If you haven't signed up yet for Saturday's conference in San Jose, now is
the time to do so. Our Silicon Valley Dept of Peace group is doing an
intergenerational workshop Imagine a Culture of Peace, shown below in the
World section of the program. Participants will be asked to express
artistically (poetry, drawing, etc.) how they imagine a culture of peace to
look. George Bernard Shaw said:
"Imagination is the beginning of creation:
you imagine what you desire;
you will what you imagine;
and at last you create what you will."
Especially now, after yesterday's tragic explosion of violence in Virginia
and everyday in Iraq, we must do all we can to carry the vision of
Please forward this announcement to others you know who may be interested in
carrying the vision.
From: Diane Myers-Lipton [mailto:diane@...
Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2007 12:35 AM
Subject: Carry the Vision Community Nonviolence Conference
5th Annual Carry the Vision Community Nonviolence Conference
Saturday, April 21, 2007
Participating Organization Update
April 16, 2007
Dear Mike Abkin,
Next Saturday 50 organizations are coming together to "Carry the Vision"!
The work of non-violence is especially important today and I am encouraged
that we will be together at Evergreen College.
Please forward this email to you networks to ensure all who would like to
Attendees will need a badge to enter the conference, so please ask your
attendees to sign up via the web TODAY! Attendees can pay on-line or at the
Group Attendees: Please forward your attendee names to me so we can have
the badges pre-made. diane@...
Directions Evergreen Valley College [Map - click
3095 Yerba Buena Rd, San Jose, CA
US-101 South; exit Capital Expy/Yerba Buena; Keep left; Merge East on to
Capital; right on Silver Creek Rd; left at Yerba Buena. Look for signs!
Parking is free & Childcare is available!
Child care for ages 5 - 12 provided by the East Valley YMCA. $20 includes
lunch and nonviolence learning activities. Pay at the door. Please
register by calling 408-535-4908.
Informational TABLES are still available! 26 organizations have asked for a
table. If you would like one, please let me know today.
Keynote Address: Yolanda King
11:00 a.m. YOUTH LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
11:15 a.m. MORNING SESSION
Nonviolence Peaceforce Training
Imagine a Culture of Peace
Strategies for Interrupting Prejudice
Human Needs and Human Rights
12:30 p.m. LUNCH:
Langar provided by the San Jose Sikh Gurdwara
1:30 p.m. AFTERNOON SESSION
for all conference participants
Keynote Address: Azim Khamisa
Community Dialog Process
4:15 p.m. CLOSING SESSION
Simple and Profound Commitments
Thank you and we look forward to your participation. If you have any
questions, I am happy to assist.
For the Carry the Vision Team,
510-508-5383 - cell
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Download a Flyer
Register to Volunteer
For the entire List of our Participating Organizations
A heartfelt thank you to our Sponsor Organizations
Leading Change Consulting
Don Imwalle (Imwalle Properties)
Jan and Dick Rathmann
Larry and Jill Lauro
Live the Dream Foundation
The David Heagerty Companies
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Association of Santa Clara Valley
Bad Boys Bail Bonds
Community Leader ($500+)
The Riding Company
South Bay Islamic Association
The Steinberg Group
A-1 Fence, Inc.
Caskey Country Club Properties
East Valley YMCA
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
L'amour Des Bauettes
South Bay Islamic Association
Event Sponsors ($1,000+)
Evergreen Valley College
San Jose Police Officers Association
SCC Office of Human Relations
Kuechler and Ivonne Montes de Oca
Davidson Family Foundation
Braddock & Logan
Corporate Community Sponsors ($2,000+)
Times Media Inc.
California Waste Solution
Summer Hill Homes
Jain Center of Northern California
San Jose Sikh Gurdwara
Youth Leadership Summit Sponsor ($5,000+)
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