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Why Peace Is Possible with Paul Chappell

August 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Paso Robles  CA

“Why World Peace Is Possible” public presentation by author Paul Chappell in Paso Robles, Aug. 20, 2017 The public is welcome to “Why World Peace Is Possible,” a presentation by author Paul Chappell, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2-3:30 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 514–14th St., Paso Robles, CA. Paul K. Chappell is the Peace Leadership Director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, an Iraq War veteran, West Point graduate, international speaker, and author of six books. Read more about him at www.paulkchappell.com, www.wagingpeace.org , and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_K._Chappell The event…

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Campaign Nonviolence National Conference Call

August 29 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ONLINE  

Campaign Nonviolence National Conference Call 8/29/17 Pace e Bene invites you to join us for our monthly Campaign Nonviolence Conference Call scheduled for Tuesday August 29th at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern. On this call we will focus entirely on CNV Action Organizers plans for the Week of Actions in September. Please RSVP HERE to receive your call-in number and pin.

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$135

Preacher’s and Teacher’s Seminar

August 30 @ 11:00 am - August 31 @ 1:00 pm
Oak Glen  CA

DR. JAMES LAWSON Methodist Pastor, Activist, Civil Rights Leader PREACHING NON-VIOLENCE IN A CULTURE OF VIOLENCE Wednesday - Thursday August 30-31, 2017, at Luther Glen Conference Center near Redlands, CA 39136 Harris Rd., Oak Glen, CA 92399 Beginning 11 am, Closing 1 pm (freeway friendly times, mostly) COST: 4 meals, lodging, program $135.00 Register online before Aug. 20 at georgesjohnson@gmail.com or call George at 949-380-0044 Give name, address, email and phone number Objectives: Exploring the concept and power of soul…

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August Book Club Author Q & A with Michael Nagler

August 31 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ONLINE  

This practical handbook is a brief guide to the core principles and strategies at the heart of nonviolent resistance.  Michael Nagler distills the guiding principles of nonviolence into a straightforward, practical, and short handbook that will help anyone in a nonviolent movement work more safely and effectively towards achieving social change. Michael Nagler is Professor emeritus of Classics and Comparative Literature at UC, Berkeley, where he founded the Peace and Conflict Studies Program; Founder and President of the Metta Center…

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Nonviolence Training

September 9 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orange  CA

Ann Mbacke The Orange County Peace Coalition will be hosting a Pace e Bene nonviolence training with nonviolence trainer Ann Mbacke from 8am - noon on September 9, 2017. Location: Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange - auditorium entry // 480 S Batavia St, Orange, CA 92868 For more information contact Alice Soto

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$5.005.00

CNV Event: Radical Empathy and Realistic Hope with Paul Chappell

September 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Corvallis  OR

Lecture by Paul K. Chappell 7 PM, Sunday, September 10, 2017. C & E Hall, LaSells Stewart Center Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

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CNV Action: Peace Vigil

September 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Owensboro  KY

11th Annual Peace Vigil This event includes interfaith prayers, extended silence, and reflection on being a peaceful presence in a volatile world. You are invited to bring a peace prayer from your root tradition or spiritual practice to share with the assembly. Prayers will be shared at each designated time and followed by silent reflection until the next prayer slot.

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Free

CNV ACTION: Peaceful Presence Multifaith Prayers-Palo Alto,CA

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palo Alto  CA

Gather for a public witness for peace and justice with prayers, music and rituals from diverse faith and spiritual traditions. Everyone welcome. Sponsored by Multifaith Voices for Peace & Justice.

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CNV Action: Walk With Me Film Showing

September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sarasota  FL

Walk with me Coming to Sarasota, FL at the Hollywood Cinema on September 12th at 7:00 p.m., is a one-night special showing of Walk With Me, a film about Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh and his monastic community in Plum Village, France. N.B.: The film will be shown ONLY if enough advance tickets are sold by August 28th. Tickets can be bought only on line, through the film distributor Gathr Films before August 28, 2017, at https://gathr.us/screening/20317 ($10 + $3.30…

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Free

VANG:A Drama About Recent Immigrant Farmers

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
DeWitt  IA

A drama about recent immigrant farmers.  Learn more here: www.clintonfranciscans.com See 9/15 event here: http://www.paceebene.org/event/vanga-drama-about-recent-immigrant-farmers-2017-09-16/

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CNV ACTION: Compassion and Nonviolence Week-St. Augustine,FL

September 15 @ 2:00 pm - September 22 @ 2:00 pm
St. Augustine  FL

St. John's Youth Academy, a juvenile detention center,  will have staff as well as youth (ages 13 - 19) participate in a "Week of Compassion and Non-Violence.  The kick off rally will be on September 15th, when all will sign a pledge to observe the week, learning about and practicing compassion, empathy, gratitude, forgiveness, and nonviolence.  They will have speakers, art contests, games, lesson plans, group sessions, etc.  There are 70 boys and 80 staff at this level 8 detention center.…

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Free

VANG:A Drama About Recent Immigrant Farmers

September 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Davenport  IA

A drama about recent immigrant farmers.  Learn more here: www.clintonfranciscans.com

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Campaign Nonviolence National Week of Action

September 16 - September 24
Nationwide  

Sept. 16-24. Campaign Nonviolence National Week of Action Campaign Nonviolence is a long-term movement for a culture of peace and nonviolence free from war, poverty, racism, environmental destruction and the epidemic of violence. Each year we invite people and organizations in the U.S. and worldwide to take action during CNV Action Week around the International Day of Peace, September 21. Together we join our voices from around the planet to support a global nonviolent shift! Learn more at actions.campaignnonviolence.org

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Nonviolence Talk and Training

September 16 - September 17
Seattle  WA

Ken Butigan Pax Christi Seattle will be holding a regional gathering on Sept. 16 and Sept 17, 2017.  Pace e Bene's Ken Butigan will be leading a talk and nonviolence training during this event. Location: To Be Determined For more information contact Joe Hastings

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CNV Action: Hate Has No Home Here

September 16 - September 24
Clinton  IA

We will be distributing yard signs and posters with slogans, as well as purchasing a bus ad and billboard.  We will also write a letter to the editor and speak to civic groups about this campaign. Learn more here: www.clintonfranciscans.com

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Free

CNV Action: Walk the Labyrinth for Peace and Nonviolence

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
West Hartford  CT

On Sept 16, 2017, hundreds of people will gather from 11am to 3pm at the Labyrinth at First Church, 12 South Main St, West Hartford, CT, to Walk the Labyrinth for Peace and Nonviolence to protest war, poverty, racism, and environmental destruction, as part of hundreds of demonstrations occurring in every state in the country sponsored by "Campaign Nonviolence" during the week of Sept 16-24.

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CNV Action: 4th Annual End Violence Together Rally and March

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bangor  ME

More and more people have come to realize that war, poverty, domestic violence, climate destruction, and the epidemic of violence in all its forms are not separate occurrences or events but rather they are interrelated dimensions of an ever expanding culture of violence. The End Violence Together Rally is being initiated by Pax Christi Maine and the Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine. Co-sponsoring groups and faith communities who work for peace, justice, nonviolence, and environmental sustainability are needed…

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Peace Week Delaware 2017

September 17 @ 8:00 am - September 24 @ 5:00 pm
Wilmington  DE

From September 17–24, peace-loving folks across our state will celebrate Peace Week Delaware—a series of events raising awareness, hope, and action for peace in our communities, nation, and world. Peace Week Delaware 2016 was an unqualified success, with more than 40 events statewide (read our report). We encourage you and your organization to join us by helping to create another successful Peace Week Delaware. What is Peace Week Delaware? Peace Week Delaware is an expanded vision of peace led by the…

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CNV ACTION: Camp Ripley Protest

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Little Falls  MN

September 17,2017 from 10 am-2pm, protest against Camp Ripley training of numerous law enforcement officers on all types of crowd control.  They train alongside the military to learn techniques of crowd control that are used against protesters and crowd control in the Midwest. Camp Ripley is the largest live-fire bombing military training base in the entire Midwest.  This is also the date of the bi-annual Community Appreciation Day(a recruitment/retention taxpayer funded event) so there will be loads of extra traffic…

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CNV Action: Oakland, CA Living Graveyard

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Oakland   CA

Oakland Federal Building 1301 Clay Street two blocks from 12th Street BART Covered with sheets to represent the dead of the wars of occupation in Iraq and Afghanistan people lie down on the city sidewalk in front of the Federal Building. Participants lie at least five feet apart and do not block entry to the building. The names of some of the Californians in the U.S. military who have died in war and the names of some of the Iraqi…

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CNV Action: Vigils for Peace

September 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 3 days that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until 09.22.17

Atlanta  GA

Members of Pax Christi St. Jude Atlanta plan to attend two ongoing vigils during the CNV Week of Actions- Tuesday 9/19 at the intersection of Peachtree and Piedmont Rds. in Atlanta, 12:30 PM and Friday 9/22 on the Square in Marietta, 12 PM.

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Free

CNV Action: Imagine Nonviolence

September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rocky River  OH

Vigil to observe The International Day of Peace. We will hold signs along the road during rush hour.

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Free

CNV Action: Peace Prayer Service

September 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
O'Fallon  MO

The Sisters of the Most Precious Blood of O'Fallon invite you to join them and people all around the globe in praying for peace and nonviolence in our world.  In observance of the Campaign of Nonviolence week and the International Day of Peace, the Sisters will host an ecumenical prayer service on Wednesday, September 20, at 6:30 p.m. in the St. Joseph Chapel, 204 N. Main St., O'Fallon.

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CNV Action: Lehigh Valley VFP Peace Day Walk

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Allentown  PA

Lehigh Valley Veterans For Peace will be observing the International Day of Peace, on Thursday, September 21, 2017, from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. with a public walk in downtown Allentown, Pennsylvania. The one and a half mile loop walk in center city will visit various center city locations. The walk will start at Zion's Reformed UCC Church, 620 Hamilton St., Allentown, at 11:00 A.M. At the stops there will be readings and at 12:00 Noon, walkers will observe a…

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CNV Action: Indianapolis, IN-Celebrate at the Rivoli Park

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Indianapolis  IN

We will have a community potluck dinner. There will be a laughter yoga session to spread joy. We will also create kindness and peace rocks to hide for others to find. If you bring something for the potluck, you will get an hour in Time Bank Indy. Everyone is welcome to walk the labyrinth at any time and contemplate world peace. This event is free and family friendly. Learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1921950948018712/

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CNV Action: Watching Party for “Galvanizing Social Justice Through Comics”

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Ann Arbor  

Galvanizing Social Justice Through Comics Marching Forward with John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell Thursday, September 21, 2017 5:00-6:30 PM Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell are co-authors of MARCH, a graphic novel trilogy that recounts Lewis's experiences throughout the Civil Rights Movement. The three will give an hour-long keynote presentation, followed by a Q&A. Regrettably, this keynote presentation coincides with the Jewish New Year holiday of Rosh Hashanah. The presentation will be live-streamed and recorded; anyone…

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CNV Action: Stop the Hate, Show the Love Walk

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Clinton  

Walk for hope and witness for peace in our community. Learn more here: http://www.clintonfranciscans.com Please join us in this statement of hope and witness for peace in our community. 4:45 pm Gather at Jefferson Elementary School 720 4th Ave South, Clinton 5:15 pm Musical Program Featuring Performances by: CHS Choir Clinton Community Children's Choir Clintones Jefferson Elementary Choir 6:00 pm Walk for Peace along Jefferson Walking Trail, Closing Remarks, Butterfly Release 6:30 pm Free Viewing of film,Disturbing the Peace at The Canticle,…

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CNV Action: Wield the Power of Peacemaking

September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Bennington  VT

In coordination with the worldwide International Day of Peace, members of the Greater Bennington Peace & Justice Center will assemble to read personally selected passages pertaining to peace-making. This timely gathering will begin with a 15 minute vigil for all victims of war, followed by a reading of quotes & short passages from old and new peace activists-  from Christ to Gandhi to Martin Luther King Jr. Join us to share in these important reflections; if you wish, bring a…

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CNV Action: San Antonio-Compassion Convergence

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
San Antonio  TX

Compassion Convergence: an interfaith community journey Wherever you are, whomever you are . . . you are invited to converge at the CIELO Gardens at House of Prayer Lutheran Church on Thursday, September 21 from 6:00-8:00 pm for an INTERFAITH celebration of the Golden Rule and San Antonio becoming a COMPASSIONATE CITY! Carpool from your faith community, ride the bus, walk, bike, hop, skip, jump -- we want to have you with us on this day! We're still working out…

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CNV Action: On the Threshold of a New Day

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Des Moines  IA

This is a Service to celebrate the International Day of Peace.  It will be held in the Peace Garden at Cowles Commons in Des Moines Iowa on September 21st, at 6:30 PM.  It will include music and a reenactment of a speech given by Mrs. Coretta Scott King at a Peace Rally in Central Park, in New York, on April 27, 1968 See more on the Des Moines Faith Committee for Peace Facebook Page

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Free

CNV Action: Disturbing the Peace

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  
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CNV Action: Silent Peace Walk

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Erie   PA

We will walk slowly for 20 minutes in silence for peace in center-city Erie, circling first city hall, then the federal court house in Erie. We will begin and end with a brief gathering in Perry Square. Walk in peace, for peace, with people from all walks of life, and make a statement to the world. Silent Peace Walks promote inner peace which does away with fear, divisions and hatred and brings about peace and unity in the world.

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CNV Action: Vigils for Peace

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Atlanta  GA

Members of Pax Christi St. Jude Atlanta plan to attend two ongoing vigils during the CNV Week of Actions- Tuesday 9/19 at the intersection of Peachtree and Piedmont Rds. in Atlanta, 12:30 PM and Friday 9/22 on the Square in Marietta, 12 PM.

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CNV Action: Living Nonviolence Workshop

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Las Vegas  NV

Living Nonviolence This afternoon workshop offers the tools and insights for unleashing the power and possibility of nonviolent transformation in our lives, our communities, and our society. Using story-telling, exercises, role-plays, small and large group discussions, short presentations and journaling, this workshop explores the spirituality, principles and practices essential to living nonviolence. Join Las Vegas Catholic Worker co-founder Julia Occhiogrosso and Catholic Worker Robert Majors as they bring us this Pace e Bene workshop to strengthen our ability to live…

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CNV Actions: Salt Lake City,UT

September 23 - October 1
Salt Lake City  UT

Campaign Nonviolence Week of Action Events in Salt Lake City, Utah! Saturday, September 23, 2017---INFORMATION BOOTH at the FALL FARMERS MARKET--- to be shared by Gandhi Alliance for Peace AND Utah Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.---West side of Pioneer Park---300 South 300 West---Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah---8 AM to 2 PM---Admission is Free---Conversation with members, info, t-shirts, posters, and bumper stickers available!---Also, of course, fresh farm produce, and a wide variety of arts and crafts at other booths! Sunday, September…

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CNV Action: Morro Bay, CA Peace Celebration

September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Morro Bay  CA
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CNV Action: Mindfulness for Activists

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until 10.5.17

Hinesburg  VT

Mindfulness for Activists Thursdays, Sept 28 and Oct 5, from 6-8pm In order to keep taking on injustice, we need to develop a strategy for self-care as activists. This program focuses on ways to utilize mindfulness for nonviolent social justice and peace work. Emphasis is on developing skills in meditation, deep listening, and what Gandhi called “soul force.” We will explore ways to see and act on a sense of common humanity that lies deeper than conflict. This workshop is…

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CNV Action: Global Youth Peace Festival India

September 29 - October 2
Chandigarh   

YUVSATTA.org sponsors the Global Youth Peace Festival in Chandigarh India from Sept 29 to Oct 2, with 250 or more participants from 30 to 40 nations. Bernie Meyer, known as American Gandhi, will present the Campaign for Nonviolence during the Festival. Bernie has participated in the Festival for the last seven years, bringing Gandhi's message and his application of Gandhi's message. Bernie has participated in Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action for the last 40 years to challenge the existence…

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Conference on the Vatican Nonviolence Initiative

October 6 - October 7
San Deigo  CA

Oct. 6-7. San Diego, Cal. Conference on the Vatican Nonviolence Initiative (with Cardinal Turkson, Ken Butigan & Marie Dennis) Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture, University of San Diego, Contact: jmburns@sandiego.edu

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Workshop on Gospel Nonviolence with John Dear

October 31
Ossining  NY

Oct. 31, 2017 Ossining, New York Day Long Workshop on Gospel Nonviolence, with John Dear Maryknoll Lay Missioner Program, Maryknoll headquarters. Contact: dnorthern@mklm.org

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