In addition to the Peace & Justice Center’s events: Mindfulness for Activists and Nonviolence Activism 101 – make sure to check out the other amazing events all around Vermont during the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions this September!
Youth Lobby VT is planning a Race against Racism event at Montpelier High School on September, 17 at 11:30 am. The Race Against Racism is a youth-led, inclusive community running event that brings together social justice and athletics. Runners will run a 5k scenic loop around Montpelier High School, encompassing the track and nearby bike path. Running is optional! There will be other highlights – including refreshments and speakers from various groups around Vermont. Any funds raised will be contributed to various organizations statewide that advocate for racial justice.
The Vermont Peace and Justice Center and Saratoga Peace Alliance are planning a couple of events around Manchester and Rupert, Vermont. Jack’s Group is planning an all silent candle light march through Manchester Center in the evening of World Peace Day on September 21st. The theme of the march is “Mourning all of the losses our society and the world are suffering.” At end of march there will be a brief talk in the park. Then with music (New Orleans style) we will parade back the way we came celebrating hope. Details yet to be worked out.
Global Meetinghouse is also planning 2 events around Manchester, Vermont!
Stay tuned for more to come! Check out the list of events here: http://www.paceebene.org/programs/campaign-nonviolence/campaign-nonviolence-week-of-actions/.