KENNY JOHNSON, AUTHOR: The Last Hustle, FORMER PRISONER, FOUNDER: THIS SACRED SPACE Thursday, March 22nd 5pm PST/8pmEST Kenny Johnson devoted his life to crime, beginning in his early teens and served over twenty years in various city, county, state, and federal prisons. During his early years in prison, he spent most of his time participating […]
Dominic Barter has studied the interface between societal and personal change, and the role of conflict, since the 1980s. Since 2004 he has worked as consultant and training program director for the Brazilian Restorative Justice pilot projects, in collaboration with the UN Development Program, UNESCO, the Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Education and Special Secretariat […]
How a small group of people have made extensive change in Canada and Worldwide towards Peace & Restorative Justice Very special guests Penny Joy & Saul Arbess of Restorative Circles and the Canadian Dept. of Peace Initiative In her own words...Penny Joy Born in England in the Blitz, I think perhaps my whole life has […]
Special Guest Anael Harpaz, born in S. Africa and living in Israel, Poet, Author of upcoming childrens book on peace and nonviolence. She will share her profound personal journey of transformation and share what she witnessed working with young Israeli and Palestinian women during her time with Creativity For Peace, a camp that immerses young […]
Susan Partnow and The Power of Compassionate Listening, Restorative Circles and Bringing Peace into Everyday Practice. Susan Partnow is passionately committed to grassroots citizen action, Susan Partnow peacemaking, dialogue and community building. She facilitates processes that transform conflict and promote co-intelligence - all arising from a deep belief that we can and must 'listen our way […]
by Andrea Brenneke, Tikkun Magazine, February 1, 2012 On August 30, 2010, a Seattle police officer shot and killed John T. Williams, a First Nations wood carver, while he was walking down a sunny downtown street with the tools of his trade — a piece of wood and a small carving knife. The officer got […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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