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Listening for a Change
Date Wednesday May 01
Time 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location Details
Palo Alto Lytton Plaza Intersection of University & Emerson
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorCarol Brouillet
Listening for a Change- “Will attacking Iraq make anyone safer?” Wednesday, February 13, 2002 (And every Wednesday until this “War on Terrorism” ends…) Lytton Plaza, Downtown Palo Alto 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. There will still be banners, signs, petitions, 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?" and “Do you think attacking Iraq will make anyone safer?” 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." A report on the marches to demand a Congressional Inquiry of 9-11 can be found at http://www.communitycurrency.org/9-11, participants of the march will be speaking at to
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