TEACH PEACE CONFERENCE
April 9-10, 2010
"Where are the Rs in PEACE?"
Rethinking Education, Restoring Justice, Respecting Environment
Intergenerational Peace Cafe - Friday, April 9th, 7pm-10:30pm
Location: Robert Taylor Community Center, 1845 34th Street
Do you care about peace and justice? Do you want to make a positive
difference in your community? Well come out and celebrate with
others who feel the same way. The Peace Education and Action
Center will be hosting a Peace Café to kickoff their second annual
Teach Peace Conference. No boring keynote address here, instead
an evening devoted to building relationships and sharing good things
that are taking place in our schools. Participants will learn more
about Peace Jam, Unity Days, and SoulSpeak through interactive
activities. Plus they’ll see a sneak preview of the Booker High School
musical Side Show, participate in a music jam and dances of
The Peace Café is free and open to the public, but advance
registration is encouraged.
Conference Workshops - Saturday, April 10th, 8:30am-6pm
Location: PEACenter, 3139 57th Street, Sarasota.
8:30am-9am: Registration and Continental Breakfast
9am-9:30am: General SessionLUNCH BREAK (Vegan lunch provided by food not bombs)
9:45am - 11:15am: Break Out Session: Workshop #1
11:30 - 1pm: Break Out Session: Workshop #2
1:30- 2:45pm - Keynote Address:
Restorative Justice: Principles & Applications
3:30 - 5pm: Break Out Session: Workshop #3
5:15 - 6pm : Sharing and Wrap up
All Day -- Weaving a Sculpture of Peace Collaborative Art Project
We will provide the framework and supplies to create an enlarged version
of the letters in the "peace" to serve as a 3-dimensional topiary word.
Vine sculpture recycles natural materials in simple and fun activity.
Instructions and guidance will be available, during the 2nd annual
Teach, but anyone can be an artist when working
with this medium known as "grape arbor vine." Joining in the project
is free and open to the public.
FOR WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS, CLICK HERE.
FOR BIOS OF WORKSHOP PRESENTERS, CLICK HERE.
Cost for the Conference:
Friday Night: FREE
Saturday Workshops: $25/advance, $35/door, includes
continental breakfast and lunch, Teachers and Students: FREE
To Register, Click here.
The Teach Peace Conference is an educational event aimed to bring together individuals from all sectors
of the community for the following goals:
1. To share and to learn with each other how we teach and make peace in our formal and informal environments.
2. To create new strategies for teaching and making peace at home, in school, in the workplace and in the world.
3. To encourage research, education and action towards building a positive culture of peace in our world.