2012

Peace Sunday/Peace Fest 2012 is presented by the Unity-and-Diversity World Council along with numerous other co-sponsoring and participating organizations.  It is a transformative weekend-long celebration and educational Peace Convergence* (see description below) to help awaken humanity for a sustainable and evolving world. PS/PF 2012 includes an outdoor exhibit of various peace/justice, interfaith/spiritual, environmental, humanitarian organizations and other relevant products and services. 

                

FRIDAY 21st   

5.30 p.m. – 7 pm

REGISTRATION, DINNER & BOOTH TIME
Boxed Persian meal $6. Please pre-order – vegetarian/non-vegetarian.

7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

WELCOME CEREMONY, INDIGENOUS SACRED CEREMONY, INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE PROGRAM, CELEBRATION, INTERFAITH PANEL, MUSIC, INTRODUCTION TO SATURDAY’S PEACE CONVERGENCE.

Interfaith leaders on “Building a Culture of Peace” panel include:

Rev. Dr. Gwynne Guibord (Guibord Center)
Father Alexie Smith (Los Angeles Catholic Archdiocese)
Rabbi Stan Levy (B’nai Horin)
Ravi Singh (Khalsa Peace Corp.)
Dr. Sadegh Namazikhah (IMAN Center)
Rev. Tasnim Hermila Fernandez (Sufi Order)

SATURDAY 22nd

8.30 a.m. to 9 am

Registration and BOOTH TIME

9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

PEACE CONVERGENCE PROCESS
with scheduled breaks. Lunch will be $6.
Boxed Persian vegetarian/non-vegetarian. Pre-order.

An all day Peace Convergence process is being launched this year as part of the Peace Sunday/Peace Fest 2012 program and will be held on Sat., Sept. 22nd. The Peace Convergence is a process where by participants choose to explore their interests and activities in 1 of the 12 different sectors of peace-building, so that we can share ideas and ways to support each other in “Building a Culture of Peace.”

In the coming year, following the Peace Sunday/Peace Fest weekend, a different sector of the peace wheel will be featured each month, as part of a peace education process, leading up to next year’s Peace Fest weekend. A more detailed description of the convergence is available by clicking here.

CONVERGENCE FACILITATORS and their Peace Sectors are:

Dr. Sarah Larsen (Health, Healing, Nutrition),
Ryland Engelhart (Alternative Economics/Business),
Simran Kaur Khalsa (Inner Peace/Spiritual Awareness),
Andre and Debrah van Zyl (Arts and the Media),
Ruth Broyde Sharone (Intercultural Interfaith Dialog),
Rini Ghosh (End War/Sustain Peace),
Sande Hart (Women’s Issues/ Gender and Family),
Jamilla Azanni (Youth),
Dr. Anthony Manousos (Non Violence),
Jim Stewart (Peace with the Earth),
Rebecca Tobias (Peace Education)
Susan Stouffer (Social Justice, Human Rights, Government)
William Welch (Science & Spirituality)

>> After you have registered for the conference, please be sure to fill out & send in the Convergence Sector Selection form.

 

SUNDAY 23rd  

9 am – 10 am

BOOTH TIME

10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

INTERFAITH SERVICE

12 p.m to 2 pm

Vegetarian lunch served by Brahma Kumaris (by donation) and BOOTH TIME

2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

PEACE SUNDAY PROGRAM & PEACE SUNDAY/PEACE FEST 2012 Finale
Includes inspirational speakers, music, poetry and multimedia,

Our KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ARE
Riane Eisler, James O’Dea and Stephen Rohde.

MUSIC by Agape International Choir, Larisa Stow and Shakti TribeStephen Longfellow Fiske and others.

 !!!  SPECIAL PROMOTION expires SEPT. 10th  !!!