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CNV Action: Berkeley-San Francisco-WISeR PeaceMakers Event and Conference

September 21 - September 24 // Berkeley, CA
Date: 9.21.2017 - 9.24.2017 September 21 - September 24
Time: All Day
Cost: $20 - 99
Organizer: WISR
Venue: Western Institute for Social Research
Address: 2930 Shattuck Avenue
City: Berkeley, CA

September 21-24 2017

WISeR PeaceMakers Celebration, Conference, Presentations and Speaker Schedule:

Learn more at: http://wisrville.org/annual-conference

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 21

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 22

  • Friday 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. : Professional & Academic Workshops, Academic Presentations and Papers: hosted at WISR Berkeley
  • Friday Morning “Self Empowerment in the Face of Emotional Trauma” Larry Berkelhammer Ph.D. David Young, Ph.D.
  • Friday mid-day: Panel on Racism, Social Justice, Multiculturalism and Resilience. Richard Lawrence shares his 60 year involvement in civil rights, his experiences at the Selma March and Chicago Housing March with Dr. King.
  • Friday late afternoon Arts and Social Change/Justice. 100th Anniversary Birthday Memorial Celebration of WISR Board Member, Scholar, Activist and Poet the late Fernando Alegria. Film, discussion presented by WISR Ph.D. Uwe Blesching and  Marcia Campos ¡Viva Chile M …!
  • Friday Evening 6 p.m. : Film about the connection between the science of epigenetics and the impact of “unconscious” memories throughout our lives. presented by Dr. Oana Marcu, PhD Biology; Oana works at the Carl Sagan Center, SETI Institute, and NASA Ames Research Center International Space Station as an Astrobiologist.  Dr. Marcu has taught courses in developmental biology and is also a Systems-Oriented Traumatologist hosted at WISR in Berkeley.

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 23

  • Saturday Morning 9:30 a.m.- Noon: Multidisciplinary Panel: Hosted at WISR in Berkeley Memoir Writing, Personal Transformation and Social Change
  • Collaboratives Presentation 12:30-2:00 p.m. Presentations and Papers, Discussion Professor Sharon Caringal, Social Sciences; University of the Philipines “Developing Resilience in Conflict-Affected Communities”
  • SATURDAY Afternoon 2 p.m.- 3 p.m. : Refreshment, socializing until 3 p.m.
  • Saturday September 23 Evening Nonviolence Campaign and PeaceMaker Celebration6 -10 PM : DR. EDITH EVA EGER , SPEAKERS, BOOK SIGNING MARINES MEMORIAL THEATRE UNION SQUARE SAN FRANCISCO Internationally acclaimed psychologist Dr. Edith Eger—one of the last remaining Holocaust survivors—tells her unforgettable story in this moving testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the power of Choice in our lives.

    Special Film Screening and Discussion

    And Then They Came for Us Dr. Satsuki Ina, Ph.D. presents this pioneering film, and her work as activist, filmmaker and social justice advocate.

    Professor of Law David Yamada on Human Dignity, Humiliation and Workplace Bullying.

    Diana Canant Resilience Expert “Making Peace with the Past” and Heidi Hardin, Fine Artist and Educator shares her visionary Peacemaking Project “Global Center for the Human Family”.

    Marines Memorial Theatre, Union Square San Francisco

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 24

  • SUNDAY 10 A.M. – 1 P.M. : Dr. Edith Eger Resilience & Forgiveness Workshop***, All are Welcome, hosted at WISR in Berkeley
  • SUNDAY Afternoon Presentation
  • SUNDAY Closing Gathering

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