Sept. 18, 2017

 

 


Monday, Sept. 18, 2017

The following events are currently scheduled for Peace Week Delaware.
All events are subject to change.

 

 What is the Alternatives to Violence Project?

How does it work? Join us for an evening of hands-on activities.

Where: Camden Friends Meeting House, Commerce St, Camden, DE
When: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Sponsored by: The Alternatives to Violence Project, www.avpde.org
Questions?: Teri Gray, tf.gray@hotmail.com, 443-553-0224

Be the Change You Wish to See in The World (Dover)

People to People-Delaware’s theme for Peace Week 2017 is “Be the Change You Wish to See in The World.” Our public program will feature an appearance by the Philadelphia-area Honorary Consul of Ghana, Michael Griffin. Our keynote speaker will be Mary Eisenhower, National People to People Board President.  The afternoon will end with a discussion: “What can you, as an individual, do to promote peace and mutual understanding in your community?”

Where: MLK Parlor C ,Delaware State University, 1200 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901
When: 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Sponsored by: People to People Delaware, https://www.facebook.com/People-To-People-Delaware-Chapter-174564359244967/ and Delaware State University, https://www.desu.edu/
Questions?: Kim Burdick, kimPtPDE@aol.com or Rev. Pamela Adams, padams@desu.edu 302.857.7627

 

Be the Change You Wish to See in The World (Wilmington)

People to People-Delaware’s theme for Peace Week 2017 is “Be the Change You Wish to See in The World.” Our program will feature an appearance by the Philadelphia-area Honorary Consul of Ghana, Michael Griffin. Our keynote speaker will be Mary Eisenhower, National PtP Board President. Our evening will be framed by multi-cultural music and dance performances by area residents. Small group discussion sessions coordinated by Mélaughn Butler of Association of College Pro-Activists, will focus on “What can you, as an individual, do to promote peace and mutual understanding in your community?”

Where:  Vale Court Room,  Widener/Delaware Law School, 4601 Concord Pike, Wilmington, De 19803
When: Optional buffet at 6:00 pm, fee charged; free program only, 7:00 – 9:30 pm
Sponsored by: People to People: Delaware, https://www.facebook.com/ People-To-People-Delaware-Chapter-174564359244967/
Advance Registration: Required for those attending the preliminary buffet, please email KimRburdick@aol.com
Questions?:  Kim Burdick, Executive Director, kimptpde@aol.com, leave a message, 302-543-5723

Pizza With the Wilmington Police

Meet and greet with Wilmington City Police Officers over pizza!

Where:  Woodlawn Library, 2020 West 9th Street, Wilmington, DE, 19805
When: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Sponsored by: Woodlawn Library, www.nccde.org/woodlawn
Questions?: Kim Tull, krtull@nccde.org, 302-571-7425

 

Building Safer Communities in Delaware

Rita Landgraf, the former DHSS Cabinet Secretary and now Director of UD Partnership for Health Communities, will be joined by Wilmington Police Department Lt. Dan Selekman and Community Justice Reform Coalition Advocacy Director Amber Goodwin to speak about what’s next in the move toward safer communities in Delaware. Join the conversation and join us in the fight to end gun violence and to bring peace to our communities. Please invite your friends and colleagues.
This event will be live-streamed at chs.udel.edu and available via social media. Follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/udchscloser to the event for live stream information!

Where:  The Delaware Contemporary, 200 S Madison St, Wilmington, DE 19801
When: 2:30-5:00 pm
Sponsored by: Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence, http://decagv.org/
Advance Registration Suggested: George Higgins, irmc@verizon.net, 302-239-0762
Questions:   George Higgins, irmc@verizon.net, 302-239-0762

Live Viewing of “Building Safer Communities in Delaware” being hosted at The Delaware  Contemporary

 Modern technology allows us to make this important discussion available to a wider audience.  Come join your friends and neighbors in the Newark area. Program is described above.

Where:   STAR Health Atrium, 540 South College Avenue, Newark DE 19713
When: 2:30 – 5:00 pm
Sponsored by: STAR Health: University of Delaware,http://chs.udel.edu/clinical/, and Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence, http://decagv.org/
Questions?: Rita Landgraf, landgraf@udel.edu

Peace-building in West Asia: reflections from the field in Iran and Pakistan

Professor Saleem Ali will share his experiences and conversations from the streets of Tehran and Islamabad to help us understand the reasons for mutual distrust with the United States in this region and suggest ways of overcoming the current tensions.

Where:  Unitarian Universalist Church of Newark, Mackinnon Hall, 420 Willa Road, Newark, DE 19711
When: 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Sponsored by: Social Justice Committee of Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark, http://uufn.org/justice/social-justice/
Questions?:    Donna Shand, co-chair, donnashand15@gmail.com, 302-388-7009

Peace Film

Showing of a peace-themed movie – followed by discussion of the film.

Where: Unitarian Universalist Church of Southern Delaware, 30486 Lewes Georgetown Highway (Route 9), Lewes, DE 19958
When: 7:00 –  9:00 pm
Sponsored by: Unitarian Universalist Church of Southern Delaware
Questions?: Susan Goekler, susangoekler@gmail.com, 330-414-7867

Star Health Tours

The STAR Health Sciences Complex houses core labs for use by teams of clinical and academic researchers. These shared spaces encourage basic scientists, clinicians, physician scholars, and students to work together conducting interdisciplinary and translational research that changes people’s lives.  Come to one of the tour sessions to check it out for yourself!

Where:  STAR Health Atrium, 540 South College Avenue, Newark DE 19713
When: 9/18:  1:00-2:00 pm, 9/21: 3:30-4:30 pm
Sponsored by: Star Health, University of Delaware, http://chs.udel.edu/clinical/
Questions:   Rita Landgraf, landgraf@udel.edu

 

 

Advance Care Planning Workshop (Seaford)

A panel of experts in the field of Advance Care Planning will speak about key regulatory issues, documents, and steps that should be taken when planning for end-of-life care.  They will then take questions from the audience.

Where:  Christ Lutheran Church, 315 N Shipley St, Seaford, DE 19973
When: 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Sponsored by: Delaware Hospice, Inc., www.delawarehospice.org and Delaware Academy of Medicine , www.delamed.org 
Questions?: Kate Smith, ksmith@delamed.org, 302-733-5571

Sept. 17-24, 2017