interfaith youth retreat

(National) Nonviolent Leadership for Interfaith Peacebuilders 2012

Applications are now open for this highly anticipated and incredible program that Pace e Bene Australia are offering in 2012.

You can find all the information at the Project website.

interfaith youth retreatABOUT THE PROGRAM
Nonviolent Leadership for Interfaith Peacebuilders is a new 8-day residential program designed for young people aged 18-30 years from a variety of different faith backgrounds who hold a common passion to lead their generation towards the goal of a world without violence, intolerance and injustice.

The program involves two modules in 2012 and includes supporting participants to engage in a community project developed by each participant in his or her individual faith community.

Module 1: The Inner and Outer Journey of Nonviolent Leadership (5 day)

4.30pm Sunday 29th January  – 4pm Friday 3rd February 2012

Module 2: The Tool-Kit For Nonviolent Leadership (3 day)
9am Wednesday 11th April – 4pm Friday 13th April 2012

The 8 day residential retreat will take place at the beautiful and idyllic surrounds of Amberley Retreat and Spirituality Centre on the Yarra River in MELBOURNE where participants will journey into the depths of learning the ways and skills of nonviolent living, leadership, interfaith work, community work, social change, developing one’s identity, purpose and sense of belonging and self-care.

The program highlights includes 8 days with highly experienced facilitators and a project team with a passion for cultivating the nonviolent leadership potential of each participant.

Successful applicants will have all their expenses covered (excl. travel). Participants must be willing to fully commit to the course and come with readiness to engage in changing themselves in order to change the world.  This project is supported by funding from the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department under its Building Community Resilience Grants Program.


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