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International Day of Peace Lecture

9/12/2013
 
The Kucera Center invites you to create a culture of peace by participating in a city-wide celebration of the International Day of Peace on Friday, Sept. 20 and Saturday, Sept. 21.

On Friday, Sept. 20 at 7:00pm, Rev. Phillip Lawson will speak in the Alumni Campus Center Ballroom titled Nonviolence in the Cause of Justice Today.  Lawson will reflect on the connections between civil rights struggles of the past and the continuing need to transform our culture of violence into one of nonviolence.

Since its 1981 inception, the Peace Day has marked humanity’s personal and planetary progress toward peace. The celebration has grown to include millions of people in all parts of the world through events ranging in scale from private gatherings to public events with wide attendance.


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