Monthly Archives January 2012

OCCUPY THE DREAM: MLK, Jr. AND THE POWER OF LOVE

A SPECIAL FREE TELECOUNCIL IN HONOR OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. AND THE OCCUPY MOVEMENT WITH INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED FILMMAKER AND Velcrow “Crow” Ripper on the ground at Occupy MOVEON.ORG’S FEATURED OCCUPY DOCUMENTARIAN; OCCUPY LOVE’S VELCROW “CROW” RIPPER DOCUMENTARY AT WWW.OCCUPYLOVE.ORG Velcrow will share about the Occupy Love Movement and his first-hand experiences on the ground in NYC since the beginning of the Occupy Movement. He’ll share his insights as a globally renowned documentarian as to the profound state of our world’s possibility to shift into love and human-based systems. Join us Monday evening in honor of Martin Luther King Jr’s
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JAMES O’DEA

JAMES O’DEA was Director of the Washington D.C. Office of James O’Dea, Former Director of Amnesty Int’l Washington DC Office, and Internationally renowned Peacebuilder Amnesty International for a decade, represented the US to the UN and is famous for challenging both former Presidents Clinton and Bush Sr. on their human rights records. O’Dea is an internationally renowned Peacebuilder and has teamed up with fellow leaders Arun Gandhi and Deepak Chopra for last summer’s World Peace Festival in Berlin. He has an international student body from over 25 countries who participate in ongoing trainings and he is an author of multiple
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DISTINGUISHED GUEST SPEAKER DR. DON BECK

FOCUS: At the Heart of Justice: The Role of Spiral Dynamics and Beyond in Societal and Global Transformation Dr.Don Beck brings a lifetime dedicated to societal healing and true justice. We’ll engage him about his service in South Africa and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, his take on Prisons in the US and beyond and what he has done and has in the works to help reform them, and his profound theories and wisdom from research and experiences over 5 decades. Don Beck has been developing, implementing, and teaching the evolutionary theory of Spiral Dynamics for more than three decades.
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SARAH VAN GELDER, EDITOR OF YES! MAGAZINE

I have always admired Sarah for her dedication to giving the world an honest look at solutions and for her brilliant intellect as a writer, activist and beyond. To me she emulates and ignites the power of the media in changing our world, by committed and steadfast focus on vetting the solutions in action that are often not reported in “mainstream” corporate owned media. Sarah is editor of “This Changes Everything: Occupy Wall Street and the 99% Movement” and co-founder of YES! Magazine and YesMagazine.org. This Changes Everything, Edited by Sarah van Gelder and staff of YES! YES! reframes today’s
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LEONARD SCHEFF

LEONARD SCHEFF is a practicing attorney in Tucson, Arizona — and a practicing Zen Buddhist. He created the Letting Go of Anger seminars and workshops with input by John Tarrant Roshi, and has taught them since 1993. He has attended several of the public teachings by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama including the four day workshop in Tucson in 1993, and a more recent 2003 teaching. He has participated in and led numerous Gestalt workshops. While Leonard’s anger transformation seminar is based on Buddhism through the teachings of the Dalai Lama, he believes these same principles are universal in
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