Twelve Days Toward Peace

Twelve Days Toward Peace 2022

September 21 to October 2

Neuroscience has confirmed that when we hear or see stories of real people generating goodness, we are much more likely to do the same. Do you need some encouragement and companionship on the path of nourishing an attitude of compassion and nonharm?  Join us during this 8th annual 12 Days Toward Peace with many options opportunities.

International Day of Peace Candlelight Vigil, Big Four Walking Bridge, Wednesday, Sept 21, 6:30pm – 7:30pm: Intention-setting gathering including final meditation of Louisville Resonant City Peace Project. All welcome.

Morning Practice for Nonviolence: Daily, 7:30-8:00am, via Zoom: Set an intention to expand nonviolence in your heart and actions; guided by community peacemakers. Registration required 

“Nonviolence through Resisting White Supremacy” Nonviolence Tools Workshop with Rashaad Abdur-Rahman: Thursday, Sept 22, 10-11:30am, In-Person. Registration required

Nonharm and Our Earth – Meditation on Beargrass Creek: Thursday, Sept 22, 5:30 – 8pm, $20 fee, limited seating on the 30ft Voyageur Canoe! Light clean up, meet water birds, and more. Registration Required

Louisville’s Arms of Compassion: Friday, Sept 23 and Friday, Sept 30, 12 – 12:30pm, via Zoom. [email protected] for the link – all are welcome

“Meeting in the Field: Exploring a Nonviolent Communication Framework” Nonviolence Tools Workshop with Cory Lockhart:  Tuesday, Sept 27, 9-10am, In-Person. Registration required

24 Hour Vigil for Nonviolence: Wednesday, Sept 28, 7pm to Thursday, Sept 29, 7pm, In-Person with masks at DGCEC: Each hour is marked by meditation, song, poetry or prayer. Join at any time you are able

“Compassion and Gratitude” Nonviolence Tools Workshop with Anne Walter: Thursday, September 29, 4:00 – 5:00pm, via Zoom, Registration required

“Transforming Limiting Beliefs” Nonviolence Tools Workshop with Maggie Jezreel: Friday, September 30, 10 – 11:30am, via Zoom, Registration required

International Day of Nonviolence: Community Gathering: Sunday, October 2, 3:00-4:00pm, Trager Park on Spalding University Campus (2nd and Kentucky Streets)  Dedication of 12 Days efforts. All are Welcome

Prayer for Nonviolence and World Peace: Weekdays, 10am, with Geshe Rapgyal, Geshe Sonam, Geshe Gedun, In-Person with masks at DGCEC – All are welcome

Peacemakers Walk:  Read about great practitioners of nonviolence on the display on DGCEC’s Front Lawn, all 12 Days – park near the street at the front of the center’s property and walk there

Peacemakers to Light the Path: Reflections about the lives and wisdom of great nonviolence practitioners, one each day to inspire you: