Posts by Soneile Hymn

Speaker and Film Tour: The Long Struggle for Peace at Jeju Island, Korea

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 7-8:30pm St. John Episcopal Church, Petaluma, CA (the corner of 5th and C Street) Don’t miss this fascinating presentation by activists Hee Eun (Silver) Park and Paco Michelson; includes scenes from the documentary of the struggle, Gureombi, The Wind is Blowing and a Q&A session. The people of Gangjeong village on… read more

Nonviolent Action and Unarmed Peacekeeping

Why are we conditioned to believe that violence is necessary? Is it? In Friday’s episode of Peace Paradigm Radio we explore the power of nonviolence organizing on both the grassroots and the international levels, with nonviolence in the news for Friday, March 6. Then, we are joined by activist, author and artist, Rivera Sun who… read more

Lively, intimate reading with Rivera Sun

Special! Join Author Rivera Sun for a lively, intimate reading from her novel, The Dandelion Insurrection . . . and also a special opportunity to enjoy her newest novel, Billionaire Buddha, before it reaches the general public. This is a small, private residence gathering of warm spirits and little-heard stories. Light refreshments will be served… read more

Nonviolent Conflict Intervention Skills 2-day Training

Mica and Peijman are offering their two day training in Santa Rosa! This two-day training is formed around one simple premise: conflict is inevitable, violence is not. Learn how to reclaim your personal power by seeking a third path between passivity and violence: active nonviolence. The nonviolent conflict intervention and de-escalation skills taught in this… read more

International Women’s Day Movie Night! Pray the Devil Back to Hell, Lynn Woolsey and Metta!

International Women’s Day!  Movie Night on March 8th, 2015 at 6:30pm AQUS CAFÉ, 189 H Street, Petaluma Join us for this amazing film that chronicles the remarkable story of the courageous Liberian women who came together to end a bloody civil war and bring peace to their shattered country. Lynn Woolsey, former US Congresswoman, will… read more

Tools for Nonviolent Transformation – Weekend Workshop!

Date: Saturday March 21st and Sunday March 22nd from 10am – 6pm Location: Arlene Francis Center for Spirit, Art and Politics, 99 6th St, Santa Rosa, CA Facilitators: Rivera Sun, Mica Stumpf, Peijman Kouretchian Everyone experiences conflict–it’s unavoidable. In families, businesses, nonprofit organizations, schools, churches, and politics–conflict can lead to destructive or constructive ends. Learning… read more