Bringing the Lessons Home: The Power of Dialogue, Locally and Globally
We all feel the effects of deep political and social divides, but what can we do to address them effectively? Please join Karuna Center for Peacebuilding for an inspiring look at the power of dialogue in action — in Nigeria, Rwanda, and right here in Western Massachusetts schools — and help support this work! This event is free and open to the public, with light refreshments provided. We are excited to welcome two special guests: Seth Karamage, a Karuna dialogue expert and trainer with over 10 years’ experience in community peacebuilding, will be visiting from Rwanda. Seth will share insights from his role leading Karuna’s dialogue work in Rwanda as well as in Nigeria, where farmers and herders are coming together to prevent violence as climate change affects their access to land and water. Sam Camera, an Assistant Principal at Amherst Regional High School, will add perspective from her role as a core participant in Karuna’s new BRAVE Schools project. BRAVE Schools works with middle and high schools here in Western MA to stop the spread of violence and hate, and deepen their work with restorative practices. For more information or to RSVP, please visit karunacenter.org/events. RSVPs are helpful but not required.