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Listening for a Change
Date Wednesday April 10
Time 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location Details
Lytton Plaza Downtown Palo Alto Emerson/University
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorCarol Brouillet
There will still be banners, signs, petitions, (even homemade cookies and bread) and leaflets, but no chants and marches, instead peace activists will pull up chairs and invite people to speak about their feelings and thoughts about the 9/11 tragedy and our government's response. They will write down what people feel and think, and ask, "How do you think we can defuse terrorism?" and "How can we make a safer, better world for our children, all children?" To defuse violence and anger, listening is a very powerful non-violent technique. Appreciative inquiry, encourages creative thought towards realizing higher human goals; when people can engage their creativity in helping to solve world problems, they feel empowered, energized and can actually accomplish a great deal." This weekly event encourages dialogue, public awareness of vital issues, networking, organizing towards social change. Sponsored by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. All are welcome. More details at http://www.communitycurrency.org
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Feb 3rd, 2004 10:26 AM
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