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Community Peace Huddle

from: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1231454656913973/

The Peace Initiative Shasta County (PISC) is sponsoring their second quarter Community Peace Huddle on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 1-4 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 1825 East Street, Redding CA. They are inviting those interested in acting as facilitators to attend a May 6th training at 1 p.m. at the same location, to be delivered by PISC Steering Committee member Robert Brown.

Shasta County PEACE (People for Equity through Advocacy, Collaboration, and Education) Initiative “is a non-partisan, non-denominational grassroots collaborative whose mission is to unify the efforts of Shasta County human rights and social justice groups through advocacy, collaboration, and education in virtual and practical environments. Our vision is an inclusive Shasta County for all people.”

PISC would like everyone to take 90-seconds to complete a survey to help shape the Web Site and Facebook Group to meet your needs and desires. They are also looking for volunteers with skills in an array of areas, including: social media, print and photo journalism, legal, accounting, administrative, public relations, and teaching and training (to name a few). You can donate as little or as much time as you have available. Contact: peaceshastacounty@gmail.com.

Women’s Leadership Event
Also of interest to community activists, there will be an educational evening for women to learn the skills needed to become successful leaders on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 5) at McConnell Foundation, 800 Shasta View Drive, Redding, CA. Mona Pasquil, Appointments Secretary, Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown will be the keynote speaker. Topics will include:

  • How to get appointed to a State Board or Commission
  • Opportunities for public service
  • Importance of women in decision-making, leadership and policy making

There will also be a local panel discussion about appointment process to local boards and commissions, non-profit and business leadership. There is no charge for the event and light hors d’oeuvres, coffee, tea and wine will be served. For additional information contact Kristen Schreder at kschreder@gmail.com

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