Peace Paradigm Radio, May 3: Meta Peace Team

 A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.

–Mahatma Gandhi

Listen to PPR for May 3, 2013 by clicking the link below or clicking on the grey arrow. (If you right click on the link you can download the talk to your computer and listen on-the-go.)

PPR: May 3, 2013-Listen Here
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On this show, Stephanie Van Hook & Michael Nagler talk with Mary Hanna from the Meta Peace Team (formerly the Michigan Peace Team) about everything from Guantanamo Prison, Robo-Bee, increased suicides among baby-boomers in the U.S, integrated proms in Georgia, to some amazing stories emphasizing  the effectiveness of the MPT work and the overall principles of nonviolence. MPT is one of the most well-respected Peace Team groups internationally and domestically.

You will certainly want to find out more about MPT after hearing from Mary, so please  visit their website. 

 

 

 

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    By: Stephanie Van Hook

    Before joining the Metta Center Team as Executive Director, Stephanie received an M.A. in Conflict Resolution from Portland State University; was trained and certified in mediation in the state of Oregon; worked as a Peace Corps volunteer in Benin, West Africa, where she created a program for girls’ empowerment and education; has taught French and English for the Alliance Francaise; and was trained in Montessori Early Childhood Education with seven years of classroom experience with 3-6 year olds. 

    She is the author of Gandhi Searches for Truth: A Practical Biography for Children (Person Power Press, 2016) and Nonviolence Daily: 365 Days of Wisdom from Gandhi (Person Power Press, 2019, co-authored with Michael Nagler).  Her articles have been published at Transformation at Open Democracy, Yes! Magazine, Common Dreams, and Waging Nonviolence. Additionally, she’s host of Nonviolence Radio, an FM and Pacifica syndicated radio program out of Point Reyes Station, California, (KWMR) and co-creator of a cooperative board game, Cosmic Peaceforce: Mission Harmony Three.

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