Cultural Awareness and Conflict Transformation
A Winter Workshop

Sunday, December 6, 2015 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Saint Mary’s College of CA, Claeys Lounge, Soda Center, Moraga, CA

 

We are pleased to present a day-long “Pay What You Can” workshop involving cross cultural dialogue and conflict transformation skill sets and a training on Kingian nonviolence (part II). We are the Association for Dispute Resolution of Northern California and Saint Mary’s College of California Leadership Studies Programs in collaboration with East Point Peace Academy, CLAIMIN’ VOICE! (Women of Color Talking Circle), The Legacy Project (a multicultural education program) and Welcome to the Table (local chapter of Coming to the Table).

 

MORNING SESSION:

WHAT'S YOUR STORY?  BEARING WITNESS TO MULTICULTURAL MEDIATION
Facilitated by Toni Renee Battle, Principal Consultant, “Embrace Diversity…Embrace Success”

  • Storytelling as testimony in mediation, “You say you hear me, But, Can you FEEL Me?”
  • The importance of “bearing witness” in multicultural mediation processes

 

THE HARRIET WHITMAN LEE PARTNERSHIP AWARD PRESENTATION, and

THE PROMISE AWARD PRESENTATION

 

AFTERNOON SESSION:

KINGIAN NONVIOLENCE TRAINING, PART II

Conflict transformation training based upon Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s philosophy and methodology of Nonviolence. Facilitated by Theresa Guy Moran, Mica Stumpf and Cynthia Gutierrez, East Point Peace Academy.

  •  An analysis and exploration of how to de-escalate conflict
  • Kingian Nonviolence -- how to engage with conflict and transform it

 

Both segments are follow-up programs to our highly acclaimed workshop on these topics last year. This year’s segments are appropriate for new and returning participants.

 

This is a Pay What You Can, Pay It Forward Event, and Open to All. Complimentary morning light-refreshments will be provided. Saint Mary’s Café Luis is available for lunch items or you may bring your own bagged or boxed lunch. This event is expected to fill quickly! Please Register by December 5th.

Registration

A donation of $75 or more includes a one-year ADRNC membership!

PAY WHAT YOU CAN