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Welcome to Three Days of Peace

The Newark Peace Education Summit is a three day conference focusing on peacemaking practices from around the world. It features panels and workshops with:

His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama,

Newark Mayor Cory Booker,

Somaly Mam,

Nobel Laureates and peace advocates from a broad cross section of cultures, disciplines and perspectives.

Together we will explore programs, policies, and methods used by communities to establish peace, why and how they work, and how to replicate them in America and around the world. The summit  will be held at the NJPAC (New Jersey Performing Art Center) in Newark, New Jersey, May 13-15, 2011.

His Holiness.. The Dalai Lama

Do not miss this precious opportunity to help make the world a better place.  EXPLORE THE PROGRAM

Day One

Friday May 13

9:00am – 10:40am 

Peace Within Panel

10:45am – 12:15pm
Peace Workshops I

12:15pm – 1:30pm Lunch

1:30pm–3:30pm
Peace in the Home Panel
3:30pm–5:00pm
Peace Workshops II

Welcome

From Honorary Summit Host Mayor Cory Booker
This moment in Newark holds a once in a generation opportunity for authentic education reform. Recognizing this, our residents are contributing their wisdom by taking part in the most comprehensive community outreach and engagement plan in this City’s history…
From Robert A.F. Thurman
Summit Co-Convener
Welcome one and all to the Newark Peace Education Summit lead by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and fellow Nobel Peace Laureates Shirin Ebadi and Jody Williams. His Holiness is consistently ranked by international polls among the top ten most popular leaders…

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Reflections On Peace
By: Jonathan Granoff
Peace is not a static state. It dynamic, interacting with the world of conflict and change all the while maintaining its roots in the inner light of the soul. First, there is the intention to have and be peace. This is private, sincere, silent and deep. Take some time for this discovery…

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Peace Hero of the week

Gloria Gilbert Stoga

Our hero this week is Gloria Gilbert Stoga – President of Puppies Behind Bars, Inc.

Back in 1990, Gloria and her husband adopted a Labrador Retriever, from one of the most prestigious guide dog schools in North America. ‘Arrow’ had been on his way to becoming a guide dog but…

Peace Quotes

Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Day Two

Saturday May 14

9:00 am – 10:30am
Peace in Education Panel
10:35am – 12:05pm
Peace Workshops III
12:05pm – 1:30pm LUNCH
1:30pm – 3:00pm
Peace in the Community Panel
3:00pm – 4:30pm
Nobel Peace Laureates
Keynote Presentation

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Day Three

Sunday May 15

9:00am – 11:00am
Peace in the World Panel
11:05am – 12:35pm
Peace Workshops IV
12:35pm – 2:00pm LUNCH
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Peace With the Planet Panel
4:00pm – 5:00pm
Closing Ceremony

This event is being produced by Tibet House US and co-convened by The Drew A. Katz Foundation.

Lead support for the Newark Peace Education Summit has been provided by

MCJ Amelior Foundation, Lewis Katz, and Anonymous.

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