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2015 EVENTS

All events at Echo Valley Farm, unless otherwise noted.
Echo Valley Farm is at E14604 County Road F in Ontario, WI 54651. CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS, as your GPS and online mapping will not work.
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PEACEMAKER GATHERING: A conversation with Sami Rasouli and Marie and John Braun on Peacemaking
May 16 from 10 am to 5 pm
at Echo Valley Farm
Music by Mark Heffernan

In the midst of war and in the midst of ignorance, people of peace find one another. We are creating the possibility of a new story to be written. A story of courage, of love and of kindness.

You are warmly welcomed to spend the day with Sami Rasouli, founder of the Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project and with 2012 Peacemakers of the Year Marie and John Braun.

There is no cost for the gathering. Meals for $5
.

WORKSHOP: Creative Nonviolent Action with Rivera Sun
May 30 from 10 am to 5 pm at Echo Valley Farm
Music by Mark Adkins of Subvocal from 5 pm to 7 pm
Rivera Sun offers an overview of successful nonviolent action campaigns and the fun, serious, lively, solemn, humorous tools available. The workshop highlights the importance of maintaining our humanity – breaking down “us and them.”
Planning skills, the role of art, messaging & media and more will be discussed.

Rivera Sun is author of The Dandelion Insurrection, Steam Drills, Treadmills, and Shooting Stars and The Billionaire Buddha; the co-host of Occupy Radio and the co-founder of the Love-In-Action Network.

Rivera Sun
Mark Adkins of Subvocal

Mark Adkins, long-time friend of Echo Valley and singer songwriter for award winning band Subvocal, will rock the amphitheater with layered, moody, honest songs.
 
Suggested free will contribution: $10
Lunch: $5
For more information call 608-337-4871.

PEACEMAKER GATHERING: Human Rights, Human Dignity
June 13
Stay tuned for more information on this event
at Echo Valley Farm.

PEACEMAKER GATHERING: Peace First, Ending War
July 11
Echo Valley welcomes Tawana Petty, mother, award winning activist, social justice organizer, poet and author. She is the past recipient of the Spirit of Detroit Award, Woman of Substance Award, Women Creating Caring Communities Award, and was recognized as one of Who’s Who in Black Detroit in 2013 and 2015. Tawana is committed to social justice and youth advocacy, and is heavily engaged in transformative visionary organizing on the ground in Detroit. She is a board member of the James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership and a member of Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management, We the People of Detroit and the People’s Water Board Coalition.
Please click here for Tawana's full bio and picture.
 
Stay tuned for more information on this event
at Echo Valley Farm.

PEACEMAKER GATHERING: 10th Annual Widening the Circle: Honor the Earth
August 1
Enjoy the music of The Getaway Drivers, Jason Moon and TheyGuanaUs. More TBA.

Getaways Jason Moon
The Getaway Drivers
Jason Moon
TheyGuanaUs
TheyGuanaUs

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at Echo Valley Farm.

PEACE WEEK MILWAUKEE 2015
August 16 - 23
All organizations, faiths, businesses and agencies working towards peace and sustainability are welcomed to create a week-long event: speakers, music, panel discussions, food, dance, races, galleries of art and photography, children’s activities, religious services – it is up to you.

Enjoy Peace Week Milwaukee's Facebook page and website: www.peaceweekmilwaukee.org. 
If you are interested in helping or need more information, contact dena@peaceweekmilwaukee.org or call 608-337-4871.

PEACEMAKER GATHERING: Celebration of the UN Declared International Day of Peace
September 19
Echo Valley warmly welcomes Joe & Vicki Price and Mark Adkins of Subvocal back to the amphitheater (or the yurt, weather depending)!

Joe & Vicki Mark
Joe & Vicki Price
Mark Adkins of Subvocal

Stay tuned for more information on this event
at Echo Valley Farm.

PEACEMAKER GATHERING: Harvest Fest
October 10
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at Echo Valley Farm.

PEACEMAKER GATHERING: Changing Our Story
November 14
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at Echo Valley Farm.

PEACEMAKER GATHERING: Festival of Light
Dectember 19
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at Echo Valley Farm.

PEACE IS POSSIBLE
Prem Rawat
TPRF.org
The mission of TPRF is a simple one: to address the fundamental human needs of food, water and peace so that people can live with dignity, peace and prosperity.
Echo Valley Hope supports the vision of TPRF.