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Gathering: End Polarization, Promote Peace

Event Details

November 12, 2019
5:45 pm

Kendrick Park
East Pleasant St.
Amherst , MA 01002
United States
Free admission

In a time of polarizing events, UMass students invite you to affirm the value of dignity and respect for all, and to promote a respectful discourse aimed towards peace and understanding.

Please join us if you agree that:

It’s Up To Us To...
...Ensure a safe and welcoming campus community
…Decrease polarization through respectful dialogue
…Uphold the value of free speech and use it with care, sensitivity, and respect
...Advocate for peace and affirm the humanity of Israelis and Palestinians
…Forge sophisticated understandings of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

5:30 p.m. - Gather at Kendrick Park

5:45-6 p.m. – Peace Walk Through Campus starting at Kendrick Park ending at Newman Center (approximately 25 minutes walk)

6:30-8 p.m. – Community Gathering at Newman Center at UMass with Conversation Circle, Co-existence Table, Dare2Discuss, Peace Art, Food, Song and More

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Student Activity