Leadership Awards Reception: Awardees Caleb Encarnacion-Rivera, Lisa Laurel Weinberg, Esq., Carlton Watson, Clara Savage, Center for Nonviolent Solutions with Keynote Ambassador Chowdhury, Former United Nations Security Council President

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Date & Time: Thursday, March 24, 2011
3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School
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Briarwood Continuing Care Retirement Community
65 Briarwood Circle
Worcester, MA 01606
Cost: $10
Sponsored by: Institute for Global Leadership, Fischer Institute Nichols College, Briarwood Continuing Care Retirement Center, Fallon Clinic, WCCATV 13
Description: The Institute for Global Leadership cordially invites you to join Ambassador and Mrs. Anwarul K. Chowdhury, former United Nations Security Council President for the Life Leadership Awards Ceremony and Reception. Awardees: Caleb Encarnacion-Rivera, 9th Grader at University Park Campus School, Governor’s Youth Council, Main South Promise Neighborhoods and Founder, Brothers in Mission; Lisa Laurel Weinberg, Esq, Political Asylum Lawyer, Lutheran Social Services; Common Pathways Chair and CEO of the Willis Center Carlton Watson and Executive Director of Common Pathways, Clara Savage;The Center for Nonviolent Solutions; Certificates of Appreciation will also be given to honor the Peacemakers who have appeared on the Imagine Worcester and the World TV show (wccatv.com/imagine).

Mayor Joe O'Brien will present Ambassador and Mrs. Chowdhury with a key to the City. Strong Eagle Daly will play the Native American Flute. Wayne Nalbandian will recite his poem on A Culture of Peace (Invited). Allen Fletcher, Founder of Worcester Publishing will be Master of Ceremonies. Strong Eagle Daly will play the Native American Flute. Poet Wayne Nalbandian will recite his poem about a Culture of Peace (Invited).

To reserve for reception at $10.00 (walk-ins welcome), learn more about the levels of sponsorship from $100-$500, contact Virginia Swain Director, Institute for Global Leadership; vswain@global-leader.org; www.global-leader.org, 508-245-6843.

Keynote Address: Building a Culture of Peace: The Need of Our Times

Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury was the first recipient of the Institute for Global Leadership Award on May 1, 2007 at the conference New Leadership Models for Worcester, United States and the World at the Beechwood Hotel.Ambassador Chowdhury steered the International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Nonviolence for the Children of the World through the United Nations General Assembly as Ambassador from Bangladesh. Ambassador Chowdhury was Under-Secretary-General for the most vulnerable Countries until 2007. As president of the Security Council in 2000-01, Ambassador Chowdhury steered the landmark Resolution 1325 on Women and Peace and Security. To view a video of Ambassador Chowdhury's speech on Virginia Swain's television show, Imagine Worcester and the World, go to http://www.wccatv.com/node/13927. Ambassador Chowdhury helped Virginia Swain launch the Imagine Worcester: Creating a Culture of Peace in Our Neighborhoods: An Initiative facilitating Conversations That Matter in 2007. For more, go to www.centerglobalcommunitylaw.org.

Besides Briarwood,sponsors are Fallon Clinic, Fischer Institute at Nichols College, Willis Center, WCCA-TV Channel 13, Worcester Area Mission Society and Bob Batchelder, Amethyst Point, Worcester Friends Meeting Peace and Social Concerns Committee, The Center for Global Community and World Law, The Wocester Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, Dr. John Madonna, Sue and Bob Whitney
and many other committed individuals.
More Information: E-mail: vswain@global-leader.org
Phone: 508-245-6843
Entered by: Virginia Swain

Created: February 1, 2011 at 11:25 AM
Last Modified: March 11, 2011 at 5:21 PM

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