This is a series of discussions about the causes and remedies of violence. The discussions will go from 7 to 9 PM and start with listening to a TED talk. Peaceable City is a subcommittee of the Baltimore Quaker Peace and Justice Committee. The TED talks will include, not necessarily in this order:
Oct 11 --Vernā Myers, “How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them"
Oct 18 -- Bryan Stevenson, “We Need to Talk about an Injustice,”
Oct 25 - Gary Haugen, “The hidden reason for poverty the world needs to address now”
Nov 1 -- Adam Foss, "The Power of the Prosecuter"
Nov 8 -- ending at 8:30, Nadine Burke Harris, “How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime”
Nov 15 -- Tony Porter, "A Call to Men"
Nov 22 -- Jeffrey Brown: How we cut youth violence in Boston by 79 percent
Gary Slutkin, “Let's treat violence like a contagious disease“
Brené Brown, “The Power of Vulnerability”
Inge Missmahl, “Bringing Peace to the Minds of Afghanistan”
Scilla Elworthy, “Fighting with nonviolence”
Julia Bacha: How women wage conflict without violence
Jamila Raqib: The secret to effective nonviolent resistance