There is a growing movement looking to connect spirituality with political activisim and conferences have been held in San Francisco and Washington, DC. The conference offers talks and workshops by a wide array of people, some are nationally known while others are local activists.
Thursday, May 11th Evening - The 2-day conference opens Thursday night with a keynote session --and people can just opt to attend this keynote session--which will bring:
"Stop the War in Iraq", Cindy Sheehan, social activist
"A Contemporary Look at Urban Concerns", Sheley Secrest, President
Seattle King Co Branch of NAACP
"Environment, Race and the Future of America", Robert Kennedy Jr.,
Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council
"The Sacred Activist", Caroline Myss, PhD
"The Mystic Teachings of all Ages", Mystical Scholar Andrew Harvey
There is a day-long workshop on Thursday with Caronlin Myss on the "Sacred Activist as Mystic, Warrior and Healer," and another day-long workshop with Jean Houston "The Divine Feminine: The Gateway to the Wisdom Civilization."
Friday and Saturday have multiple workshops and panels, covering politics, theatre, media, community economies, non-violent action, etc. etc., as well as music, poetry, yoga, meditation and more keynote speakers.
Details can be found at Wisdom University's site: