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Conversations in Nonviolence
Date Thursday May 29
Time 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Resource Center for Nonviolence
515 Broadway, Santa Cruz
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorBarbara Hayes
Emailbarbara [at] greybird.com
Phone831-423-1626 X105
Address515 Broadway, Santa Cruz
A series of four "Conversations in Nonviolence" hosted by the Resource Center for Nonviolence, with local activists who have chosen nonviolence as a strategy for social change.

The first in the series features Richard Vittitow on "How Cassius Clay Helped Mr. George and Me Integrate the Restaurants of Louisville."

Dick Vittitow is retired in Santa Cruz and living as an activist and bon vivant. For more than 30 years he worked as a grass-roots development consultant in countries such as Bangladesh, Nepal, Malawi and Pakistan where he lived for two years. He co-founded Path Setters Institute with his wife, Marion, and worked for five years on resource and development issues with US/Mexico border communities. He is currently writing a collection of stories about the gifts and trials of growing up in a small town in Southern Indiana.

Watsh for others in the series:
Thursday, June 5, Bob Fitch, who worked with Martin Luther King, Jr., during the Civil Rights Movement and with Cesar Chavez, as a photo-journalist.
Thursday, June 12, Luis Alejo, a lawyer, one of the founders of the Brown Berets, formerly with California Rural Legal Assistance, now with the Monterey Superior Court and a long-time Watsonville activist.
Thursday, June 19, Louise and Joel Wallock, talking about their experiences teaching conflict resolution in India.
Added to the calendar on Saturday May 24th, 2008 3:31 PM

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