Gene Sharp

WOVEN salutes the life and work of Dr. Gene Sharp

WOVEN salutes the life life and work of Dr. Gene Sharp: through his work, through his writing, through his dedication to understanding revolution and non-violence.

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Kyoung H. Park, founder of the peace making theater Kyoung's Pacific Beat

Theatrical Interventions: Kyoung H. Park

Kyoung H. Park founded Kyoung’s Pacific Beat (KPB), a peacemaking theater company, in 2011. The mission of the Brooklyn based company is to encourage a culture of peace through the production of new theater works. His most recent work is Pillowtalk, which was recently performed at The Tank in Manhattan, as part of The Exponential […]

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The Uncomfortable Conversation

WOVEN participated in The Uncomfortable Conversation event held on January 16th at HBO. We learned about how to handle situations as described in Bari Weiss’ op-ed in the New York Times.

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A Single Garment of Destiny

Today, 15 January 2018, we reflect back on the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It was fifty-five years ago when he wrote the “Letter from a Birmingham Jail,” an impassioned request to end racial injustice and hatred through non-violent means.

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Seasons Greetings from WOVEN 2017

WOVEN took to the streets to find out what people had to say about ending violence and coming together. Check it out here!

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Miriam College Center for Peace Education

Circle of Peace at Miriam College Southeast Asian Institute for the Deaf

One of WOVEN’s international resources is the Miriam College Center for Peace Education, located in the Philippines. Led by Jasmin Nario-Galace, Ph.D., the center embraces its mission to help advance a culture of peace through education.

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Institute for Economics & Peace: Vision of Humanity

This week, along with the United Nations and a host of other organizations worldwide, we celebrate the International Day of Peace. To mark the day, the Institute for Economics & Peace will be releasing SDG16 Progress Report. SDG16 or the ‘peace goal’ as it is commonly referred to, is a major achievement of the international […]

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IPI Live Events During Ministerial Week of the UN General Assembly

Our resource partner, the International Peace Institute, IPI, has an extensive webpage of all of their events taking place this week during the high-level week of the UNGA. Many of these events will be on-the-record and live streamed.

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Join the Circle of Peace on September 21

This September 21, on International Peace Day, WOVEN, its allies, and citizens of New York City will gather and join hands forming a Circle of Peace around a Church, a Synagogue and a Mosque to symbolize solidarity, unity, and resistance. Please join us.

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Violence Is Our Enemy Not Each Other

WOVEN is committed to bringing people together to solve our differences. We support an individual’s right to speak out about their personal beliefs in a calm and civilized manner.

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Please Join Us For “Love Divided By”

We invite you to join us for a performance of Susan Charlotte’s Love Divided By.

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“The M Word” Event

We encourage you to attend “The M Word: Muslim-American Stories of Hope and Resistance” on February 24th at Columbia University.

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Upcoming Programs at NewYork Live Arts

WOVEN supports NewYork Live Arts in their aspiration to bring people together through art and creativity.

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Protecting Children in the Progress Towards Peace

The IPI together with Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict, and the government of Estonia cohosted a policy forum on child protection in peace processes.

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Bringing Gun Violence Awareness to the Stage

The New York Times recently published an article featuring interviews with the writers behind three new plays that focus on gun violence.

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All That We Share

We were so touched by the message of this video by TV2Denmark.

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