Peace Movements


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Peace Movements

  2. 2. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” - Gandhi Monday, May 12, 14
  3. 3. BE THE CHANGE MODEL Monday, May 12, 14
  4. 4. How To Create Long Lasting Change Inner Peace Social Movements = Individual and Societal Transformation Monday, May 12, 14
  5. 5. WHAT IS INNER PEACE? Mindfulness? Inner Strength? Serenity? Tranquility? Calmness? Monday, May 12, 14
  6. 6. Thoughts on Peace “Do not blindly believe what others say. See for yourself what brings contentment, clarity and peace. That is the path for you to follow.” Monday, May 12, 14
  7. 7. WHAT’S THE BUZZ.. ABOUT INNER PEACE? Let’s Find Out! Monday, May 12, 14
  8. 8. STEPS TO INNER PEACE Awareness... Self Confidence... Meaning... Monday, May 12, 14
  9. 9. AWARENESS Monday, May 12, 14
  10. 10. SELF CONFIDENCE Monday, May 12, 14
  11. 11. Meaning Link Up Here Monday, May 12, 14
  12. 12. Different Methods Meditation “When we speak of meditation, it is important for you to know that this is not some weird cryptic activity, as our popular culture might have it. It does not involve becoming some kind of zombie, vegetable, self-absorbed narcissist, navel gazer, “space cadet,” cultist, devotee, mystic, or Eastern philosopher. Meditation is simply about being yourself and knowing something about who that is.” Monday, May 12, 14
  13. 13. Different Methods Prayer Being in Nature Walking CAUTION: Must indulge your thoughts not avoid them Monday, May 12, 14
  14. 14. Activity Find a quiet place Take your time Avoid distractions Dig deep into your thoughts Monday, May 12, 14
  15. 15. What about social movements? Monday, May 12, 14
  16. 16. SOCIAL MOVEMENTS Unity Compassion Equality Leaders and participants must cultivate an atmosphere of peace and civility which is only possible when they have peace within themselves. Monday, May 12, 14
  17. 17. As Lenses Monday, May 12, 14
  18. 18. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1960’s Civil Rights Movement Monday, May 12, 14
  19. 19. Bayard Rustin Advisor to Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday, May 12, 14
  20. 20. Gandhi Leader of Satyagraha Movement Monday, May 12, 14
  21. 21. Aung San Suu Kyi Political Prisoner Monday, May 12, 14
  22. 22. Inner Peace Through Social Movements Monday, May 12, 14
  23. 23. You Got to Move Video Leadership Empowerment Voice Accomplishment Solidarity Inner Peace: Awareness, Self Esteem, Meaning Monday, May 12, 14
  24. 24. Youth United For Change Youth Led Address Local Issues “It helped me see my potential, that I was worth something.” - Brandon, YUC Member “I was never outspoken. Now, I stand up for my beliefs.” - Derrick, YUC Member Monday, May 12, 14
  25. 25. Movements on Campus “I want to thank those who are posting the ‘timely warning’letters across campus. This is a great response and good nonviolent social change practice... The question is now what? It could be a time to invite some folks to speak out or speak up.” - Dean Johnson • How do you think being a part of this movement affects people here on campus? • How has it affected you if you’ve been involved? If you haven’t been involved? • How does being part of a movement connect to your idea of inner peace? Monday, May 12, 14
  26. 26. What Changes Will You Make? Monday, May 12, 14
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