Speaking Peace in a World of Conflict
Sunday, Nov 8, 2020 – 12:00 to 1:00 PM -EST
Meeting ID 864 7098 3600 Passcode 382869
Speakers: Soraya Deen and Mike Ghouse
“Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is LOVE.” – MLK.
We live in a politically charged climate and dangerous times where religion, fragile relationships, and blind misunderstanding has become a powerful tool to divide people and communities.
In this interactive session we will talk about how our speech can heal or hurt, create joy or suffering, and determine our happiness.
WE WILL LEARN ABOUT
- The four D’s of Dysfunctional Communication.
- Anger – what it tells us
- How to make OBSERVATIONS and not JUDGMENTS.
- How to express gratitude and empathy
- Joining forces with others to create social change.
Soraya M. Deen is an award winning international activist and community organizer. She is a lawyer and the founder of the Muslim Women Speakers Movement.
She is the co-founder of Peacemoms (Promoting Christian Muslim /Dialogue) and The Interfaith Solidarity Network one of the largest interfaith organizations in Los Angeles. Soraya is the author of PEACE MATTERS – Raising Peace Conscious children.
Soraya also organized the first Interfaith Women’s Leadership conference at the Los Angeles City Hall October 2016.
Dr. Mike Ghouse is a speaker, thinker, author, community consultant, pluralist, activist, newsmaker, and an interfaith wedding officiant. Mike is deeply committed to Free speech, Human Rights, and Pluralism in Religion, Politics, Societies, and the workplace. He is the founder and president of the Center for Pluralism and a fellow at the World Muslim Congress, a Think Tank. He has dedicated his life to building cohesive societies and offers pluralistic solutions to the media and the policymakers on issues of the day. Everything about him at www.TheGhousediary.com.