Listings

 

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.

October 4, 2020


12:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Creating Peaceful Community Through the Arts
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Creative activities, Meal, Outdoors, Well-being

Creating Peaceful Community Through the Arts

  • Location: Center for the Creative Art
    410 Upper Snuff Mill Row, Yorklyn, DE, 19736, New Castle County
  • Organization(s): Center for Spiritual Living Delaware

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.

11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Peace Week Conversation with Matt Meyer and Kim Tull
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Adult, Discussion

Peace Week Conversation with Matt Meyer and Kim Tull

  • Location: Virtual Event
    Unknown, Anywhere
  • Organization(s): St. Philips Lutheran Church

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.

10:30 am - 11:45 am


Sharon Katz & The Peace Train Performs
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Arts, Well-being, Worship service

Sharon Katz & The Peace Train Performs

  • Location: Virtual Event
    Unknown, Anywhere
  • Organization(s): Awakened Heart Spiritual Center

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.

All Day


YWCA Dialogue to Action-Conversation Series: Sussex
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Discussion, Human rights, Inclusion

YWCA Dialogue to Action-Conversation Series: Sussex

  • Location: Virtual Event
    Virtual Event, Virtual Event, Sussex County
  • Organization(s): Southern DE Alliance for Racial Justice

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/

October 3, 2020


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Pathways to Peace: Opening Ourselves to Uncomfortable Conversations about Race
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Discussion, Inclusion, Non-violence

Pathways to Peace: Opening Ourselves to Uncomfortable Conversations about Race

  • Location: Virtual Event
    Unknown, Anywhere
  • Organization(s): Resurrection Catholic Church

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

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


UUSD Cares Drive Through Collection for the Homeless
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Collection

UUSD Cares Drive Through Collection for the Homeless

  • Location: UUs of Southern DE
    30486 Lewes-Georgetown Hwy, Lewes, DE, 19958
  • Organization(s): Unitarian Universalist Society of Southern Delaware

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.

10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Racial Justice Healing Circle
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Restorative justice, Well-being

Racial Justice Healing Circle

  • Location: Virtual Event
    Unknown, Anywhere
  • Organization(s): Delaware Transformative Justice

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.

All Day


Generations for Racial Justice: A Call for Photographs
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Adult, Arts, Non-violence

Generations for Racial Justice: A Call for Photographs

  • Location: Virtual Event
    Unknown, Anywhere
  • Organization(s): Pacem in Terris

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/

All Day


"John Lewis: Good Trouble" film screening
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Film screening, Human rights, Public policy

"John Lewis: Good Trouble" film screening

  • Location: Virtual Event
    Unknown, Anywhere
  • Organization(s):

“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:  https://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: https://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

October 2, 2020


7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Discussing Non-Violent Wilmington with Jeffrey Lott
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Non-violence, Public policy, Worship service

Discussing Non-Violent Wilmington with Jeffrey Lott

  • Location: Virtual Event
    Unknown, Anywhere
  • Organization(s): Congregation Beth Emeth

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.

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