May 8, 2020

NEXT MEETING: May 8, 2020

In Pursuit of Peace

Nonviolent Peaceforce is a global non-profit organization that protects civilians in violent conflicts through unarmed strategies. Gilda Bettencourt will discuss how the organization builds peace by working side by side with local communities. It advocates for the wider adoption of these approaches to safeguard human lives and dignity.

To learn more about the organization, you may visit its website. A one-minute introduction to its approach to saving lives and preventing bloodshed is available on YouTube.

Nonviolent Peaceforce has received support from Rotary.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

For security reasons, our video conference meetings are by invitation only. The Zoom invitation will be sent to our members with the subject Richmond Rotary Invitation. If you didn’t get it last week, please check your spam. Rotary guests are welcome. To receive the Zoom link, request it by sending an email to info@richmondcarotary.org prior to our meeting on Friday.

LAST WEEK’S PROGRAM

Compassion Has No Walls

At last week’s presentation we learned about the work of the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity. Galatea King described the organization’s work to bring greater justice and fairness to the U.S. immigration system. To learn more this work please visit their website.