NONVIOLENCE EVENT WEEKEND
How to Spread Nonviolence, Globally and Locally
September 19-21, 2003
Hosted by Edgewood College, Madison, WI
Madison-Rafah Sister City Project is looking for volunteers to help staff our table at this event. If you are interested, please contact RafahSisterCity at Yahoo.com.
Brochures with registration information will be available the first week of August, including suggestions for lodging in the area.
Contact: Maureen McDonnell
mcdonnel at edgewood.edu
Capitol Times article: http://www.madison.com/archives/read.php?ref=tct:2003:09:09:280334:LIFESTYLE
The Schedule (as of 9/8/03)
Friday, Sept. 19:
5:30-6:30PM, Tailgating for Peace
Food available for purchase, with entertainment by local musicians.
7PM, Presentation: “What Would A Peaceful World Look Like?”
Father Roy Bourgeois (founder of School of the Americas (SOA) Watch)
8 PM for kids: “Sing Your Way Around the World” with Clare Norelle.
Saturday, Sept. 20
9AM-Noon, Nonviolence Training w/ Eric LeCompte
Kids for Peace Events start at 9AM
Noon – lunch in the EC dining room (pay as you go)
1-2PM, SOA Watch w/ Roy Bourgeois
2PM, Islam & Conflict Resolution (Islamic Perspective)
3:00-3:30PM Ice Cream Social — Predolin Terrace / Commons area
3:30-5PM, Peace Communities in Colombia & Palestine, with Sr. Marge Eilerman of Colombia Support Network and Jennifer Loewenstein of Madison-Rafah Sister City Project
Supper break (on your own, on campus or in Madison restaurant)
Fr. Roy will possibly be speaking at church service in the evening.
5PM, Theatre as Nonviolent Protest
Sunday, Sept. 21
10AM-11:30 and 2-6PM, Nonviolence Training for Trainers w/ Eric LeCompte
11:30 Mass, Roy B. preside/preach — St. Joseph Chapen, Regina Hall
12:30PM, Brunch in the EC dining room (pay as you go)
1:30-2:30PM, Music as Nonviolent Protest w/ C. King, K. Brandow and Prince Myshkin
2:40-3:40PM, Nonviolent Atonement w/ Denny Weaver
3:40-4:50PM, International Solidarity Movement w/ Adam Shapiro
5-6PM, Supper in EC dining room (pay as you go)
6PM Concert in the Anderson Auditorium w/ Charlie King & Karen Brandow, Prince Myshkin
(ticket price: $13 in advance, $15 at door; seniors and students: $8 in advance, $10 at door)
Kids for Peace
Activities for kids ages 6-11, including multi-cultural stories, movement, music, and a socio-economic meal that emphasizes just distribution of food. Childcare for children ages 3-5 will be provided free of charge.
EPI Artists’ Exhibit
Many of the EPI Artists’ who contributed to the Epidemic Peace Imagery Exhibit have contributed similar art to the TaPW Conference. The Epidemic Peace Imagery Exhibit can be viewed at the Public Library Main Branch through the month of September.
An opportunity to do some weaving during the weekend on a peace piece that is in progress.
Food can be purchased throughout the weekend in the Regina Hall dining room or in the Wingra Cafe in Predolin Humanities Center.
Sign interpretation will be offered for the Friday, 7PM presentation.
(“Some critics have tried to discern a semantic distinction between toward and towards, but the difference is entirely dialectal. Toward is more common in American English; towards is the predominant form in British English.” [American HeritageÆ Dictionary])