$30 registration fee (includes lunch). Scholarships available.
Ordinary people like you have made change using the tools of Dr. King, Gandhi, Jesus, and Caesar Chavez. Learn these strategies for change and apply them in your community. This workshop covers the basic dynamics and strategies of nonviolent action. Bring your friends, neighbors, elders, and students. Together we will explore how ordinary people can make extraordinary change! Email email@example.com or call (231) 924-5292 to register.
Imagine the power of love overcoming the force of greed and the love of power. Rivera Sun will inspire listeners to build a culture of nonviolence and to realize the connection we all have to humanity as we share and live under the same sky. Sun connects historic nonviolent struggles to present day issues and concerns. This powerhouse activist and author brings a focused approach to the dynamics and strategy of nonviolent action that effectively makes change possible. Her message is timely for youth, elders, students and ordinary people everywhere!
Ms. Sun will make three appearances in Newaygo County:
• May 21 - Evening Book Reading and Discussion at Hit The Road Joe Café, Croton
• May 22 - Workshop: Social Media for Social Change at Grant Area District Library
• May 23 - Workshop: Seeds of Change at Fremont Area District Library
For more information or to register for any of these events email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (231) 924-5292.
These events are sponsored by Newaygo County People For Peace, Group Engage, and several individuals. Help support NCPP and Rivera Sun. If you can not participate but would like to provide a scholarship or help defray the expenses of bringing Rivera to Michigan please email email@example.com.
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Ms. Sun is the co-founder of the Love-In Action Network, a nationwide set of nonviolent study and action groups and the social media director for Pace e Bene/Campaign Nonviolence.
Rivera regularly teaches workshops on strategic nonviolent actions. She is the author of three social protest novels, The Dandelion Insurrection, Billionaire Buddha, and Steam Drills, Treadmills, and Shooting Stars as well as nine theatrical plays, a book of poetry and a nonfiction study guide that accompanies the fiction work of The Dandelion Insurrection. To learn more about Rivera visit her website: www.riverasun.com.