Don’t Nap! Stay Woke!
July 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Making beautiful trouble together in resistance to oppression
Come for an afternoon of creative visioning and practical organizing for building communities that embody peace and justice!
When: Sunday, July 15, 2018, from 2:30-4:30 p.m
Where: Tellus 360, Temple Room, 24 E. King St., Lancaster, PA
Sponsored by Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness
Sarah Thompson is a 2018 Generations Fellow at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center in Atlanta, Georgia, and is now preparing to participate in the Carnival of Resistance in Philadelphia during July and August (See carnivalderesistance.org).
Sarah is the immediate past Executive Director of Christian Peacemaker Teams, an organization committed to building partnerships that transform violence and oppression. At the request of local peacemakers, CPT sends international teams to support grassroots struggles for human rights and nonviolent social change worldwide. Sarah trains community groups in nonviolent direct action preparation, addressing power & privilege, and fostering connections to promote creative resilience.
Sarah is a Mennonite from Elkhart, Indiana, and attended Spelman College, majoring in Comparative Women’s Studies and International Studies, with a minor in Spanish. She is a 2011 graduate of Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, and through theological scholar-activism, playing soccer, and ecological black feminism she has visited 62 countries.