We just heard from the folks at the Metta Center about an upcoming conference in October that should be really worthwhile:
Gandhi-King Conference on Peacemaking
October 23-25, 2009
Less than two weeks left for Early Registration!!!!
ENDS SEPTEMBER 15
Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with experts on issues of justice, nonviolence, sustainability, education, community building and more!!!
Featuring: Rev. CT Vivian, lifelong civil rights activist • Kathy Kelly, Voices for Creative Nonviolence • Mubarak Awad, Nonviolence International • Barbara Love, United to End Racism • Rudy Balles, PeaceJam Foundation • Michael Nagler, Metta Center
Workshops by: United to End Racism, Community Media Workshop, National War Tax Resistance, the Matrix Center, and more!!!
Learn more and register at gandhikingconference.org.
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