A Spring Smorgasbord of Skills & Stories
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought us to a rare and historic moment, one marked by dramatic and unexpected changes to our usual ways of life both at work and at home. In the community and around the world, we are seeing an inspiring outpouring of generosity, solidarity, cooperation, altruism, and concern for the common good.
In that spirit, the Mir Centre for Peace has created new streams of FREE online programming - skill-building, good news stories, and a book club - all weaving together our ever-present thoughts and cares about this moment with wider issues of justice and building cultures of peace. We hope you will join us for stimulating conversation, shared learning, and the warmth of human connection.
- All sessions are drop-in with no registration required. Just click on this link:
Part One: Skills
Peace Skills Potluck: Loving the ones you're with can be hard when you're sharing space 24/7. Share and sample some favourite recipes for effective communication and conflict transformation - spiciness welcome!
Part Two: Stories
Sweet Inspiration: Need a break from bad news and dire predictions? Treat yourself to a mug of hot cocoa and listen to heartwarming stories of helpers who are on the ground now, making our world more peaceful and just.
Part Three: Book Club
Online Book Club, for Uncertain Times: Please join with us as we share a book that speaks to this unique period in global history, holding up our common anxieties as well as our common hopes.
- A Paradise Built in Hell, The Extraordinary Communities that Arise in Disaster by Rebecca Solnit, beginning April 29
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