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Peacemakers Gathering

When: Friday, May 1, 2015, 3:30 pm to Saturday, May 2, 2015, 10:00 am
Where: North Shore Community College • 300 Broad Street Lynn, MA 01901 • Campus Cafeteria • Lynn

Path of the Peacemakers Gathering
The Path of the Peacemakers Gathering will be two days of art, communication, and embodiment focused on inner and outer peace and harmony. Spirituality, ecology, peace, and justice will be explored through film and music, with practitioners and guiding teachers from the spiritual traditions of Bhakti, Zen, and Sufism. Hosted by the Multi-Cultural Society, The Muslim Students Association along with associated faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

Friday, May 1 | Film: Slow is Fast | 12:30 pm-1:30 pm
Danvers, DS-119 (lecture hall)
Slow is Fast “recounts the experiences of Dan Malloy, Kellen Keene, and Kanoa Zimmerman during their 50-day, 700-mile bicycle adventure down the California coast” (Patagonia). With discussion led by Professors Sean Hanlon and Yusef Hayes

Friday, May 1 | Film: Elemental | 6:30 pm-9:30 pm | Lynn, LE-303
Elemental “tells the story of three individuals united by their deep connection with nature and driven to confront some of the most pressing ecological challenges of our time” (Global Oneness Project). The evening will conclude with reports on food and environmental justice from local and international activists.

Saturday, May 2 | Peacemakers Gathering | 8 am-1 pm | Lynn Cafeteria
The goal of the peacemakers gathering is to highlight peacemakers of the past and present and to explore various cultural and spiritual paths to peace. The morning will include group activities, visioning, music, and presentations on Bhakti, Zen, Sufi, and universal approaches to peace. The event is free and includes a light vegan and vegetarian breakfast.

Please contact yusef Hayes for more information,, 978-739-5414

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