Thursday, March 28, 2013

Blue Scarf Solidarity Project

The Cleveland Nonviolence Network has invited Buddy Bell to Cleveland from April 4 to April 10, 2013 to speak about the Blue Scarf Solidarity Project with the Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers.  A
Please plan to attend the following Blue Scarf Solidarity events with Buddy Bell, co-coordinator of Voice for Creative Nonviolence: 

Free and Open to the Public--
*April 4, 2013 at 7:00 PM--Continuing Dr. King's Legacy--North Presbyterian Church, 4515 Superior Avenue (new address—parking in lot across the street) Cleveland, OH 44103.  (Speaking—Buddy Bell of Voices for Creative Nonviolence and Veronica Dahlberg, Director of HOLA);
Primary Contacts:  Charlie Hurst and Maria Smith, email:
*April 5, 2013 at 6:00 PM--potluck; 7:00 PM Buddy Bell’s presentation to the West Shore Unitarian Imagine Peace Group, West Shore Unitarian Church, 20401 Hilliard Blvd, Rocky River, OH. 

Primary Contacts:  Jean Kosmac, email:; Patt Needham,
*April 7, 2013 at 12:00 Noon—John Knox Presbyterian Church, 25200 Lorain Rd. North Olmsted, OH 44070.  Primary Contacts:  Jeff Nichols at 440.777.3744 or, and Maria Smith, email:  
Please plan to attend the first local conversation with the Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers:  
*April 13, 2013 at 9:30 AM--Skype/audio conversation with the Afghan Youth Peace

Volunteers, West Shore Unitarian Imagine Peace Group, West Shore Unitarian Church, 20401 Hilliard Blvd, Rocky River, OH. 

Buddy Bell and Kathy Kelly are co-coordinators of Voice for Creative Nonviolence.  He visited the Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers twice last year, spending a total to two months with them.  He plans to return to Afghanistan at the end of this summer. 

If you would like to invite Buddy Bell to speak at a gathering, please contact
Maria Smith at .  
Primary Contacts:  Jean Kosmac, email:; Patt Needham,

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