Subject - "Why World Peace is Possible: Exploring the Anatomy of Violence and War"
Sponsored by Bishop Walter F. Sullivan Pax Christi Community of Hampton Roads
Paul K. Chappell, Director, Nuclear Age Peace FoundationPaul K. Chappell, a West Point graduate, Iraq War veteran, and former US army captain who serves as Peace Leadership Director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, offers a new vision of hope, radical empathy, and a world beyond violence and war. Chappell grew up in Alabama with a Korean immigrant mother and a part African-American/part Caucasian father who suffered extreme war trauma from combat roles in both the Korean and Vietnam wars. Growing up in a violent household, Chappell now teaches the powerful form of leadership practiced by Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr., grounded in nonviolence skills and action. He has authored a seven book series, “Road to Peace.”
Time: Saturday, October 1st, 1– 2:20 p.m.
Location: Location: Monumental Chapel
Town Hall Discussion
Subject - "Standing Together in a Culture of Fear Town Hall Discussion".
Time: 2:30 - 4 pm
Location: Boyd Dining Hall
Largest Drum Circle in the World
Arthur Lopez from DrumYourDream.com will lead this global event, accompanied by other drummers. The intent is Arthur Lopez, Facilitator, Organizer, Instructor, Drum Your Dream Saturday, October 1 l 3:306 p.m. Jane P. Batten Student Center, The Grille Arthur Lopez, of “Drum Your Dream,” will lead a rhythmbased shared experience designed to gather the community and to— togetherdrum for peace. The drum circle is ongoing and everyone is invited to join, regardless of musical ability or age. Hand percussion instruments will be available, or you may bring your own. No drumming experience is required./">Facebook Event posting
Time: 4 - 5:30 pm
Location: Batten Center Grill
Location: Aerobics Room
YogaTime: 3 - 4 pm
Location: Aerobics RoomStanding Together Concert: Emceed by Nathan Richardson, Award Winning Performance Poet and Author Saturday, October 1 l 6:169 p.m. Jane P. Batten Student Center, The Grille This evening of music and performances includes: · Sharon Silverstein & The Peace Project – An accomplished singer/songwriter and Kirtan artist, Sharon Silverstein moves people to a greater selfawareness, unity, and world peace through sacred songs in an upbeat, motivational folk/rock style. · Teens with A Purpose – · Atumpan – A resident performance company at the Crispus Attucks Cultural Center led by founding members LaQuita Marie Staten and Corey the Talented Blind Guy. The ensemble combines music, storytelling, and dance. · Hampton Roads Boy’s Choir – · 3 Lives 4 Peace – A once only group that includes Bob Young, a retired teacher, therapist, and poet; Charles Clarke, a world class musician who plays multiple classical exotic instruments; and Rick Mateo, a session drummer and founder of the One Love Festival