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CA/ No. CA PEACE FORUM 2011 - Pathways to Peace

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CA/ No. CA PEACE FORUM 2011 - Pathways to Peace

Time: September 17, 2011 from 1:30pm to 5pm
Location: Pacific School of Religion
Street: 1798 Scenic Avenue
City/Town: Berkeley, CA
Phone: 510-864-9005
Event Type: peace, forum
Organized By: UNA-East Bay, GTU, URI & posted by Nancy Merritt
Latest Activity: Sep 10, 2011

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Event Description

The Northern CA Peace Alliance

is co-sponsoring

 

PEACE FORUM 2011

 

Pathways to Peace

Celebrating, connecting & transforming to support

human security, justice & peace-making

 

Saturday, September 17, 1:30 – 5:00 pm

Pacific School of Religion

1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley, CA

Keynoter Speakers

  • Ms. Maha ElGenaidi, founder president and CEO of the Islamic Networks Group.  Author, organizer, trainer; she recently met with President Obama.  She'll address in plenary and a breakout discussion Systemic Prejudice - reducing misunderstanding and violence.
  • Rev. Charles Gibbs, Executive Director of URI (United Religions Initiative) since its inception 10 years ago following events of 9/11; administering the global network of 500 grassroots organizations dedicated to peace and justice through interfaith and cross-cultural cooperation with nearly half a million members. He'll speak on The Power of Collaborative Peacemaking.
  • Rev. Dr. Mark Wilson, UC Berkeley Sociology Department, is also a leader in many community and national groups dedicated to social justice and equality.  Also, teacher of gospel music.  He'll address Arts as Allies in Homegrowing Peace and Social Justice.

Organized by:  United Nations Association-East Bay, Graduate Theological Union and United Religions Initiative

Co-sponsored by:  American Baptist Seminary of the West * City of Berkeley * Geeta Society *Church Divinity School of the Pacific * Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology * Franciscan School of Theology * Grandmothers Against War * Gray Panthers Berkeley/ East Bay * Interfaith Center at the Presidio * Interfaith Council of Contra Costa * The Interfaith Observer * International House UC Berkeley * Interplay * Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University * Northern California Peace Alliance * Omega West Dance Company * Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary * Pacific School of Religion * Pathways to Peace * Peace and Conflict Studies at UC Berkeley * San Francisco Interfaith Council * San Francisco Theological Seminary * Starr King School for the Ministry * Suscol Inter-tribal Council * UC Berkeley Gospel Chorus * United Nations Association of San Francisco * URI San Francisco Peninsula * Voices for World Free of Nuclear Weapons * Women’s Federation of World Peace * Women’s Interfaith Circle of Service * Women’s International League of Peace and Freedom

A local program dedicated to the International Day of Peace

In conjunction with 11 Days of Global Unity

Nancy Merritt

Northern California State Coordinator

The Peace Alliance/

Campaign for a U.S. Department of Peace

 

Join this historic effort to create a culture of peace.

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