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Nonviolence and Social Change Training Coming Up in California

The African Diaspora Foundation, PeaceWeb Southwest & The Center for Prosperous Living’s Academy for World Peace & World Prosperity are sponsoring a two-day training event on Nonviolence and Social Change. This event will be led by Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr. Dr. LaFayette has been a Civil Rights Movement activist, minister, educator, lecturer, and is an authority on the strategy of nonviolent social change. Martin Luther King, Jr. appointed him to be the National Program Administrator for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and National Coordinator of the 1968 Poor Peoples’ Campaign. He co-founded the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in 1960. The training will take place April 24 & 25, 2006 from 9 am – 4 pm at the Aliso Creek Inn – 31106 South Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, California. The registration fee for the 2-day training is $230 (postmarked by April 5). After April 5, the registration rate increases to $260. For ministers, church & spiritual center board members, members of AGNT, ANTN, UCRS, RSI, EINEPS, Dept. of Peace, PeaceWeb, and other peace-focused organizations, they are offering discounts of $30. Group discounts are also available. To register, go to www.theadf.com. For more information, contact PeaceWeb Southwest: 520-991-6781 or peaceweb@apeacemaker.net or The Center for Prosperous Living: 949-715-0294 lagunabeach-cpl@cox.net

Amy Lang
Amy Lang is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions at the University of British Columbia. She wrote her dissertation on British Columbia’s groundbreaking Citizens’ Assembly process, and is currently doing follow-up research on the Ontario Citizens’ Assembly.

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