Join activists from around the state and around the world for the
4TH ANNUAL NH CULTURE OF PEACE CONFERENCE
Saturday, March 3rd, 2012
at Keene State College
This year’s theme is “Advancing Understanding, Tolerance and Solidarity” inspired by the United Nations’ Culture of Peace initiative.
9:30am: Opening Ceremony/Ritual for Peace, KSC Student Center
10:00am: Keynote by Dottie Morris, KSC Chief Officer for Diversity and Multiculturalism
10:30am: Annual Peace March from KSC Archway to Keene Central Square.
11:45:00 am: LUNCH & FREE MUSIC: politically-rooted singer-songwriter Pamela Means (Click for samples); Resource Sharing, Music & Lunch (bring your own or purchase in Student Center), KSC Mabel Brown Room, Student Center
1:00-2:15 pm: Workshop Sessions I – Click for descriptions
2:30-3:45 pm: Workshop Sessions II – Click for descriptions
4:00-5:15 pm: Workshop Sessions III – Click for descriptions
5:30: Plenary Gathering and Next Steps (Mabel Brown Room), Concluding Recommendations/Intention Setting.
6:00 pm: Closing Ceremony/Ritual: Chanting and Drumming for Peace, Mabel Brown Room or outside.
*FREE LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES* In the KSC Student Center Mabel Brown Room
6:45-7:30 pm: Ka! – Inspirational World Drumming & Chanting
7:30 pm: Simba – Afro-Cuban Funk/SKA band with social justice themes – Click for samples
Cosponsors include the KSC School Counseling Program, Global Education Office, Sexual Violence Prevention & Education Program, New Hampshire Peace Action, KSC Fair Trade Club, Keene Peace Vigil, Cheshire Mediation LLC, Veterans for Peace, Monadnock Sustainability Network, the Sustainability Project, Mothers Uniting, September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows and a Pepsi Grant.
For information or to request accommodations for a disability, please call 603-358-2768.