Working Across Difference:
Meeting Refugees in Crisis
A Mohonk Consultations Forum
Sunday, April 9, 1917
3 – 6 p.m.
Mohonk Mountain House Parlor
3:00 Welcome and Opening – Brad Berg, Chair, Mohonk Consultations Board.
3:15 The Larger Context – Crisis points in the world and regionally where difference is fueling conflict; and where peace building skills are needed to address difference.
– İlgű Őzler, Dir. SUNY Global Engagement Program in NYC; Pres. United Nations Association Mid-Hudson Valley; and Prof. Political Science / International Relations, SUNY New Paltz.
3:45 Focus on refugees and dealing with difference – Solutions for refugees to be accepted and assisted.
– Giovanni Ciarlo, Academic Director & E-learning Coordinator, Gaia Education; Sustainability and Social Responsibility Consultant, New Earth Consulting; GEESE member, Gaia Education; Council Representative, Red de Ecaldeas de las Americas; Artistic Director and Performer, Sirius Coyote Music.
4:05 Connecting across differences: a traveler’s story
– Tara Stuart, world traveler, educator, speaker, author, illustrator; Co-founder of Hill Center for Psychosynthesis in Education in Walpole, New Hampshire; Board of Directors of Kosmos Associates, Inc.
4:15 Q & A
4:40 World Café Session
5:45 Roundtables Report Out
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