Join Rotary, community leaders for 'Hands On Peace Event' Feb. 25
The Rotary Club of Fort Worth invites you to participate in its inaugural Hands On Peace Event (H.O.P.E.) from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25 on the Texas Wesleyan University campus.
Conference attendees will engage with community leaders, including U.S. Rep. Kay Granger and Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald, in an interactive discussion on timely topics such as interfaith peace, civil discourse and social justice, community and international affairs, and more. Through education and dialogue, The Rotary Club of Fort Worth’s mission is to promote a more inclusive, peaceful, and productive community.
Tickets are $10 and include lunch. To purchase tickets, visit https://rotaryhope.eventbrite.com. A portion of the registration fee will be donated to the efforts of a local community garden.
The event is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Fort Worth, Texas Wesleyan University, Arcturis and Williams Trew.
Hands On Peace Event (H.O.P.E.)
Congresswoman Kay Granger
- When Cultures Collide
Dr. Robert A. Hunt, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University
- 21st Century Family Conflict
Angela Mitakidis, Southern Methodist University
- Peace in the Workplace
Robyn Short, Robyn Short|Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Interfaith Peace
Cheryl Kimberling, Ph.D., Multicultural Alliance
Imran Ahmed, Ph.D.
Michael Ross, M.D.
Gregory K. Stephens, Ph.D.
- The Inner and Outer Work of Peace: Civil Discourse & Social Justice
Estrus Tucker, Center for Courage and Renewal
Cindy Johnson, Center for Courage and Renewal
Sharon Herrera, LGBTQ S.A.V.E.S.
Mervil Johnson, Tarrant County Workforce Solutions
- Mediation as a Tool for Peace Building
Dr. Barbara Kirby, Assistant Professor, Texas Wesleyan Mediation Team, Texas Wesleyan University
- Police and Community Relations
Dr. Joel Fitzgerald, Fort Worth Police Department, Chief of Police
- Healthy Moms-Healthy Babies-Healthy Community (H3): A Call to Action
Marcy L. Paul, Ph.D., UNT Health Science Center, School of Public Health
Gala Stafford, CHW, UNT Health Science Center, School of Public Health
- Challenges Faced by Refugees and How We Can Help
Becky Storey, Area Director, Refugee Services of Texas
Jean-Claude Mauridi, Resettlement and Placement Supervisor, Refugee Services of Texas
Hall of Peace booths:
- Multicultural Alliance
- Fort Worth Sister Cities International
- SMU Center for Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management
- Robyn Short|Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Refugee Services of Texas
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