Global Peace Week

Wednesday's Schedule of Events - September 23rd, 2020

Time Session
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Measuring Peace in a Complex World
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Our Community Speaks: A Conversation Between Local Police and Protestors
1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Immigration and DACA
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Know Your Voting Rights
4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Tools for Finding Inner Peace
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. #Votes4All: The Power To Create A More Perfect Democracy

Global Peace Week 2020 is a virtual event
To attend, you must register for each individual workshop

Global Peace Week

Wednesday's Schedule


Measuring Peace in a Complex World

Kari Williams

Humanity is now facing challenges unparalleled in its history. The crises currently engulfing the world are truly global in nature. Understanding the factors that create and sustain peaceful societies is key to attaining the levels of cooperation, inclusiveness, and social equity required to solve these challenges. This session invites you to explore the factors that promote peace as a positive and achievable measure of human well-being.  
 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
 Venue: Virtual

Our Community Speaks: A Conversation Between Local Police and Protestors

PJI in partnership with the Orange County Library System 

PJI has had ongoing discussions with local law enforcement and protestors. This panel discussion will feature a conversation with prominent leaders on both sides, using the Principles for How We Treat Each Other as a tool for community building and authentic dialogue, in order to understand the complexities of racial injustices our country and local community are faced with today.
 Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
 Venue: Virtual

Immigration and DACA

Nayef Mubarak

This workshop will explore the complex issues surrounding how immigrant applications to stay in the United States are processed and determined.
 Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
 Venue: Virtual

Know Your Voting Rights 

Valencia African Heritage Committee (VAHC)

The VAHC is sponsoring the series “Voting During a Pandemic and Social Unrest” this Fall. This workshop, the first in the series, will walk participants through the ballot and provide important information regarding voting rights during the upcoming election year. 
 Time: 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
 Venue: Virtual

Tools For Finding Inner Peace 

Lauren Gibson

This workshop will focus on strategies for selfcare and techniques for finding inner peace during this current climate. This interactive workshop will have you practicing the tools and creating your own plan for selfcare.
 Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
 Venue: Virtual

#Votes4All: The Power To Create A More Perfect Democracy 

Heather Bryson & Jennifer Thomlinson

Inspired by the role of voting in the Ocoee Massacre, this workshop from the #Votes4All series seeks to illuminate the history of voter suppression in Central Florida as it relates to gender and race. On the centennial of women’s suffrage and the massacre in Ocoee, we aim to acknowledge our difficult history and move towards reconciliation. 
 Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
 Venue: Virtual