Monthly Archives October 2011

Dr. Judith Thompson

Dr. Judith Thompson has spent decades of her life in service to social healing and peace in our world. She has an exquisite soul-eloquence and a brilliant mind. She is one of the pioneers leading scholarly research and conducting Social Healing circles internationally and is the Co-Director of the International Social Healing Project with James O’Dea. DOWNLOAD PDF of their report “The Social Healing Project”: http://jamesodea.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/The-Social-Healing-Project-Report.pdf Judith has spent countless hours disseminating the essentials of how wounding and healing correspond. I am truly and deeply honored that she will be my guest tomorrow night for the continuing series on Restorative
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Matthew Albracht

Matthew Albracht is a colleague, friend and an incredibly skilled leader in cultivating a culture of peace. As the Executive Vice President of The Peace Alliance he has mobilized some incredibly powerful statements of action in the Youth Promise Act (youthpromiseaction.org) and in mobilizing a country around all the powerful acts of peacebuilding already in motion. He is a mover and shaker, a powerful mobilizer and a leader showing how Peace is an unstoppable force that we create with our vision coupled with action. I am excited to invite you to join Matthew and I tonight for an hour of
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Katy Gilbert of Stories of Our City

I am thrilled to announce my next featured guest, Katy Gilbert of Stories of Our City, during Mali Rowan Presents Fall/Winter Virtual Series on Restorative Justice and Social Healing. Katy is based out of Beirut and co-founded Stories of Our City as a way of building peace in our world through sharing the stories of people from the Middle East and beyond. We know the power of story, and the power of listening, to create bridges. Katy and her co-founders have created a platform for peace through podcasts and providing a place where peoples voices can be truly heard. Tomorrow
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Robin Casarjian of the Lionheart Foundation

Robin Casarjian, M.A. is the Founder and Director of the Lionheart Foundation and its National Emotional Literacy Projects. She is an educator, public speaker, writer, and consultant. In developing and implementing programming for prisoners and youth-at-risk, she draws from her experience as director of a school for at-risk adolescents, as well as extensive experience in education, stress management training, psychotherapy and administration. She is author of Forgiveness: A Bold Choice for a Peaceful Heart (Bantam, 1992) and Houses of Healing: A Prisoner’s Guide to Inner Power and Freedom (Lionheart Press, 1995), and co-author, with Bethany Casarjian, Ph.D., of Power Source:
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