The Ediger Memorial Interfaith Celebration of Active Nonviolence

A major event we have coming up soon:

Nevada Desert Experience, The Interfaith Council of Southern Nevada, and Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service proudly present

The Ediger Memorial Interfaith Celebration of Active Nonviolence

A stimulating Sunday of dynamic, thought-provoking discussions, uplifting music, delicious food, and the sharing of useful tools for dealing with violence and its aftermath.

Sunday, September 23, 3:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Islamic Society of Nevada
4730 East Desert Inn Road, Las Vegas

Active nonviolence is any creative alternative to passive inaction on the one hand,
or countering violence with more violence on the other hand.

Presenters include:
Vincent Harding Chairperson, Veterans of Hope Project: A Center for the Study of Religion and Democratic Renewal

Kathy Kelly Founder, Voices for Creative Nonviolence (just back from another trip to Afghanistan)

Mary Litell Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service and Capacitar International

Rae Abileah CODEPINK Women for Peace and Young, Jewish & Proud

Ahmed Younis Co-author of American Blackness: Reflective Thoughts by Men of Faith (Roman & Littlefield, Fall 2012) and from 2008 to 2012, Senior Analyst for the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies.

St. James the Apostle Catholic Church Gospel Choir (singing A Cappella)
Under the direction of Susan Briare

Help decorate our Graffiti Wall of Free Expression

Complementary Dinner Courtesy of the Islamic Society of Nevada

Free Admission ($10 donation suggested)

Peter Ediger (1932-2012) was a poet and peace-maker, a veteran of many nonviolent campaigns who first envisioned this event. We are honored to bring this celebration to life!

For all inquiries and to request Free Child Care, RSVP to Nevada Desert Experience
info @

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