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Phil Donahue to present ‘Body of War’ 7 p.m. Nov. 7

Directed and produced by Donahue and Ellen Spiro, with a sound track by Eddie Vedder, Body of War follows the path of 25-year-old Tomas Young, an Iraq war veteran turned activist who was injured in the line of duty during his first week of combat. Senatorial speeches in the build-up to the invasion are intersliced with segments chronicling Young’s journey ...

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Miko Peled is scheduled to speak at Yale 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28

Miko Peled, an Israeli peace activist, grandson of a Zionist signer of the Israeli Declaration of Independence, son of an Israeli general, and uncle of a 12-year old girl killed by a suicide bomber in Jerusalem, will describe his conversion to visionary activism and his hope for peace in Palestine/Israel. Last year, Peled published a memoir, “The General’s Son,” that ...

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Faith Communities to Hold Statewide Climate Summit Nov. 7, Hartford, Connecticut

On Thursday, Nov. 7, people of faith will gather from across Connecticut for a Climate Stewardship Summit, a call to action on the rapidly emerging threat of climate change. Through the lenses of multiple faith traditions, the event will explore the sobering moral implications of humanity’s impact on the earth –especially the impacts of climate-induced storms, floods, fires and droughts, ...

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Managing Intergroup Conflict through Facilitation | United States Institute of Peace

How do you get parties to a conflict to listen to one another? How do you build trust and consensus in a group setting? Managing conflicts often relies on having solid facilitation skills—skills that help parties to a conflict resolve their dispute. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to effectively deal with conflicts and build sustainable ...

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IWagePeace 3walk kicks off Sunday from New Haven Green | New Haven Register

The fourth annual interfaith IWagePeace Walk, with more than 400 marchers from 35 sponsoring religious communities and organizations, will be held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday. The walk begins at the Green and goes past houses of worship of different faiths for brief remarks and shared reflection, organizers said in a written release. Four members of Combatants for Peace, two Israelis ...

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Photography as a Vehicle for Social Change 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 29 Philladelphia | Peace Day Philly

(photo: Harvey Finkle)

James E. Marks Multicultural Center, 30 S. 33rd Street (South West Corner of 33rd and Chestnut Streets, Drexel University Campus) Special Guest Photographer Harvey Finkle will speak to the role photography can play in social change. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Harvey Finkle is a documentary still photographer who has produced a substantial body of work concerned with social, ...

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4th Annual IWagePeace Walk 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, New Haven

Arrive 1:30 on the Lower Green in Downtown New Haven (corner of Temple and Elm) Walk begins 2 p.m. sharp. Join us for a publicly visible one and one half hour walk from the New Haven Green to Masjid Al Islam on George Street with members of The Combatants For Peace and the 35 Faith Communities that have placed their names ...

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Peace on Earth Film Festival Call for Entries | UFVA

Submitted by andreameyer on September 24, 2013 – 14:02 Expiration Date: October 1, 2013 PEACE ON EARTH FILM FESTIVAL Chicago, Illinois – USA March 6 to 9, 2014 In the Spotlight today is the 6th Annual Peace on Earth Film Festival (POEFF), honoring feature-length and short-form films that promote peace as a possibility in a world so often wrought with ...

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