Campus Interfaith Board - Peace Week

Thank you for participating in the first EVER Virtual Peace Week! We look forward to Peace Week 2021!

Peace Week 2020 E Poster

Native vs. Capitalism – On the Front Lines in the Arctic, Amazon, and Dineh Reservation

Monday | 9-10 pm

Native communities of the Americas are on the front lines of the battle with the extractive industries. Join New Community Project director David Radcliff for a look at how the conflict is playing out in the Amazon, Arctic and on the Dineh reservation in New Mexico.

David is director of New Community Project, a small nonprofit with a Big Goal - to change the world. NCP focuses on environmental sustainability and human justice, has a national network of 11,000, and collaborates with partners in seven countries and with the Gwich'in in Alaska and the Dineh of New Mexico.

 

Are you a conflict navigator or avoider? with T. Onderko from Education for Conflict Resolution

Tuesday | 12-1 pm 

UN at 75: Consultations for a More Peaceful World

Wednesday | 7 pm

The UN wants to hear from YOU. In honor of the UN’s 75th anniversary, the UN is asking citizens around the world to participate in Global Consultations to answer one big question: What kind of future do we want to create? The Manchester University Consultation will focus on how we can work with the UN and the global community to build a more peaceful world. The input and ideas provided by attendees will be sent to decision-makers at the UN and Capitol Hill. This session will be moderated by Anna Mahalak, Youth Engagement Manger at the United Nations Foundation in Washington, D.C.

 

Dialogue at Dinner: Are colonialism & mission work inherently evil? with student Kate Barrow

Thursday | 6-7 pm

 

Inner Peace: Personal & MU Resources with April White, Assistant Director of Counseling Services and Abby Van Vlerah, Vice President of Student Life

Friday | 4 pm

 

We are grateful for the William H. and Miriam W. Cable ’39 Endowed Peace Studies Fund, which makes the short-term purchase of this Zoom account possible.