Conference on Voluntary Simplicity

First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego
4190 Front Street, Hillcrest, San Diego
(across from UCSD Medical Center)

Conference Goal:
Inspire individuals to make changes in their personal lives to: consume less, live simpler and more meaningful lives, and live with less environmental impact. Youth are encouraged to attend.
Friday, Feb 4 -- 7 pm-9 pm
Meeting House. Free Lecture by Cecile Andrews "Simplify Your Life -- Slow Down and Enjoy the Things That Really Matter"
Saturday, Feb 5 -- 8:30 am - 5 pm
Bard Hall. Workshop with Cecile Andrews "Simplicity - Redefining the Good Life" The workshop will be interactive and will cover an overview of voluntary simplicity, moving away from being a consumer oriented culture, and taking personal action. Advanced registration is required for the Saturday workshop (suggested donation $5). We have limited space. Register early! Please bring your own lunch. Drinks and snacks are provided.
Guest Speaker/Workshop Leader
Cecile Andrews is author of "The Circle of Simplicity: Return to the Good Life." She works with the Seeds of Simplicity as director of the Simplicity Circles Project and writes a column called "Simplicity" for the Seattle Times. Her work has been featured, in The New York Times, Esquire, The Los Angles Times, The Washington Post and on NPR, the PBS documentary "Escape from Affluenza," and the CNN documentary "People Count," among others.
For More Information:
Call Marge Wurgel at (619) 263-2165, email: or Suellen Sorenson at (858) 278-8078.
Conference Sponsors
First Unitarian Universalist Church's Voluntary Simplicity Group (a task force of the Social Action Committee), Helen Meyer's Forum, and Social Justice Endowment Fund.