Drawing on a diverse selection of local and international speakers, the Mir Lecture Series delivers new views on community and global issues.
Breaking Hate - Confronting the New Culture of Extremism
Christian Picciolini is an award-winning television producer, public speaker, author, peace advocate, and a former violent extremist. Since leaving the white-power movement, Christian has been making amends by writing, speaking, and producing powerful anti-racist media, for which he won an Emmy Award in 2016.
He has dedicated his life to helping others overcome their own hate. He now leads the Free Radicals Project, a global extremism prevention and disengagement network, and has helped hundreds of people disengage from extremism.
March 6 at 7 pm
Brilliant Cultural Centre, 1876 Brilliant Rd Castlegar
Adult $22 - Seniors $17 (65+) - Students $5 (with student ID)
Tickets available at Otter Books, KSA, and by phone and in person at all College bookstores (250-365-1281). Also available at Selkirk College Learning Centres in Trail, Grand Forks and Nakusp, and at the door (limited number, cash only).
The space for this evening's lecture is donated by:
We recognize world peace will come, not through one simple act, but rather as the final outcome of thousands of smaller undertakings. Dialogue plays a key role and we seek to encourage this with inspiring speakers promoting cultures of peace in our communities.
To learn more about the lecture series and other Mir Centre programming, please contact Jennie Barron at 1.888.953.1133, ext. 21461.