Welcome to this global gathering and gift economy for collectively navigating the complexity of our times.

Come collaborate to:

  • Support action

  • Weave community

  • Foster healing

  • Unleash generosity

Now What?! is like a fair with tents of all sizes where people from around the world come to explore, experience, talk, and feel into different possibilities of what it is to be fully human in a time of crisis. In community and in our bodies.  On Zoom, via other online platforms, and in person.

 

Together we explore ancient and modern ways to build and deepen relationships, learn and take action together, and generate a nourishing flow of resources to support ourselves and our work in the world. Since 2019, the gathering and accompanying “gift economy” have been held twice a year.  

 

Activities are offered by our collective members and organizational partners.  In the “cafés” that take place multiple times each week, you can get oriented to the gathering, have conversations, play games, network, share music, and more.  A set of “engagement streams” focused on different topics and activities fill out much of the calendar as well.  You can find invitations to many of these on our blog

 

All are welcome!

Now What?! "Invitations Blog" Featured Posts

(see all posts here)

Now What?! mostly happens via live conversations.  We are also on social media and make use of various other platforms, such as Slack for planning and announcements, Google Drive for sharing documents, YouTube for sharing videos (including recordings of some sessions), and Spotify for a collaborative playlist.  Click the icons below, and the Tech Tools We Use page for more.
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
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WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Now What?! supports personal and collective development for people searching for community and insight in these challenging times...  I am honored to be part of this and grateful that I can participate in a number of ways, all serving different aspects of my own growth as a human being grappling with our massive existential emergency.

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Akiko Frid

Freelance Organizer and Activist

People I met through Now What?! gave me encouragement and opportunities to be fully myself.  I found many different approaches to explore possibilities to be more resilient and to participate in a culture of appreciation.  Now What?! is driven by a gift economy---a practice for fair sharing that we can all learn from. 

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Discovering Now What?! has gifted me deep connection with people from all walks of life. I’ve felt uplifted by the power that emerges from the safe and open spaces that Now What?! participants create. Together we engage in the co-creation of what feels like a healing field of transformative possibilities.

Get Started

​GET CONNECTED

SAVE SOME DATES

  • Come to a "Cafe" (brown sessions on the calendar)

    • Three Cafes each week at different times

    • Get oriented to how Now What?! works

    • Learn about what is going on

    • Convene a breakout for a conversation or activity you wish to engage in, or join breakouts initiated by others
       

  • A wide variety of calls hosted by various members of the Now What?! Collective 
     

  • Watch this short video about how to use the calendar. 
     

Full calendar here

READ THE INVITATIONS BLOG

 

Detailed and personal invitations for engagement from members of the Now What?! Collective and partnering organizations and initiatives