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Sandi John
01:17:45
Sandi John again, she/her/hers: I am interested in learning everything I can about this topic. We are also doing Alternative to Violence here in Chico.
Gerry Lee
01:17:52
Gerry Lee, Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns: this is such a critical topic - thanks for offering it!
pfaga
01:17:56
Patrick Fagan, Columbus, Ohio. Marion Harding High School. I am always looking for different ways to incorporate different things into my classroom
Samuel Edet
01:17:58
Samuel Edet from Nigeria
Matt Guynn - Portland, OR
01:17:58
Welcome everyone!!!
Michael Neuroth
01:18:09
Welcome all! As you join, your audio may be muted. Feel free to post questions through the chat box
Jayakaran
01:18:16
one of the initiatives is...equipping the body of Christ as peacemakers. looking forward to learning from experiences across the world
Lora’s iPad
01:18:41
Lora Burge, with Presbyterian Peace Fellowship, drawn to continuing my learning about nonviolence and the foundations for it.
Emily Parsons
01:19:03
Hi, I'm Emily Parsons, from Springfield, OH. I'm an intern at On Earth Peace. Nonviolence is important and I would like to learn more.
Matt Guynn - Portland, OR
01:19:33
<3 thanks Chris
wisley1
01:20:10
Wes Isley here from Charlotte NC, a Pagan/interfaith minister. I've had some nonviolence training before but getting active again and want a refresher.
Matt Guynn - Portland, OR
01:20:11
HEY F.O.R. INTERNS!
David Judd
01:20:22
From David F Judd, Altamonte Springs Florida, Presbyterians. Thanks, good to hear this.
Nina Joy Lawrence
01:21:22
Nina Joy Lawrence, Corvallis Oregon, Clerk of Corvallis Friends Meeting, Quakers
Matt Guynn - Portland, OR
01:21:46
Welcome everyone! So glad to be with you!
Claire Cooley
01:21:50
We have the staff and interns from the InterReligious Task Force on Central America and Colombia in Cleveland, OH. Including Brian Stefan-Szittai and Chrissy Stonebraker Martinez, Marc Alvarado, Tony Vento and Wilber ArguetaPeace intern Claire Cooley from the Disciples Peace Fellowship, Emily Dahnert and Chelsea Seward from Baldwin Wallace University, Nell Simons from St Joseph’s Academy and Yeamelake Aklilu from Action Reconciliation Service for Peace from Germany.
Art Hunt
01:22:00
Art Hunt, forgot to add New Haven, CT
Jayakaran
01:22:23
thank you Ethan for invitation and for moderating!! I am glad to be part of this forum
Joe Ritacco
01:23:34
Joe Ritacco focus - MCWRET is designing series of events to bridge the divide and NJIFC.org is promoting a Stand Up for the Other Pledge
Tanya Ince
01:24:31
Hi everyone, I'm Tanya Ince, an intefaith minister from Boone, NC
Bill Scheurer
01:24:45
Here to learn more about the application of KNV to the work today, and in particular to bystander intervention applications.
Ethan Vesely-Flad (he/him), FOR
01:26:28
Taliesin and Rick, Presente!
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
01:27:31
The times are hard. The times are ripe. YES!
Michael Neuroth
01:30:23
If you have questions, feel free to chat them to host (Michael) here...
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
01:31:42
Creative, active, militant, engaged!
Ethan Vesely-Flad (he/him), FOR
01:32:21
+1 => “Nonviolence” = Creative, Active, Militant, & Engaged
Takako Terino
01:32:45
Define "Militant' in this context of Nonviolence, please.
Sandi John
01:32:57
Is there another work we could use instead fo militant?
Claire Cooley
01:33:05
yes please
Alison Wood
01:34:52
strategic?
Ethan Vesely-Flad (he/him), FOR
01:35:23
Disciplined, Direct, Clear, Tactical, Visionary
Reb Moti
01:35:42
Moses turning the river into blood
Michael Neuroth
01:35:44
what do you think might be the first example of Christian nonviolence in the bible?
kmurphy
01:35:46
+++ Ethan
Chris - Berkeley, ca
01:35:47
It is more than strategic, it is aggressive also.
Emily Brewer (she/her), Presbyterian Peace Fellowship
01:35:55
The midwives!
Bill Scheurer
01:36:04
Eve challenging the patriarchy of Adam.
Susan Sherwood
01:36:20
God's response to apple situation
Ethan Vesely-Flad (he/him), FOR
01:36:25
+1 to Eve
IRTF and DPF!
01:36:39
I would say assertive
Emily Brewer (she/her), Presbyterian Peace Fellowship
01:37:21
“the apple situation!” haha Love it :)
Sarah Thompson
01:39:24
Midwives names were Shifra and Puah
Ethan Vesely-Flad (he/him), FOR
01:42:22
A reminder to everyone that this webinar IS being recorded. We will share a link to the recording — and can share some of these relevant slides — with people afterward if we have/receive your email address.
IRTF and DPF!
01:43:32
Chriss@irtfcleveland.org will share with friends here
Michael Neuroth
01:43:44
very helpful!
kmurphy
01:43:51
where could we find the resources to have these trainings? are there links or workshops?
Chris - Berkeley, ca
01:44:09
++ that is really helpful in terms of distinguishing different types of training. Thank you
Sarah Thompson
01:44:11
Kmurphy that's the big question
Jayakaran
01:44:14
thank you Ethan. my email is rabbi.jayakaran@gmail.com
Sarah Thompson
01:44:35
There are some databases. Just call us later and let's talk through it all
Jayakaran
01:45:13
thanks Sarah
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
01:45:44
Rooted in a specific struggle.
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
01:47:34
Use conflict to build reconciliation.
Michael Neuroth
01:48:07
A discipline, a philosophy, a methodology
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
01:49:34
Our opponents are those we have not yet won over
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
01:50:04
The aftermath of nonviolence is beloved community
Jayakaran
01:50:23
aftermath of nonviolence is beloved community!!
Joe Ritacco
01:50:27
i see objective is to not turn the oppressed into the oppressor but get to reconciliation
Jayakaran
01:50:29
wow
Tanya Ince
01:51:00
I love the concept of beloved community
kmurphy
01:52:13
what is the beloved community? what does it look like?
Brian Messler - Ephrata COB
01:55:36
Thanks for that explination - love...
Jayakaran
01:56:19
two hands of nonviolence!! wow
Bill Scheurer
01:56:35
anyone know of a t-shirt with the two hands?
Ethan Vesely-Flad (he/him), FOR
01:56:58
“In any situation, you can Show Up with your body language”
David Judd
01:58:34
STOP STOP STOP STOP STOP>>>>
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
01:58:52
Please step back
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
01:59:23
I need space. Leave me alone. Please step back.
Ethan Vesely-Flad (he/him), FOR
02:02:34
“We run these actions over and over again to develop the muscle memory”
Ethan Vesely-Flad (he/him), FOR
02:03:00
Affinity Group = A group of people who are committed to working together for an expressed purpose.
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
02:03:34
Turn traumatic events into resilience
Ethan Vesely-Flad (he/him), FOR
02:03:46
+1
Jayakaran
02:03:54
please share contacts and resources (active nonviolence)in India / south Asia
Joe Ritacco
02:03:59
all, please checkout www.njifc.org for easy to use reasource = Stand Up for the Other Pledge
Reb Moti
02:04:29
Why Civil Resistance Works
Reb Moti
02:04:37
Erica Chenoweth and Maria Steffan
Matt Guynn - Portland, OR
02:04:47
++Thanks Joe!
kmurphy
02:04:50
+++ here to win
Jayakaran
02:05:46
Erica Chenoweth and Maria Steffan in India / south Asia?
Ethan Vesely-Flad (he/him), FOR
02:06:23
Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict: https://cup.columbia.edu/book/why-civil-resistance-works/9780231156820
Michael Neuroth
02:06:30
http://www.ericachenoweth.com/research/wcrw/
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
02:06:35
Violence is the root of colonialism
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
02:06:54
Nonviolence is decolonial
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
02:07:21
Nonviolence is successful
Michael Neuroth
02:08:20
All, as a reminder, if you have questions feel free to chat them publicly or privately here in the chat box.
David Judd
02:09:38
Go stand with the woman and say I just want to stand with you... Leave her alone!!!
Chris - Berkeley, ca
02:09:46
Nervous
David Judd
02:10:00
anger, sadness, fear,
Judy Brandon, Melbourne, Iowa UCC
02:10:00
concern
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
02:10:01
Unsure
Nina Joy Lawrence
02:10:01
stronger,
Rick
02:10:02
Intiminated
kmurphy
02:10:04
frustrated
Nina Joy Lawrence
02:10:07
a bit confused,
kmurphy
02:10:07
angry
Gladys
02:10:09
angry at the cat-callers
Bobbie McGarey
02:10:09
vulnerable
Joe Ritacco
02:10:19
concern about not creating a violent situation
Art Hunt
02:10:19
parental
Alexander Levering Kern
02:10:27
emboldened
Nina Joy Lawrence
02:10:49
STOP!
Art Hunt
02:10:53
stand with the women
Chris - Berkeley, ca
02:11:02
Saying “Hey, that is not cool”
Nina Joy Lawrence
02:11:04
Stepping in between
Susan Sherwood
02:11:10
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Bobbie McGarey
02:11:12
standing with the woman.
Susan Sherwood
02:11:18
STOP BUT WHERE TO GO FROM THERE?
Emily Parsons
02:11:19
Talk to the woman, try to divert the man from continuing
David Judd
02:11:30
keeping safe, body inter position...thanks.
Ethan Vesely-Flad (he/him), FOR
02:11:35
Can I walk with you?
Art Hunt
02:12:01
Can the women leave the area?
Bill Scheurer
02:12:18
Asking her if that behavior in this instance bothers her?
Bobbie McGarey
02:12:24
lets walk together and get coffee
Judy Brandon, Melbourne, Iowa UCC
02:12:26
stay with the situation, offer to accompany her
kmurphy
02:13:28
im black, we dont call the cops
Barbara Reed
02:13:30
I wanted to just quietly stand beside the woman, but I wonder if she will resent this and what her reaction will be…
Bobbie McGarey
02:13:35
hold up phone as if recording
Nina Joy Lawrence
02:13:51
to the catcallers, If this was your sister how would you feel?
Judy Brandon, Melbourne, Iowa UCC
02:15:14
can just stand as silent witness without intruding on either’s personal space
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
02:16:26
Rest and debrief are coming!
Michael Neuroth
02:17:46
Thanks Sarah!
kmurphy
02:19:03
where do we sign up for this??
Chris - Berkeley, ca
02:19:04
Do you have to be christian to go?
Ethan Vesely-Flad (he/him), FOR
02:19:55
Learn how to become a Christian Peacemaker Team member: http://cpt.org/participate/peacemaker
Michael Neuroth
02:20:05
http://cpt.org/resources/training
Sarah Thompson
02:20:26
Thanks! Also, we do do two day trainings, as a "taster"
Sarah Thompson
02:20:35
for communities who want to support CPT
Sarah Thompson
02:21:12
People are welcome from ALL faith backgrounds and seekers
kmurphy
02:21:33
do you have to be christian to attend? have faith? atheist welcome?
Sarah Thompson
02:21:50
Everyone welcome on delegations
Michael Neuroth
02:21:51
a helpful site: http://nonviolencetraininghub.org/
Sarah Thompson
02:22:07
Mostly faith based become CPTers
Bobbie McGarey
02:22:11
thanks. ive got to go.
Ethan Vesely-Flad (he/him), FOR
02:22:28
Before you leave, if you want a recording of this webinar sent to you, please send your email address to us:
Ethan Vesely-Flad (he/him), FOR
02:22:33
organizing@forusa.org
Sarah Thompson
02:22:38
There are other awesome secular orgs, Nonviolent Peaceforce, Peace Brigades International that do similar work
kmurphy
02:22:44
are yall aware of nonviolence trainings that are not faith based?? or are interfaith?
Sarah Thompson
02:22:53
For sure.
Michael Neuroth
02:24:03
Other questions?
Nina Joy Lawrence
02:24:05
want the recording: Nina Joy Lawrence 9ajoy@comcast.net
Michael Neuroth
02:25:28
unrepentent, convicted, (militant), nonviolence
Joe Ritacco
02:25:59
for me, assertive works better than militant
Sandi John
02:26:46
I would like the slides, please: revsandijohn@gmail.com
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
02:27:10
militant = loving opponent AND addressing harmful conditions directly
kmurphy
02:27:16
i like militant
Samuel Edet
02:27:19
sampatwise@gmail
kcball
02:27:51
I would like the slides and audio also. kcball1@earthlink.net
Alexander Levering Kern
02:28:04
Terrific webinar, Matt, Sarah, Ethan. Love you all. Gotta run to a meeting, Will be in touch. Blessings and peace to everyone. Keep up the good Nonviolent Struggle. Together we win.
Samuel Edet
02:28:08
sampatwise@gmail.com
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
02:29:18
Decolonial = Analysis and action that preserve the integrity of everyone involved
Matt Guynn - Portland, OR
02:30:39
Sarah: Raising decolonial critiques, will often lead to distancing by others -- even your allies. And to violent response against you/your group.
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
02:30:51
Can we have a transformed world AND the world we have now?
Michael Neuroth
02:31:51
http://nonviolencetraininghub.org/
Emily Brewer (she/her), Presbyterian Peace Fellowship
02:32:31
Yes! Thank you!!!!
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
02:33:02
Great job, Matt and Sarah! You said a lot in a short amount of time.
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
02:33:19
ledayne@bpfna.org
Sarah Thompson
02:33:21
thanks for your summary notes throughout, ledayne
Matt Guynn - Portland, OR
02:33:26
If you want to receive info on upcoming Kingian trainings online, please email kingian@OnEarthPeace.org -- Next round in fall 2017
Ethan Vesely-Flad (he/him), FOR
02:33:32
We invite your feedback and ideas for future conversations and webinars: Ethan’s email is organizing@forusa.org
LeDayne of BPFNA she/hers
02:33:49
I learned that from Matt!
Joe Ritacco
02:33:52
JRITACCO@comcast.net
Gladys
02:34:03
Wish I'd gotten to hear the first part of this training, but it's clear that y'all are amazing and committed trainers. Look forward to the recording.
Michael Neuroth
02:34:07
Ideas for future webinars... email neurothm@ucc.org
msp2
02:34:22
mpitzrick@gmail.com
Matt Guynn - Portland, OR
02:34:28
++ LeDayne (-:
Gladys
02:34:30
Thanks
Tanya Ince
02:34:42
trueselfportal@gmail.com
David Judd
02:34:43
Thanks ...yes Sarah was super...slides would be great...and great information. Peace. pastor@stmarkspc.org.
Sandi John
02:34:49
Th!ank you Everyone! Blessings
Ruth Rosell
02:34:50
lofrosell@gmail.com
Ethan Vesely-Flad (he/him), FOR
02:34:57
Participants in today’s webinar from as far away as Bangalore, India!
Chris - Berkeley, ca
02:34:58
Chris@directactioneverywhere.com
Judy Brandon, Melbourne, Iowa UCC
02:35:01
judykbrandon@gmail.com
max
02:35:02
recording yes. Max; mhess@tfhlegal.com