The “Compassion in Action: Know Your Rights” Youth Leadership Summit 2018 event will be held at the Pico Youth and Family (PYFC) in Santa Monica on Saturday Jan 13th, 9am-4pm and location TBD on Sunday, January 14th 1-5pm.

 

 

 

 

 Compassionate California is hosting this event at Pico Youth and Family Center, Center Director, Oscar De La Torre is working in partnership with Felecia (Fe Love) Lenee Williaims as Coordinator and Director of Youth Programs, Compassionate ARTS in Action/Posts for Peace and Justice.

 

 

 

 

 

 Compassionate California holds the vision for a state that is unified in its commitment to effectively preserve healthy, equitable and resilient communities through the methods of cooperation, collaboration and collective impact through compassionate action. We believe that insuring a state that focuses on the values of compassionate action and compassionate decision making acts as a much-needed model for the global community.

 

 Together with Compassionate Partners, Cities, and Organizations within California we are fostering the fundamental principles and practices of universal respect supporting social/racial justice and making compassion a clear, luminous and dynamic force in our polarized world.

 

 At the Youth Summit, we expect to convene 80- 100 of our Los Angeles community’s youth from various racial, ethnic, socioeconomic backgrounds, cultures and spiritual faiths for a critical dialogue and partnership on how to become more effective compassionate leaders.

 

 The event is designed to educate, empower and encourage compassionate dialogue and collaboration between concerned youth with their community leaders at all levels, including advocates of Black Lives Matter, DACA, religious and spiritual leaders, law enforcement, elected officials, and others.

 

There will be interactive educational presentations, and empowering artistic collaborations, all while engaging in a compassionate dialogue for effective and lasting change.   Posts for Peace & Justice will be facilitating collaborative, hands-on workshops resulting in 7 completed 8-foot “Posts”  –  “compassionate visual conversations,” which will be exhibited and “posted” in social media.  

 

This Project is growing internationally and exhibited in the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, The Carter Center and Washington, D.C.  (PostsforPeaceandJustice.org; Facebook: Posts for Peace and Justice Project.)

 

 Panelists are also invited to mentor/support one of the 7 “Compassionate ARTS in Action workstations, with Posts for Peace and Justice Co-Director, Kira Carrillo Corser.  Each Post (8’x5”x5”) is a collaborative effort with 10-15 participants artistically contributing during six, 45-minute break-out sessions throughout the weekend with in-depth exploration and dialogue to a specific topic.

 

Planned topics for the Posts are:

 

1.     Privilege in the U.S.A.— Mental Health, ADA, Socio-Economic, Racial, etc.

 

2.    Compassionate ARTS/Pico Youth and Family Center

 

3.    Hope: In Solidarity of Black Lives

 

4.    Compassionate Cops: Protecting and Serving All

 

 5.     Soaring: Youth Leadership Empowering A Higher Education

 

 6.    Dreamers: In Solidarity of Immigrant Lives

 

 7.     Know Your Rights

 

 We do hope you can join us for this “Compassion in Action: How do we keep it Honest & Civil?” Youth Summit!  Please let us know your interest, and email requested items to Felecia “Fe Love” Lenee Williams at felove@compassionatecalifornia.org

 

PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU WANT TO ATTEND? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sincerely,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Youth Summit Coordination Team, Compassionate California:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Felecia “Fe Love” Lenee Williams, Lora O’Connor, Jo Ann Gaines, Carla Baldassari, Jennifer Colby and Kira Carrillo Corser

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Compassionate California, www.CompassionateCalifornia.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Compassionate California is a proud project of EarthWays Foundation, a non-profit public charity exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The “Compassion in Action: Know Your Rights” Youth Leadership Summit 2017 event will be held at the Pico Youth and Family (PYFC) in Santa Monica on Saturday Jan 13th, 9am-4pm and location TBD on Sunday, January 14th 1-5pm.

 

 Compassionate California is hosting this event at Pico Youth and Family Center, Center Director, Oscar De La Torre is working in partnership with Felecia (Fe Love) Lenee Williaims as Coordinator and Director of Youth Programs, Compassionate ARTS in Action/Posts for Peace and Justice.

 

 

 Compassionate California holds the vision for a state that is unified in its commitment to effectively preserve healthy, equitable and resilient communities through the methods of cooperation, collaboration and collective impact through compassionate action. We believe that insuring a state that focuses on the values of compassionate action and compassionate decision making acts as a much-needed model for the global community.

 Together with Compassionate Partners, Cities, and Organizations within California we are fostering the fundamental principles and practices of universal respect supporting social/racial justice and making compassion a clear, luminous and dynamic force in our polarized world.

 At the Youth Summit, we expect to convene 80- 100 of our Los Angeles community’s youth from various racial, ethnic, socioeconomic backgrounds, cultures and spiritual faiths for a critical dialogue and partnership on how to become more effective compassionate leaders.

 The event is designed to educate, empower and encourage compassionate dialogue and collaboration between concerned youth with their community leaders at all levels, including advocates of Black Lives Matter, DACA, religious and spiritual leaders, law enforcement, elected officials, and others.

There will be interactive educational presentations, and empowering artistic collaborations, all while engaging in a compassionate dialogue for effective and lasting change.   Posts for Peace & Justice will be facilitating collaborative, hands-on workshops resulting in 7 completed 8-foot “Posts”  –  “compassionate visual conversations,” which will be exhibited and “posted” in social media.  

This Project is growing internationally and exhibited in the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, The Carter Center and Washington, D.C.  (PostsforPeaceandJustice.org; Facebook: Posts for Peace and Justice Project.)

 Panelists are also invited to mentor/support one of the 7 “Compassionate ARTS in Action workstations, with Posts for Peace and Justice Co-Director, Kira Carrillo Corser.  Each Post (8’x5”x5”) is a collaborative effort with 10-15 participants artistically contributing during six, 45-minute break-out sessions throughout the weekend with in-depth exploration and dialogue to a specific topic.

Planned topics for the Posts are:

1.     Privilege in the U.S.A.— Mental Health, ADA, Socio-Economic, Racial, etc.

2.    Compassionate ARTS/Pico Youth and Family Center

3.    Hope: In Solidarity of Black Lives

4.    Compassionate Cops: Protecting and Serving All

 5.     Soaring: Youth Leadership Empowering A Higher Education

 6.    Dreamers: In Solidarity of Immigrant Lives

 7.     Know Your Rights

 We do hope you can join us for this “Compassion in Action: How do we keep it Honest & Civil?” Youth Summit!  Please let us know your interest, and email requested items to Felecia “Fe Love” Lenee Williams at felove@compassionatecalifornia.org

PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU WANT TO ATTEND? 

 

 

 

Sincerely,

 

 

 

 Youth Summit Coordination Team, Compassionate California:

 

 

 

Felecia “Fe Love” Lenee Williams, Lora O’Connor, Jo Ann Gaines, Carla Baldassari, Jennifer Colby and Kira Carrillo Corser

 

 

 

Compassionate California, www.CompassionateCalifornia.org

 

 

 

Compassionate California is a proud project of EarthWays Foundation, a non-profit public charity exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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