Welcome to this listing of events for 2020.

We are pleased to offer this detailed listing of all the events for Peace Week 2020. A sincere thank you to all the event organizers whose community commitment makes this possible.

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Saturday, September 19th

Visionary Peace Youth Art Exhibition

Date/Time: 09/19/2020 - 10/11/2020 at All Day

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Pacem in Terris

Collaborating Organization(s): Pacem in Terris http://www.depaceminterris.org

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Carolyn302-656-2721cb@depaceminterris.org

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Youth from numerous local schools and organizations provide visual and written answers to the questions, “What does peace look like?” “What does the world look like that you want to live in?” This virtual exhibit opens September 19th and remains open through October 11th.

Enjoy the art at: https://prezi.com/view/wdM7tSl8jjV2X5RpdPUf/

Listen to My Art: A Visionary Peace Virtual Art Exhibition

Date/Time: 09/19/2020 - 10/11/2020 at All Day

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Pacem in Terrishttp://www.depaceminterris.org,

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Carolyn302-656-2721cb@depaceminterris.org

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This exhibition gives adults in our community the opportunity to utilize artistic expression as not only a way to heal the heart, but to also visualize – then actualize – what peace looks like for our community. The call for art expanded to include work that brings to light institutional racism. This exhibition can be accessed from Sept. 19-Oct. 11.

Access to the virtual gallery: https://prezi.com/view/2uGijjIzi9oLzgGzra2V/

Friday, October 2nd

Discussing Non-Violent Wilmington with Jeffrey Lott

Date/Time: 10/02/2020 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Congregation Beth Emethhttp://www.bethemethde.org

Questions and Registration (Required): Eliana Hall302-764-2393ehall@bethemethde.org

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Activist, Jeffrey Lott, will discuss Non-Violent Wilmington. Our Peace Week event coincides with Sukkot, giving us the opportunity to discuss justice, peace, and nonviolence, as we immerse ourselves in the Jewish values of welcoming guests and the love of personal growth.

Registration required: https://congregationbethemeth.shulcloud.com/event/sukkot-program–dinner.html

Links will be emailed to  registrants several days before the event.

Saturday, October 3rd

Generations for Racial Justice: A Call for Photographs

Date/Time: 10/03/2020 - 10/11/2020 at All Day

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Pacem in Terrishttps://www.depaceminterris.org

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Carolyn Bitzer302-656-2721

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Call for Photos! Submit a photograph highlighting your participation in protests for racial justice in the U.S. This virtual exhibition will showcase the struggle for racial justice across multiple generations and runs Nov 15-30.

To submit photos or to review guidelines: https://prezi.com/view/OrUpZ1p5ehQw5pWHu0pM/

“John Lewis: Good Trouble” film screening

Date/Time: 10/03/2020 - 10/10/2020 at All Day

Location: Virtual Event

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“John Lewis: Good Trouble” is a poignant documentary that chronicles the moments in a civil rights activist and U.S. representative’s life that have shaped his place in American history. The film follows his life through interviews and rare archival footage.

Note that UUSD is hosting a Discussion of this film on Saturday, October 10; for more information, the link is:  http://www.peaceweekdelaware.org/events/discussion-of-john- lewis-documentary-good-trouble/
There will also be a discussion for a teen audience on Sunday, October 11, the link is: http://www.peaceweekdelaware.org/events/discussion-of-john-lewis-good-trouble-teen-edition/

If you haven’t seen the film and would like to watch it before joining a discussion, we offer the following options

Racial Justice Healing Circle

Date/Time: 10/03/2020 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Delaware Transformative Justicehttp://charitocalvachi.com/

Collaborating Organization(s): The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew & Matthew (SsAM)www.ssam.org

Questions and Registration (Required): Charito Calvachi-Mateyko717-951-0905charitocw@aol.com

Description:

Circle, a journey for your entire being in the presence of those who treasure you as a human being. Together we can be enlightened with each other’s wisdom. Bring your wholeness: Your beautiful mind, your authentic heart, your lively body, and omnipresent spirit. Please commit to completing the full 2-hour program.

Links will be sent to registrants via email several days before the event.

UUSD Cares Drive Through Collection for the Homeless

Date/Time: 10/03/2020 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location: UUs of Southern DE

Organization(s): Unitarian Universalist Society of Southern Delawarehttp://www.uussd.org

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Susan O’Brien302-827-4463Sbrn707@gmail.com

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We will conduct a “Drive – Through” Donation Event to collect backpacks and personal and non-perishable food items to dispense to members of our homeless community with a goal of sharing peace, justice and generosity with our homeless neighbors.

Pathways to Peace: Opening Ourselves to Uncomfortable Conversations about Race

Date/Time: 10/03/2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Resurrection Catholic Churchhttp://www.resurrectionde.org

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Debbie302-368-0146dseymour@resurrectionde.org

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This event centers around viewing a selection of short, highly acclaimed videos hosted by Emmanuel Acho titled, “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man.” With thoughtfulness, solid information, and clarity, Acho provides insights into numerous topics that will help us approach meaningful conversations around race.  We will have discussion time to share our questions and our thoughts as we begin our journey of listening more intently, sharing more openly, and understanding more humbly the important questions of race. Links will be sent to registrants via email several days before the event. Register in advance at: https://resurrectionde.org/peaceweek

Sunday, October 4th

YWCA Dialogue to Action-Conversation Series: Sussex

Date/Time: 10/04/2020 - 11/11/2020 at All Day

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Southern DE Alliance for Racial Justicewww.sdarj.org

Collaborating Organization(s): YWCA-DEwww.ywcade.org

Questions and Registration (Required): Don Peterson703-963-1871https://www.ywcade.org/what-we-do/rsj/

Description:

The Southern DE Alliance for Racial Justice will kick off a 6-week series of facilitated conversations about race, racism and moving into action. This is a series of 6 2-hour sessions starting during Peace Week.  There will be 3-4 sessions at various times and days.

To register or learn more about the program visit: https://www.ywcade.org/what-we-do/rsj/

Sharon Katz & The Peace Train Performs

Date/Time: 10/04/2020 at 10:30 am - 11:45 am

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Awakened Heart Spiritual Centerhttp://www.AwakenedHeart.net

Questions and Registration (Required): Dave Jones302-525-0021 option 1awakenedheartde@gmail.com

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In1992 the first, 500-voice mixed race choir was created in South Africa to break through apartheid’s barriers. The goal of Sharon Katz & The Peace Train has been to spread Nelson Mandela’s dream of justice & equality. The Peace Train message has travel to Cuba, USA, Mexico & beyond.

Event links will be sent to registrants via email several days before the event.

Peace Week Conversation with Matt Meyer and Kim Tull

Date/Time: 10/04/2020 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): St. Philips Lutheran Churchhttps://www.stphilips.us/

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Emma410-375-8133emkwagner@gmail.com

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Please join us for a conversation with County Executive Matt Meyer and Peace Week Chairperson Kim Tull to learn more about the history and events of Peace Week. Learn what it is, why it’s especially important now, and how to get involved.
There will be a time at the end for Q&A and conversation.

Registration is required: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4CA9AF2EA1FB6-peace

Virtual links will be sent to registrants via email several days before the event.

Knights of St. Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary Peace Service

Knights of Peter

Date/Time: 10/04/2020 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Knights of St. Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliaryhttp://stjosephfrenchst.org

Collaborating Organization(s): St. Joseph's RC Church

Questions and Registration (Not needed): LaVaida302-547-3227cokparish@aol.com

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We will host a prayer service asking for the strength and the courage to put our faith into action in order to effect change in our communities.  We join the community in our quest for peace and justice in our neighborhoods, our state and our world through friendship, unity and Christian charity. This event will be livestreamed. You can access it at:

Creating Peaceful Community Through the Arts

Date/Time: 10/04/2020 at 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Location: Center for the Creative Art

Organization(s): Center for Spiritual Living Delawarehttp://www.centerforspirituallivingde.com

Collaborating Organization(s): Center for the Creative Arts and Baha'i Faith Community in Hockessin www. ccarts.org

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Rev. Dr. Kathleen Johnson302-635-7316revdrkathleen@gmail.com

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We are building collaborative relationships among our diverse communities for a more peaceful, just world. Dedication ceremony of Peace Garden, Yoga Sessions, Arts and Crafts, Art Walk, Labyrinth, Ole Tapa Food Truck, Optional Donations for CCArts.

Peace of Mind, Know Justice, Know Peace

Date/Time: 10/04/2020 at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Location: Academy for Peace

Organization(s): Academy for Peace, Stop The Violence Coalition Inc.

Collaborating Organization(s): People to People Delaware Chapterhttps://www.ptpde.org

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Dr.Jay302-384-0156janeairmacklin@aol.com

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This event will explore Community Mental Health addressed through youth voice and community conversations. The ‘Peace of Mind’ art mural by 7god will be displayed.

Enjoy artwork from the People to People Youth Art Project created by middle school students from the Boys and Girls Club and inspired by the message ‘Know Justice, Know Peace’. Students explored themes of social justice and the Black Lives Matter movement.  For a slide show of the Youth Art Project: visit, https://ptpde.org/special-programs/

This is an outdoor event with controlled access to the indoor parts of the exhibition.  Out of respect for our community safety, social distancing, wearing of masks and any other recommendations suggested by the Governor will  be practiced.

Help From the Heart Collection

Date/Time: 10/04/2020 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Epworth United Methodist Church

Organization(s): Epworth United Methodist Churchhttp://www.eumcrb.org

Collaborating Organization(s): Seaside Jewish Communityhttp://www.seasidejewishcommunity.com/

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Dottie Outlanddottioutland@verizon.com

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This drive in/drop off event of food and personal care items will benefit neighbors in need across Sussex County. We ask that everyone stay in their cars, with donations preferably in the trunk. Please wear a mask or keep you windows up when talking with volunteers.

Other collection dates are: Tuesday, October 6,  9 -12 and Thursday, October 8,  2-5.

For information on items needed: http://www.seasidejewishcommunity.com/pdfs/Help_from_the_Heart.pdf

Spirit to Action: Nonviolence Workshop

Date/Time: 10/04/2020 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Nonviolent Wilmingtonhttp://www.nonviolentwilmington.org

Collaborating Organization(s): Pacem in Terris Delawarehttp://depaceminterris.org

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Jeff302-690-5489nonviolentwilm@gmail.com

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Free 2-hour virtual workshop with noted trainers, authors, and advocates, Veronica Pelicaric and Rivera Sun. Explore nonviolence to self, nonviolence to all others, and nonviolence to the earth and its creatures—all in pursuit of peace and justice. Details at http://www.nonviolentwilmington.com/peaceweek

Register(required) at: http://bit.ly/nonviolentwilm

Links will be sent via email to registrants several days before the event.

Monday, October 5th

Peace Week Grab & Go Kit

Date/Time: 10/05/2020 - 10/10/2020 at All Day

Location: Kirkwood Library-NCC

Organization(s): Kirkwood Library

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Elisabeth302-995-7663elisabeth.simmons@newcastlde.gov

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A packet of activities, games, and booklists about peace for ages 3 – 10 will be available to pick-up at the Kirkwood Library.

Yoga Shalom

Date/Time: 10/05/2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Seaside Jewish Community

Questions and Registration (Required): Reb Lisa443-824-3903RebLisa@yahoo.com

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Join Reb Lisa for Yoga Shalom. Appropriate for all levels. Link will be sent to registrants several days before event.

A Climate of Peace

Date/Time: 10/05/2020 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Delaware Interfaith Power & Lighthttps://delawareipl.org/

Collaborating Organization(s): St. Stephen's Lutheran Church & Church of the Holy Cityhttps://www.saintstephenslutheranchurch.org

Questions and Registration (Required): Lisa616-914-1597llocke@delawareipl.org

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How does protecting the dynamic balance in our natural environment contribute to a dynamic equilibrium within our neighborhoods? How does upheaval in our natural environment contribute to upheaval throughout the planet? Join us for interfaith insights and small group discussions to explore together.  Event link will be sent to registrants by email several days before the event.

Housing Insecurity in Delaware

Date/Time: 10/05/2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Delaware Coalition to Dismantle New Jim Crowhttp://www.endnewjimcrowde.org

Collaborating Organization(s): Building People PowerHttp://www.buildingpeoplepower.com

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Linda302-540-3278ljackson@declasi.org

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Nineteen million households in America, including about 30 percent of all renters pay more than half of their monthly income on housing. This is a key factor in what the government now refers to as “housing insecurity” — a condition in which a person or family’s living situation is tentative, or how close the family might be to homelessness. But what, exactly, does it mean to be “housing insecure?

 Speakers include University of Delaware Professor Dr. Ann Aviles, and Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. Housing Attorney Gilberte Pierre.  The event will conclude with breakout sessions, providing an opportunity to hear from our community and engage volunteers.

Links will be sent to registrants via email several days before the event.

 

Belief as it Relates to Action for Peace

Date/Time: 10/05/2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Epworth United Methodist Church https://www.eumcrb.org/

Collaborating Organization(s): Seaside Jewish Ommunityhttp://www.seasidejewishcommunity.com/

Questions and Registration (Required): Rev. Bo Gordy-Stith302-227-7743Peaceweeksussex@gmail.com

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Peace is a part of many faith traditions. Join a multi- faith panel of local clergy as they discuss how their beliefs relate to taking action for peace.

Links will be sent to registrants several days before the event.

Virtual Finger Labyrinth Walk

Date/Time: 10/05/2020 at 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Labyrinth Team, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newarkhttp://www.uufn.org

Questions and Registration (Required): Karen Barker302-368-2984labyrinth@uufn.org

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Peace in the world begins with peace in your heart. A finger labyrinth walk can help you find calm, gratitude, and peace. We will introduce labyrinths, have a reading and then a meditative time with music to “walk your labyrinth”. RSVP to labyrinth@uufn.org and we will send you a zoom invitation.

Tuesday, October 6th

Help from the Heart Collection

Date/Time: 10/06/2020 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Epworth United Methodist Church

Organization(s): Epworth United Churchwww.eumcrb.org

Collaborating Organization(s): Seaside Jewish Communitywww.seasidejewishcommunity.com

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Emily Eider610-781-4175emilye2287@gmail.com

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This drive in/drop off event of food and personal care items will benefit neighbors in need across Sussex County. We ask that everyone stay in their cards, with donations preferably in the trunk. Please wear a mask or keep your windows up when talking with volunteers.

Other collection dates are: Sunday, October 4, 1-3, and Thursday, October 8,  2-5.

Belle Canto’s Fine Tuning:”Classical Peace Pieces”

Date/Time: 10/06/2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Location: On air, 91.3 FM and www.wvud.org

Organization(s): WVUDhttp://wvud.org

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Belle Canto

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UD Radio station classical music host Belle Canto presents “Classical Peace Pieces” on Fine Tuning, WVUD.ORG, 91.3 FM or the Tune In app.
Enjoy 90 minutes of peace-themed classical music.

 

Mental Health Association in Delaware: Information & Resources

Date/Time: 10/06/2020 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Mental Health Association in Delawarehttp://www.mhainde.org

Collaborating Organization(s): Wilmington Wellness Day- New Way/Wilmington Health Planning Council

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Jason L. ColemanJColeman@mhainde.org

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Addressing Stigma, How to Help, and Important Resources. This session is designed for anyone who would like better understanding of the signs and symptoms of a mental health concern and practical ways to show informed support.

Registration(required):https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pYQibODrRVeBm9Vr8uxgBg

Links will be sent to registrants by email several days before the event.

Transforming Psychological Trauma into Peaceful Resilience

Date/Time: 10/06/2020 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): NAMI Delawarehttps://www.namidelaware.org

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Jenn302-427-0787 x116jford@namide.org

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NAMI Delaware  (National Alliance on Mental IIlness) will share helpful information on how to recognize the impact of trauma and toxic stress on our lives during these uncertain times and how to turn transform into peaceful resilience.
Advance registration is required at: https://pwtraumaresilience.eventbrite.com or https://www.facebook.com/events/3320820461341630

 

Peace Week Book Talk: Well-Read Black Girl by Glory Edim

Date/Time: 10/06/2020 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Delaware City Libraryhttp://DelawareCity.lib.de.us

Questions and Registration (Required): Kirsten302-834-4148https://delawarelibraries.libcal.com/event/7075092

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In honor of Peace Week we’re hosting a discussion on a book dedicated to the stories of black women. We will be discussing Well-Read Black Girl by Gloria Edim. The book talk will take place on Zoom.

Register at: https://delawarelibraries.libcal.com/event/7075092

Links will be sent to registrants by email several days before the event.

Health Challenge Delaware

Date/Time: 10/06/2020 - 10/27/2020 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Progressive Health of Delawarehttps://www.progressivehealthproject.com/

Questions and Registration (Required): Dr. David Donohue302-543-5454drdonohue@gmail.com

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Join us for the second annual Health Challenge Delaware and dedicate 22 days to a healthier planet, a more just and peaceful food system, and a healthier you! Zoom meetings four Tuesdays in October 2020,  6:00pm to 7:30pm, beginning on October 6.
Get support to transition to eating more whole plant foods.

For more information and registration (required) : https://www.progressivehealthproject.com/health-challenge-delaware.

Meet the Author: Paul Butler, Chokehold

Date/Time: 10/06/2020 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Woodlawn Libraryhttps://nccde.org/344/Woodlawn-Library

Collaborating Organization(s): Rt. 9 Library and Innovation Center, Dover Public Library, Laurel Branch Library https://delawarelibraries.libcal.com/calendar/virtuallibraryevents/?cid=9904&t=w&d=0000-00-00&cal=9904&inc=0

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Kim Tull302-395-3878kimberly.tull@newcastlede.gov

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‘I worked as a prosecutor. Then I was arrested. The experience made a man out of me. It made a black man out of me’
Meet Paul Butler, author of “Chokehold: Policing Black Men.” Registration is required:  https://delawarelibraries.libcal.com/event/6868614

What Showing up for Peace can Look Like

Date/Time: 10/06/2020 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Moms Demand Action, Student Demand Actionhttp://www.momsdemandaction.org

Collaborating Organization(s): Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence, March for our Liveshttp://www.decagv.org, https://marchforourlives.com

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Sarah302-543-2278delaware@momschapterleaders.org

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Join Delaware Moms Demand Action, the Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence and Delaware March for our Lives as we look at how we can show up for peace. It will take us all working together to end gun violence, but we can do it. We will be screening “Parkland Rising” and discussing ways to get involved.

Register(required) at: https://secure.ngpvan.com/ic_ZSAQdpEKuzNNBoyGX6w2

Links will be sent via email to all registrants several days prior to the event.

Stand Up for Justice: Tools for Confronting Bias

Date/Time: 10/06/2020 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): ADLhttps://www.adl.org/

Collaborating Organization(s): Seaside Jewish Communityhttp://www.seasidejewishcommunity.com/

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Sara Rosen240-393-2775boysies.rosen@gmail.com

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We encounter bias every day. Do you ever wonder what to say or do to stand up for justice, fairness, kindness and equity for all? Join us for this training to add some great techniques to your toolbox. Breakout groups will allow individuals to tailor it to your needs and ask questions.

Register (required) at: https://adl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJclf-uprjkrEtAEaG2dWWAIOxiG8Ira55Kn

Links will be sent to registrants via email several days before the event.

Hope and Resilience in Times of Toxic Stress

Date/Time: 10/06/2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Wilmington University - Center for Prevention Sciencehttps://www.wilmu.edu/cps/index.aspx

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Debra 302-356-6760debra.l.berke@wilmu.edu

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This presentation will explore using trauma informed principles to enhance hope and resilience and address the impact of trauma and toxic stress on individuals throughout the lifespan.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://wilmu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcldeyrqDgiHtcnnd_DDETrUnz6Q-CdRK3Z  
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

Wednesday, October 7th

(CANCELLED) Hour of Power Interfaith Prayer Service

Date/Time: 10/07/2020 at 12:00 am

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): IMAChttp://www.imacde.org

Collaborating Organization(s): Bethel AME Churchhttps://bethelwilmington.org/

Questions and Registration (Not needed): LaVaida302-547-3227cokparish@aol.com

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Due to circumstances beyond the control of Peace Week Delaware, this event has been cancelled.

Java Time Peace Jam

Date/Time: 10/07/2020 at 7:00 am - 8:30 am

Location: On air, 91.3 FM and www.wvud.org

Organization(s): WVUD

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Shelleymichelejavatime@gmail.com

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Get ready to get your peace jam on! Join Shelley Kelley on the WVUD 91.3FM radio airwaves from 7AM-830AM featuring songs that focus on social justice, unity and peace from artists local and around the world.

Ask a Police Officer

Date/Time: 10/07/2020 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Woodlawn Libraryhttp://nccde.org/woodlawn

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Kim Tull302-395-3878kimberly.tull@newcastlede.gov

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Come meet members of the Wilmington Police Department via Zoom.  Bring all your questions and a bagged lunch!

Registration required: https://delawarelibraries.libcal.com/event/6981370

Staying Calm Amid Chaos

Date/Time: 10/07/2020 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Sigrid Olsen DesignHttps://www.sigridolsen.com

Collaborating Organization(s): Peace WeekSussex County

Questions and Registration (Required): Sigrid Olsen 508-843-8096PeaceWeekSussex@gmail.com

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2020 has been a challenging year in which to maintain inner peace. Sigrid Olsen will lead a time of guided meditation, journaling and open sharing to support us in achieving calm amid chaos. Link will be sent to registrants by email several days before the event.

“Forgiveness In The Time of Corona – Alternatives to Violence Project”

Date/Time: 10/07/2020 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Alternative to Violence Projecthttp://www.avpde.org

Questions and Registration (Required): Joseph Anastasio410-804-6407turnheartlighton@gmail.com

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This experiential workshop will have participants explore “forgiveness” as it surfaces in our intimate, family, community – and larger universal lives. As each of us has faced/is facing continued stress because of COVID 19, opportunities for stress, anger and forgiveness remain ever present.  RSVP to turnheartlighton@gmail.com to get an electronic invitation.

Online for Meditation for Peace

Date/Time: 10/07/2020 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newarkhttps://uufn.org

Questions and Registration (Required): John Pesek302-383-7968pesek@udel.edu

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For there to be peace in the world there must first be peace in the heart. To follow this ancient wisdom the Zen Group of the UU Fellowship of Newark is holding an Online Meditation for Peace. Each half hour we will pause for a brief talk. To join us or ask questions, contact us at zen@uufn.org.

Mental Health in the LGBTQ+ Youth Community

Date/Time: 10/07/2020 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): NAMI Delawarenamidelaware.org

Questions and Registration (Required): Wesley Ingram888-427-2643admin@namide.org

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This presentation goes over what mental health is, what some of the risk factors towards developing a mental health challenge that are specific to LGBTQ+ youth, and what are some protective factors that can help. This was developed for GSA student presentations, however all ages are welcome!

Register at: http://namidelaware.eventbrite.com. Links will be sent by email to registrants several days before the event.

Building a Race Equity Culture to Eradicate Health Inequalities

Date/Time: 10/07/2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): New Ark United Church of Christhttp://www.newarkucc.org/

Collaborating Organization(s): Newark NAACP, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newarkhttps//newarkdenaacp.wixsite.com/newarknaacp; https//:uufn.org

Questions and Registration (Required): Peggy410-398-7555 or 410-920-1042dillner@comcast.net

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Rita Landgraf, Director of UD Partnership for Healthy Communities, will share her research and experience with issues regarding racial disparities in access to health care. This is a Zoom event; links will be sent to registrants several days prior to the event.

Registration(required): https://udel.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJckceuprz0qHNc_wF2XPCKCCwCWlbbfRPoV

Get Your Ducks in a Row

Date/Time: 10/07/2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Delaware Hospicehttps://www.delawarehospice.org/

Questions and Registration (Required): Nicole Fullmer302-545-5103nfullmer@delawarehospice.org

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Discover how end-of-life planning can give you peace of mind. Explore palliative & hospice care, two types of holistic support that allow you to focus on what matters most. Plus, learn how to define, document, & communicate your wishes so loved ones can honor your choices with dignity and respect.

Event links will be sent to registrants a few days via emails a few days before the event.

Sisters Promoting Peace

Date/Time: 10/07/2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Peace Week Sussex County

Questions and Registration (Required): Leslie Slan301-908-7768PeaceWeekSussex@gmail.com

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Christian, Jewish and Muslim women will share their experiences and insights in creating relationships that promote peace and understanding among all faiths. These women have been gathering monthly in small groups to learn about one another and their individual faith traditions.

Links will be sent to registrants via email several days prior to the event.

Thursday, October 8th

Help from the Heart Collection

Date/Time: 10/08/2020 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location: Epworth United Methodist Church

Organization(s): Epworth United Methodist Churchwww.eumcrb.org

Collaborating Organization(s): Seaside Jewish Communitywww.seasidejewishcommunity.com

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Emily Eider610-781-4175

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This drive in/drop off event of food and personal care items will benefit neighbors in need across Sussex County. We ask that everyone stay in their cars, with donations preferably in the trunk. Please wear a mask or keep your windows up when talking with volunteers.

Other collection dates are: Sunday, October 4, 1-3 and Tuesday, October 6,  9-12.

Unconscious Bias with the YWCA

Date/Time: 10/08/2020 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Delaware City Libraryhttp://DelawareCity.lib.de.us

Collaborating Organization(s): YWCA of Delaware

Questions and Registration (Required): Kirsten Hickey302-834-4148https://delawarelibraries.libcal.com/event/7076166

Description:

The Delaware City Library has partnered with the YWCA to offer a program on unconscious bias. Part of the racial and social justice series from YWCA, this program examines social stereotypes about groups of people that individuals form outside their own conscious awareness.

Register at: https://delawarelibraries.libcal.com/event/7076166

Links will be sent by email to registrants several days before the event.

School, Peace and Our Future

Date/Time: 10/08/2020 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): The Bryan Allen Stevenson School of Excellence, Inchttps://www.basseinc.org

Collaborating Organization(s): Peace Week Sussex County

Questions and Registration (Required): Chantalle Ashford757-561-7417PeaceWeekSussex@gmail.com

Description:

Join the founder of the Bryan Allen Stevenson School of Excellence (BASSE) for an interactive program to explore ways to make our schools more peaceful. Learn about BASSE, and then join with other participants to discuss how we can have a hand in bringing more peace into our schools.

Event links will be sent via email to registrants several days prior to the event.

The Golden Rule – The Practice of Peace: A Virtual Interfaith Conversation

Date/Time: 10/08/2020 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newarkhttps://uufn.org/

Questions and Registration (Required): Emily302-893-3493 (text preferred, business hours)goldenrule@uufn.org

Description:

As a path to peace, the Golden Rule – treating others as you want to be treated and vice versa – is more relevant today than ever. Leaders from Delaware’s interfaith community will discuss how this works from the lens of their respective faiths.  Registrants will be sent a link for the event several days before the event. Register for the event here.

From Emergency to Emergence

Date/Time: 10/08/2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Peace Week Sussex County

Questions and Registration (Required): Rick Grier-Reynolds302-529-0534PeaceWeekSussex@gmail.com

Description:

Rick Grier-Reynolds will help us envision new systems of economic and social organization that will address the various inequities that our current pandemic has exposed, and the role of nonviolent social change toward a more just society for all. This will be an interactive experience.

Links will be sent to registrants via email several days prior to the event.

Mental Health & Peer Support

Date/Time: 10/08/2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Mental Health Association in Delawarehttp://www.mhainde.org

Collaborating Organization(s): Wilmington Health Planning Council

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Jason L. ColemanJColeman@mhainde.org

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Join us for a conversation about how peer support works and can be an integral part of recovery. Joined by Miguel Pozo.

Registration (required):

An event link will be sent to all registrants via email several days before the event.

Friday, October 9th

Seniors and Mental Wellness

Date/Time: 10/09/2020 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Mental Health Association in Delawarehttp://www.mhainde.org

Collaborating Organization(s): Wilmington Health Planning Council

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Jason ColemanJ Coleman@mhainde.org

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Looking at the impact and need for understanding of Mental Health in the 55+ community. Joined by Elizabeth Davis PsyD.

Food and Coat Giveaway and Celebrating S.U.N. 8th Anniversary

Date/Time: 10/09/2020 at 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Location: S. U. N. PARK

Organization(s): S.U.N. Park

Collaborating Organization(s): Praying Ground Community Church

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Pastor Sandra Ben302-530-6881prayingground@yahoo.com

Description:

Safe United Neighborhoods, aka S. U. N., is a non profit organization with the mission to promote a clean and safe environment for the N. E. Community by providing youth activities, partnership with Wilmington Police Department and community walks; we also provide emergency relief for those in need and this food and coat giveaway is part of that effort.

In case of inclement weather, event will be held at Praying Ground Community Church 41 E 22nd St. Wilmington, DE

In order to be respectful and keep everyone as safe as can be, all viral safety precautions will be an important part of this event, including the wearing of masks and appropriate distancing, as well as anything else recommended at the time by our Governor and his advisors.

Shabbat Service with Guest Speaker Jeffrey Lott from Nonviolent Wilmington

Date/Time: 10/09/2020 at 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Congregation Beth Shalomhttp://www.bethshalomwilmington.org

Collaborating Organization(s): Nonviolent Wilmingtonhttps://nonviolentwilmington.org/author/jeffreylott/

Questions and Registration (Required): Stacey302-654-4462 staceyfm@yahoo.com

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Shabbat service with guest speaker Jeffrey Lott from the Nonviolent Wilmington Project. Registration required. Virtual links will be sent to registrants via email several days before the event.

Saturday, October 10th

Dignity for Our Trans Youth

Date/Time: 10/10/2020 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): New Castle County Librarieshttps://nccde.org/286/Libraries

Collaborating Organization(s): PTK Delaware (Parents of Trans and Gender Expansive Kids)https://www.pflagwilmde.org/Local-Partners12.p_ID_32

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Jennifer 302-239-5160, ext. 0 jennifer.atwood@newcastlede.gov

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Be an effective advocate for transgender youth at home and help create safer, supportive schools! Whether parent, teacher or ally, educate yourself on this important topic, register today!

Registration required: https://delawarelibraries.libcal.com/event/7117663

Links will be sent to registrants via email several days before the event,

Joining Our Hands for Peace

Date/Time: 10/10/2020 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Arise Church at Peninsula McCabe UMC

Organization(s): Baha'i Community of Wilmington

Collaborating Organization(s): Arise Church at Peninsula McCabe UMC

Questions and Registration (Required): Denise609-870-1065denisehcs@gmail.com

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Paint a visual representation of your hand in calling for peace. Painted pieces will be installed on the grounds of Arise Church in Wilmington and dedicated on 10/10/2020 at 2 pm. All art supplies will be provided for participants and available starting 10/3/2020. Register via safe social distancing at https://www.facebook.com/events/3638956456120998/.

Working for Women’s Rights: Then & Now

Date/Time: 10/10/2020 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Hockessin Friends Meetinghttp://hockessinquakermeeting.org

Questions and Registration (Required): Markfriends@hockessinquakermeeting.org

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This program will consist of three talks:

  • highlighting the trailblazing 1848 Seneca Falls convention for women’s rights;
  • Delaware African-American suffragist Blanche Williams Stubbs’s work to secure voting rights for women;
  • and current work for women’s rights, including the 2019 equal rights amendment to Delaware’s constitution.

Register and get more information at: https://www.fgcquaker.org/cloud/hockessin-friends-meeting/events/working-womens-rights-then-now

Links will be sent to registrants via email several days before the event.

Families Confront Racism (with help from Big Bird) CANCELLED

Date/Time: 10/10/2020 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Central Middle School

Organization(s): Restoring Central Doverhttps://www.ncall.org/restoring-central-dover

Collaborating Organization(s): Capital School Districthttps://www.capital.k12.de.us

Questions and Registration (Recommended): Chanda Jackson302-678-9400cjackson@ncall.org

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Outdoor showing of “Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism” — a CNN/Sesame Street town hall for kids and families.

SORRY, CANCELLED

Peace Intentioned Journaling

Date/Time: 10/10/2020 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Peace Week Sussex County

Questions and Registration (Required): Athena302-404-3687PeaceWeekSussex@gmail.com

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We are all learning how to emerge from this time of cocooning at home. Seaside Shaman Athena Allread will lead us in journaling and meditation to explore themes of emergence with grace and peace. Link will be sent to registrants several days before the event.

Discussion of “John Lewis; Good Trouble”

Date/Time: 10/10/2020 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delawarehttp://www.uussd.org

Collaborating Organization(s): Rehoboth Beach FIlm Societyhttp://www.rehobothfilm.com

Questions and Registration (Required): Susan, 330-414-7867susangoekler@gmail.com

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John Lewis dedicated his life to seeking justice through peaceful protest. He embodied working for both peace and justice. Now, we must take up the mantle. Come discuss ways we might do this individually and collectively. Invited respondent: Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester.

Details on viewing the film can be found at: “John Lewis: Good Trouble” film screening

Links to the Discussion will be sent via email several days before the event.

Sunday, October 11th

Bob Sima and Shannon Plummer

Date/Time: 10/11/2020 at 10:30 am - 11:45 am

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Awakened Heart Spiritual Centerhttp://www.AwakenedHeart.net

Questions and Registration (Required): Dave Jones302-525-0021 option 1awakenedheartde@gmail.com

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Bob Sima & Shannon Plummer join forces as musician, teacher, mystic & shamanic practitioner. Bob has been called “Eckhart Tolle with a guitar”. He is a Peace troubadour. Their latest albums “Mover, Shaker & Peacemaker” & “Good Words, Good Thoughts, Good Deeds” are music for our soul.

Event links will be sent to registrants via email a few days prior to the event.

Islam and Racial Equality – An Interfaith Dialogue

Date/Time: 10/11/2020 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Islamic Society of Delawarehttp://www.isdonline.org

Questions and Registration (Required): Irfan Patel302-690-2706irfan@isdonline.org

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Islam and Racial Equality – An Interfaith Dialogue

Zoom links will be sent to registrants via email several days before the event.

Peace March and Rally

Date/Time: 10/11/2020 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: The Circle

Organization(s): Peace Week Sussex County

Questions and Registration (Not needed): Beth Kopicki 302-629-9415PeaceWeekSussex@gmail.com

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Gather at Georgetown Presbyterian Church with signs for peace. We will walk a few blocks to the Circle where our Rally will take place. Music, speakers and prayers for peace. We will also be dedicating the 2020 Peace Pole which will be installed at Mt. Calvary AME Church in Seaford.

In order to be respectful and keep everyone as safe as can be, all viral safety precautions will be an important part of this event, including the wearing of masks and appropriate distancing, as well as anything else recommended at the time by our Governor and his advisors.

Interfaith Book Discussion

Date/Time: 10/11/2020 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Hanover Presbyterian Churchhttps://www.hanoverchurch.org

Questions and Registration (Required): Alice Davis302-429-0607alicewilm@gmail.com

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Interfaith book discussion about finding sacred truths in, learning from, and admiring other faiths. Join us at Hanover Presbyterian for the adventure.  Please see

http://www.hanoverchurch.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Peace-Week-Event-2020.pdf

for details  about the book and how to get it, so that we all can read it before we meet. Registrants will be sent computer and phone links and simple instructions for zoom access several days before the event. Help with technology will be available when you register; please request help if needed.

 

Discussion of “John Lewis; Good Trouble”: Teen edition

Date/Time: 10/11/2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Organization(s): Seaside Jewish Communityhttp://www.seasidejewishcommunity.com/

Collaborating Organization(s): Rehoboth Beach FIlm Societyhttp://www.rehobothfilm.com

Questions and Registration (Required): Joel Simon302-245-1386joel.simon2420@gmail.com

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John Lewis dedicated his life to seeking justice through peaceful protest. He embodied working for both peace and justice. Now, we must take up the mantle. Teens of all faiths are invited to come discuss ways we might do this individually and collectively.

Details on viewing the film can be found at: “John Lewis: Good Trouble” film screening

Links to the Discussion: Teen edition  will be sent to registrants  via email several days before the event.