You can help *cino win $50,000!

*culture is not optional has applied for a $50,000 grant through the Pepsi Refresh Project. We’ll be using the money to renovate one room in Huss School, the 27,000 square foot building we purchased for our Imagining Space project. To receive the grant, though, we need to solicit votes from our supporters; the 10 projects…

Practicing Resurrection 2010 – August 6-8!

This weekend, we’ll be co-hosting the biennial Practicing Resurrection conference with Russet House Farm in Cameron, Ontario. Our theme this year is “Urban Agriculture and the Peace of the City” and the event will feature keynote speakers Ched Myers and Elaine Enns, as well as a great slate of exciting workshop presenters. It should be…

Huss Future Festival – July 24!

Huss Future Festival 2010 will take place on Saturday, July 24 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Stop by 1008 8th St. in Three Rivers to browse the rummage sale, to enjoy free coffee and live music at the bake sale and to purchase handmade art. Visitors can also learn more about *culture is not…

*cino board meeting today

The *culture is not optional board will be meeting in Three Rivers today to discuss our ongoing publishing and educational work. We’ll be talking about our publishing work, the upcoming Practicing Resurrection conference, the Imagining Space project at Huss School in Three Rivers and the necessary fundraising to sustain them all. Your prayers for wisdom…

Six interns to join *cino’s summer work

We are thrilled and grateful to announce that six Calvin College seniors will be making their way to Three Rivers after graduation in May to serve terms of one month to one year as interns. Three of these students developed interest in *cino’s work through participation in the March service-learning spring break trip, while three…

Board meeting in Three Rivers

*culture is not optional’s Board of Directors will be meeting on Friday, April 9 in Three Rivers to continue conversations about moving forward with *cino. We’ll discuss a broad range of topics, including our continued fundraising efforts, the upcoming Practicing Resurrection conference, and next steps for the Imagining Space Project at Huss School. As always,…

Board meeting

The *cino board of directors will be meeting this Friday morning in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania; from there, most of the board will continue on to the Jubilee Conference in Pittsburgh. While a number of things are on the agenda for discussion, the most pressing matter will be a conversation about financial sustainability so we can…