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Friday, January 25, 2008

About our Presenters for Creating a Culture of Peace


Here are a couple brief bios of our co-presenters for Creating a Culture of Peace, March 7, 8, and 9.


Tim Pluta:
A co-founder of the Western North Carolina Chapter 099 of Veterans For Peace. Tim has consciously been learning about nonviolence since his days of schoolyard conflicts.
From military Special Forces to conscientious objector, from wealthy businessman to lien-ridden war tax resister, Tim comes to Creating a Culture of Peace to learn more about violence and nonviolence through the popular education model of sharing experiences in a non-judgemental group setting.

Josie Setzler:
A community-based activist for peace and justice. She co-founded and leads Tiffin Area Pax Christi and People for Peace and Justice Sandusky County. She has also served local mental health and environmental efforts. Josie is a former college educator and scientist. She serves her Catholic parish as lector and Eucharistic minister and leads a contemplative prayer group. She is a certified CCP facilitator, who enjoys learning and living stories of nonviolence with her fellow CCP participants.


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