Creating a Culture of Peace: Constructive Nonviolence and Nonviolent Resistance
We will explore the spirituality and practice of nonviolence. Using a popular education process that respects and builds upon the wisdom and experience of every participant we will be given an opportunity to explore:
Constructive Nonviolence and Nonviolent Resistance
Social Change : Analyzing Social Change Movements
Community Building: Practicing skills
and Bystander Intervention Training – What to do when you’re by yourself, and you see someone being harassed
9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Friends Meeting House (4836 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh￼). Free & open to the public, but please RSVP online. Please bring a bag lunch; coffee, tea, and flavored seltzer will be provided.
About Elliott Adams: Chair of the CCP Board and Facilitator, former paratrooper and past President of Veterans for Peace, has dedicated his life to abolishing all war, served in many political and civic leadership positions, attended untold numbers of demonstrations, and worked at many levels, from stapling signs to doing logistics, organizing work, and conducting nonviolence training across the country for United For Peace and Justice, War Resisters League, School Of Americas Watch, Peace Has No Borders, Veterans For Peace, as well as Creating a Culture of Peace. Recently, Elliott spent time at Standing Rock with the Meta Peace Team International Exploratory Team.
Sponsors: 350 Pittsburgh Unite 100, Pax Christi Pittsburgh, EcoJustice TMC, Thomas Merton Center, and the Anti-War Committee TMC and 100 Days of Us. For more info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org