Friday, September 19, 2014

Celebrate United Nations International Day of Peace

Posted By on Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Local volunteers with Words of Peace Global and the Loft Cinema present a free screening of "Peacemakers: Jeremy Gilley in Conversation with Prem Rawat" at 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 21. The Loft Cinema is located at 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 

In addition, The Culture of Peace Alliance presents several events to mark United Nations International Day of Peace on Sunday, Sept. 21.

Sat., 9/20 & Sun, 9/21 - Multi-Generational Introduction to Kingian Nonviolence

9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at City High School, 48 E Pennington Street

The Youth Team of the Nonviolence Legacy Project takes the lead in presenting this two-day introduction to the principles and practices of Kingian Nonviolence. Learn ways to deal with anger, reduce violence, resolve conflicts, and bring about positive change in your life and community. Donations are accepted.

Sunday, 9/21 - United Nation’s International Day of Peace

11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Creating a Culture of Peace at the Ronstadt Bus Station

We will discuss building Peace into your life and our community. At noon, we will hold a moment of silence for peace that is being held all over the world. Participants will be invited to attend afternoon workshops at the the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, organized by Martha Dominguez. Free and open to the public.

1 to 4 p.m, Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Avenue

A series of free 50-min workshops led by peace builders from around the Tucson community. Workshops presented:

1 p.m.-1:50 p.m.— Awakening the Dreamer, by Amity Foundation Pachamama Community, Janilyn Shuman; Happiness is an Inside Job, Sheena Brown; 2-2:50 p.m.— Talking about Tough Topics , Catherine Tombom; Break Through Communication Barriers: an Introduction to Compassionate Communication, Scott Lewis; 3-3:50 p.m.— Creating a Culture of Peace , Martha Dominguez; The Courage for Peace- Stories from Community Conversations, Sat Bir Kaur Khalsa.

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