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  • Bahá'í Community of Palo Alto
  • Beyt Tikkun Synagogue
  • First Congregational Church (United Church of Christ) Palo Alto
  • First Evangelical Lutheran Church Palo Alto
  • First Presbyterian Church Palo Alto
  • First United Methodist Church Palo Alto
  • Mountain View Buddhist Temple
  • Palo Alto Buddhist Temple
  • Palo Alto Friends Meeting
  • St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Palo Alto
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Palo Alto (Catholic)
  • Social Action Committee of the Redwood City Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship
  • Trinity Church in Menlo Park (Episcopal)
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto
  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Los Gatos
  • West Bay Chapter, Buddhist Peace Fellowship

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February 2023

George Lakey Book & Speaking Event

When: Monday, February 13 2023 @ 06:00 pm - - 07:30pm
Event Type: Sponsored Events
Where: First Presbyterian Church Lounge
1140 Cowper St
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Description: George Lakey, a long time peace activist and Quaker, will be speaking and sharing from his recent memoir, "Dancing with History." LIVE STREAM AND IN-PERSON EVENT Event sponsored by Reach and Teach, Multifaith Voices for Peace & Justice, First Presbyterian Church and the Peninsula Peace & Justice Center. Join Quaker Activist and Master Storyteller George Lakey as he shares vignettes from his life at the center of history-making events as one of the world's most effective practitioners and teachers of nonviolent resistance, from Vietnam to El Salvador and Boston to Bolivia, he has danced through history and taught tens of thousands of others to dive into that dance. From the personal to the political, intimate, difficult, at times painful and other times joyful, come along on that dance and leave at the end of the evening empowered and hopeful.