Oct 22, 2010 07:30 AM
Oct 24, 2010 03:00 PM
The Gandhi-King Conference on Peacemaking is a three-day conference bringing together modern visionaries on nonviolence and social change with community leaders, activists, academics and organizers to train, learn, plan and organize to create a culture of liberation and justice for all.
Participants will engage in:
- training and education in nonviolent theory and practice.
- opportunities for networking and peer-to-peer learning with movement builders from all over the country.
- an entry point for community members to become engaged in movement work.
- involvement in working groups that will continue the work throughout the year.
- a nexus of people who are new to the movement and movement leaders to share and inspire action in a cross-cultural and inter-generational environment.
- the opportunity to learn about best practices and develop new ones based upon our shared experience.
- Jaribu Hill, Founder and Executive Director of the Mississippi Workers’ Center for Human Rights
- Rev. Samuel "Billy" Kyles, a distinguished national speaker, pastor and civil rights leader
- Spirit Trickey-Rowan, an accomplished artist and speaker
- Tim Wise, one of the most prominent anti-racist writers and activists in the United States