Next Peaceful Genesee Meeting: Noon, Monday, April 29, 2013, at First Presbyterian Church, 301 East Main St., Batavia, NY.
Nearly 87 people a day in U.S. killed by guns in the U.S.
According to the Buffalo News, March 10, 2013, "From the biggest cities to the smallest towns, more than 31,000 people die of gunshot wounds in the U.S. each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's an average of nearly 87 a day. About 30 of those are murdered. More than 50 take their own lives. Stil others die in accidental shootings or from other casuses." See Buffalo News, March 10, 2013, page A5, for full article.
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The Community Commitment to Peaceful Living
On Nov. 14, participants in the Peaceful Genesee "Path to Reduce Community Violence" created the nation's first "Community Commitment to Peaceful Living":
"I(We) commit to creating a community free of violence of all forms, where all people treat each other with dignity and respect, and which develops the means to transform conflict peacefully."
Sign this Community Commitment by sending an email with "Sign me on" in the Subject line, to PeacefulGenesee@gmail.com_
videos of Kit Miller, Dr. Gan and Duke Duchscherer presentations at the Peaceful Genesee series,"Path to Reduce Community Violence" , are available at the top of this page.
Lisa Barrett, Angela Natalizia, Care-A-Van Ministries honored by Peaceful Genesee
Peaceful Genesean, Lisa Barret, Student Essay Winner Angela Natalazia, and Care-A-Van Volunteers at Recognition Luncheon
On Dec. 17, 2012, Peaceful Genesee honored Lisa Barrett, Angela Natalazia and Care-A-Van Ministries for their contributions to creating a more peaceful and compassionate community.
See Recognition Luncheon at the top of this page.
Angela Natalizia wins award for Student Essay
Angela Natalizia is being awarded $200 for her essay, "Creating a more peaceful world and community". For the full essay click on "Student Essay" at the top of this page
It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart. author unknown
M.K. Gandhi Institute Director, Kit Miller, leads Peaceful Genesee program to create Community Commitment for Peaceful Living
Participants at Genesee Community College on Nov. 14, 2012, gather to create the Community Commitment.
Join Peaceful Genesee in "making the commitment real'. Click on the Community Commitment Action Steps at the top of this page.