Nonviolent Responses to the Rise of Hate, Xenophobia, Discrimination
Saturday, January 28th, 2017
7:00am-8:30pm UTC + 01 (Netherlands)
1:00pm-2:30pm ET (US)
Hear about strategies and share solutions! At a time when hate and discrimination seem to be rising in society, politics and certain institutions, this online conversation offers you a chance to connect with others to hear the many creative solutions that are being used to counter hate, and to affirm respect, dignity, and inclusion. Share what’s happening near you, and find out what others are doing in this lively conversation focusing on people-power, creativity, and nonviolent responses to some of our pressing issues. Opening remarks and structured dialogue offered by Author and Educator Rivera Sun.
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This webinar is part of a series with Author and Educator Rivera Sun that is intended to bring US-based and international activists together to learn, understand, advocate and move towards a nonviolent world. It is offered in collaboration between Campaign Nonviolence and the Netherlands-based organization SVAG (Foundation/Association for Active Nonviolence) and its project ToNoWo (Towards a Nonviolent World).
About SVAG and ToNoWo:
The Dutch NGO Stichting voor Actieve Geweldloosheid (SVAG), or Foundation/Association for Active Nonviolence was founded in 1966. The aim of the organization is the nonviolent promotion of a just society in which people interact in a nonviolent manner with each other and the environment. SVAG is a Campaign Nonviolence endorsing organization and promoter in the Netherlands. ToNoWo (Towards A Nonviolent World) is a project of SVAG. https://towardsanonviolentworld.org/the-team/
About Campaign Nonviolence:
Campaign Nonviolence is a growing movement to build a culture of peace and active nonviolence free from war, poverty, racism, environmental destruction and the epidemic of violence. It was initiated by the 30 year old nonviolence organization Pace e Bene. Find out ore at www.campaignnonviolence.org
About Rivera Sun:
Author/Activist Rivera Sun is the author of The Dandelion Insurrection, Billionaire Buddha and Steam Drills, Treadmills, and Shooting Stars, the cohost of Love (and Revolution) Radio, and the co-initiator of Live Share Grow: A Movement for the 100%. She is a trainer and social media coordinator for Campaign Nonviolence and Pace e Bene. Sun has facilitated nationwide workshops and trainings in strategy for nonviolent movements and her essays on social justice movements appear in Counterpunch, Truthout and Popular Resistance. www.riverasun.com