For anyone that is in the Boston area next Tuesday, I should be going to this event! :)
Hope to see you there
Aziz Abu Sarah, leading Palestinian peacemaker
Marc, Aziz , and Scott will be speaking Tuesday night in Boston. See the details below. Please come, or send others who you know in New England!
“Positive Change: Peace Steps that Can Make a Difference in the Middle East”
Come Tuesday night and get first hand inside information on the situation both in Syria and Palestine from two leading experts on the practice of citizen diplomacy and peacebuilding in the region. The Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution, GMU, is engaged in vital work from Damascus to Jerusalem, but we need you to participate in developing a social network for positive change domestically and globally. The speakers: Aziz Abu Sarah, CRDC’s new director of Middle East Projects and a native of Jerusalem and Hebron, is one of the most important pioneers of nonviolent resistance and peacebuilding in Palestine who has received warm responses from hundreds of Jewish audiences, and Dr. Marc Gopin has just publishedTo Make the Earth Whole: The Art of Citizen Diplomacy in An Age of Religious Militancy, http://www.marcgopin.com/?page_id=2027 , that will give you an exclusive look into five years of work inside Syria, Washington, and Jerusalem. CRDC’s Managing Director Scott Cooper will be on hand to introduce you to how you can participate in CRDC’s work of developing a social network of positive cultural peacebuilding in and between the countries of the region and the United States, especially through training, curricular development, virtual social network building, and the encouragement of peace partners and citizen diplomats.
Where: Temple Beth Zion, 1566 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA 02446
When: 7pm, Tuesday June 30
Information: Scott, 5712360380