergency room if you are feeling that you might hurt yourself or another person.
Group settings for survivors can be complex and risks may include transference and emotional destabilization. We encourage you to speak to your therapist or support networks to seek advice about the suitability of these environments for where you are at in your recovery.
In attending and/or participating in any of the GR offerings, you agree to hold harmless GR and its peer volunteers and/or participants for any adverse consequences that may impact your life.
As a community, our goal is to create a safe space for every member. In order to achieve this goal, all participants and facilitators agree to treat each other, and be treated, with equity, kindness, respect and consideration. Any form of bullying, degrading comments, name-calling, put-downs, criticism, sarcasm, shaming or raising your voice towards each other, etc., will not be tolerated.
If these guidelines are not followed, the facilitators/hosts will attempt to bring a reconciliation between the people involved. If this should prove impossible, the person who did not follow the guideline(s) may be asked to leave the group.
Thank you, GR Steering Committee