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The Art and Science of Peacemaking

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The Art and Science of Peacemaking

Time: May 21, 2009 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Wise Awakening Orca Room
Street: 314 E. Holly St.
City/Town: Bellingham
Website or Map: http://www.bions.net
Event Type: presentation
Organized By: Cyndy Sheldon
Latest Activity: May 21, 2009

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Bellingham IONS presents

The Art and Science of Peacemaking

with Sarah van Gelder,
Executive Editor of YES! Magazine



May 21, 2009

7.00 - 9.00 PM
Doors open at 6.30 PM

Orca Room, Wise Awakening
314, East Holly Street, Bellingham

The art and science of war are well developed. But there is an art and science of peace that is just as sophisticated, and requires skill, maturity, and understanding of human capacities and history. Peacemaking is far more than the absence of violence - it is the presence of compassion and justice.

Sarah van Gelder is co-founder and executive editor of YES! Magazine, based on Bainbridge Island. YES! is an award-winning, ad-free, nonprofit publication and website that supports people's active engagement in building a just and sustainable world.

The heart of our work is to spotlight practical possibilities for deep shifts in our society.
We inspire people to say YES!
We support and connect individuals and communities working for a just and sustainable world.
We reframe issues, reflect diverse human-scale stories, and offer tools for people to use and to pass along.

Suggested donation $5. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

For questions, contact Cyndy Sheldon, cyndy.sheldon@comcast.net
Details: www.bions.net, www.yesmagazine.org
Please remember to take a look at our website, for more information about IONS.

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