Global Days of Listening
"We’ll build a critical mass of nonviolent relationships for a green and equal world without war." APVs
NEW WINTER TIMES FOR CONVERSATIONS
Exploring within, to build a peaceful, equal, and sustainable world. together.
GLOBAL CITIZENS: "Extend a hand of true friendship" Kathy Kelly's article (below)
You can listen & type into the conversation on the livestream page, or listen to previous Days of Listening!
Collaborating around each other's paths of action toward a peaceful world.Write us at GlobalDaysOfListening@yahoo.com to request a time to talk. The regularly scheduled Days of Listening are on the 21st of each month from 8:00 - 11:00 am Afghanistan time planning calls by collaborators are on or about the 10th of the month - email us for info.
The Global Day of Listening team includes individuals and groups who believe that we can change to a non-violent way of living with each other - if we get to know each other better.
The 2011 Summer Solstice Days of Listening are the 5th set of Global Days of Listening since they began on September 21, 2010. The first "Day of Listening" was the International Day of Peace, September 21, 2010.
The conversations between members of the Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers and their new friends around the world grew into a commitment to do the "Skype-athons" every solstice and equinox.
The Winter Solstice Global Day of Listening to Afghans was another success with the number of 'listeners' doubling to about 80 participants in the 24-hour phone call. Now participants represented over 24 countries and a delegation of Americans had been in Kabul for the Global Day of Listening.
Lifted by everyone's experience of the Global Day of Listening to Afghans - the Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers asked for a special wide-area skype-athon for the International New Year's Day.
This "Dear Afghanistan, ..." call was even more successful with 450 Facebook supporters, hundreds of emails, and 180 involved in the phone calls. Both the winter solstice and Dear Afghanistan calls were live-streamed and many listened to the conversations over their computers.
The Global Day team is dedicated to holding these calls four times a year - or more.