Gandhi-King Conference on Peacemaking

A Living Movement: Toward a World of Peace, Solidarity, and Justice

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Oct 21, 2011 01:00 PM
Oct 23, 2011 08:00 PM


Memphis, TN

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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. The theme of the 2010 Gandhi-King Conference is "Experiments with Truth."

Participants will engage in:
• training and education in nonviolent theory and practice through tools to engage in social change.
• 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.

Conference participants will end this transformational weekend in a better position to decide, strategically, where to focus their energies for maximum effect and equip them with concrete tools to use in their personal and social movement work.


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