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Close the SOA & Challenge Unjust Foreign Policy: Engage Nonviolence Workshops PDF Print E-mail
Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service is partnering with School of the Americas Watch to offer workshops to colleges, universities, and high schools across the United States. These workshops will explore nonviolence and nonviolent action in the context of the issue of the SOA and students? role in the movement to close it.

The Engage Workshop:
The Engage workshop engages participants in a dynamic, experiential, interactive process, introducing students to the vision, spirituality and tools of transformative nonviolence.

Engage also:
- opens up space for you to explore your experiences of violence and creative ways that you can transform these situations.
- invites you to delve deeply into nonviolence as a spiritual
discipline, a way of life, and a powerful force that can help to create a more just and peaceful society.
- offers tools that you can use in your everyday lives, on your
campuses, and in movements for nonviolent social change,
especially in the movement to close the SOA and challenge
unjust foreign policy.


Some Schools/Groups we?ve recently worked with include:
? C.O.O.L. Idealist National Conference 2006, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
? School of Americas Watch 2005
? Jesuit University Students Together in Concerned Empowerment,
Loyola University, Chicago
? University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
? Pax Christi USA: National Assembly and Young Adult Forum
? Regis College, Denver, CO
? Marquette Univ., Milwaukee, WI

Logistics and fees:
Students can organize and host a workshop in their own school,
or attend a workshop hosted by another school in their local or
regional area. Workshops can vary in length in order to meet
different needs and interests of the host student group. In addition to the fees listed below, the hosting group covers
travel and lodging expenses for the two facilitators. Lodging can be home stay. If necessary, we are open to negotiating the fees listed.
One Day Workshop (Fee: $1,000)
Weekend Workshop (Fee: $1,500)

For more information, or to schedule a workshop or training,
contact Lindsay Martin at lindsay(at)paceebene.org or 510-268-8765

Also, visit our website: http://www.paceebene.org
 

Contact us

SOA Watch
733 Euclid Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

phone: 202-234-3440
email: info@soaw.org