SPRINGFIELD (June 17, 2020) – The Global Education and Peace Network will hold the next installment in its Global Education Series, “Let’s Get it Together: Making Peace through the Pandemic and Protest,” on Zoom this Saturday, June 20, at 9:30 a.m.
The event is usually held as a Peace Walk at City Hall, 76 E. High St., but this year it will be a virtual gathering via the Zoom platform. Dale Henry, Gammon House Director, will speak. Other community members will speak on the following topics:
- Vince Carter, Clark County Combined Health District
- Tiffany Cydrus-Beckel, RN, Springfield Regional Medical Center
- Winkie Mitchell, behavioral health RN, retired
Peace and Justice
- Jerry Laub, Global Education and Peace Network
- Samina Ahmed, Springfield Human Relations Board and Masjid Al-Madina Mosque
- City Commissioner Rob Rue
- Katalina Remusat, Springfield Human Relations Board
- Sana Ahmed, Masjid Al-Madina Mosque
- Ravi Khanna, MD, Hindu Community of Springfield
- Pastor Carl Ruby, Central Christian Church
For more information about how to call in to the program or join the meeting through Zoom, contact Nancy Flinchbaugh at email@example.com. The meeting will stream live on the City of Springfield’s YouTube channel at youtube.com/user/GATVSpringfield5.
The Global Education and Peace Network celebrates its 18th season with the speaker series, “Sharing our Roots: Growing Springfield Together.” Monthly programs will explore ways for local residents to practice kindness in their lives. The Global Education and Peace Network formed during City-sponsored study circles after the tragedy of 9/11. They seek to build bridges of understanding across cultural divides with their monthly speaker series and annual calendar.