September 14-16, 2018

With regret we must cancel this program. Look for future women's programs on this website.

How old were you the first time you were catcalled?

According the results of a study by Cornell University, 35% of girls have their first experience of street harassment by the time they are 12. If there are places (and we all have places) where rape culture and toxic masculinity have affected you, then this weekend is an opportunity to tend those places.

What you learn about yourself - where you are strong, and where you struggle - will be a gift you can offer. Women need each other as allies and as true friends. We have to practice the art of lifting each other up, having each other's back, and loving each other well. In this way, we transform the world.

 Tara Rubinstein is the founder of Red Seeds, a feminist spirituality program for youth and adults. Over the past decade she has led programs that promote a holistic understanding of self and the world by focusing on topics such as LGBTQ identity, drag performance, spirituality, anti-racism, mythology and magic, sexual wellness, body positivity, earth-based spiritual practice and tarot. You can find out more about Tara at

Register by September 11th: $280-$200/adults; $125/ages 13-22; $70/infants-12; $175/commuters

After September 11th: $260/$145/$90/$195

Childcare available with 3 weeks notice.


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Powell House is the conference and retreat center of the 

New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Powell House
524 Pitt Hall Rd
Old Chatham,  NY
phone  518-794-8811
fax     518-794-8815
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