By request, a second nonviolence training in response to escalating violence in the community will take place on Friday, August 28, 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m., in the field behind Edenwild, next to the community garden. Bring a mask, something to sit on (chair or mat or cushion) water and sack dinner. Rhea Miller will be conducting the training.

Rhea is a trained trainer of nonviolence peacekeepers, with experience as a trainer in the Occupied Territories of Palestine, across the U.S., with additional nonviolent direct action in Japan and Mexico. She has trained with the Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action, Movement for a New Society, and Kingian Nonviolent Conflict Resolution with Civil Rights icon Bernard Lafayette. She co-founded the Peace Camp in Tucson, AZ, walked across the country with On the Line along the route of the nuclear train, including through the Deep South, trained participants in the international peacekeeping direct action in Israel and Occupied Territories´┐Ż” including standing with the Israeli Women in Black, and was a regular participant in the Sanctuary Movement transporting Central American refugees from Mexico to safe houses in the U.S.
For more information, contact Rhea, 360-468-3654.