Valencia College

Community Workshop: Organizing Action for Justice

Join PJI for an engaging 3-hour workshop introducing tools and strategies for creating and activating civil action campaigns. Participate in the hands-on work of: evaluating the environment, mapping stakeholders, ideating for social change, and developing an action plan.Get ready to "get your hands dirty" as we collaborate to create concrete action for justice.

Instructor Bio:

Kristin Lauria is a peacebuilding professional, educator, and social change consultant with fifteen years of experience working with NGOs, academic institutions, and public and private organizations in the United States, China, and the Middle East. Ms. Lauria currently consults, teaches, and trains with grassroots peacebuilding and development organizations. Ms. Lauria is a recipient of the 2018-2019 International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC) Classroom Curriculum Fellowship award to develop educational materials on the theory and practice of nonviolent civil resistance. She completed a Master’s degree in Coexistence and Conflict at Brandeis University (2014). She has previously worked on people-to-people peacebuilding programs in the Middle East at the Euphrates Institute; taught Gender Studies and Global Women’s Issues at Principia College; translated (from Mandarin Chinese to English) and edited academic manuscripts on Democracy and Rule of Law and the Sociology of Religion for Brill Academic Publishers; and worked as an intercultural facilitator and trainer in Mainland China. Her areas of interest include nonviolent civil resistance, grassroots change, organizational capacity building, peace education, people-to-people peace processes, women’s empowerment and development, youth education and leadership, and global citizenship.

Workshop Details:

When: Saturday January 26, 2019 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Cost: $20.00 per person Location: Valencia College Winter Park Campus – 850 West Morse Blvd. Winter Park FL 32789


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Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 9:00am to 12:00pm

Winter Park Campus, 225
850 W Morse Blvd Winter Park, FL

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Professional, Workshop, Students, Civic


Winter Park Campus



$20 ( Limited scholarships available)

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