The 26th Annual John Woolman Peacemaking Forum - Reconciling All Things

Woolman Peacmaking Forum Schedule of Events


7:30 – 9 p.m. “1.4 Billion Reasons"The Global Poverty Project
Hoover 105

The Global Poverty Project is an organization that exists to increase the number and effectiveness of people taking action to end extreme poverty.

They have developed "1.4 Billion Reasons", a simple yet ground-breaking presentation, that is travelling the world, inspiring and empowering audiences in its path. Based on leading research by economist Jeffrey Sachs, the 90 minute presentation clearly articulates the facts of extreme poverty and demonstrates that by making simple changes everyone can be a part of the solution.


6:30 p.m.

Documentary: “Hibakusha, Our Life to Live” and
Talkback: JoAnn & Larry Sims
Directors, Hiroshima World Friendship Center
Lemmons 8

Produced by award-winning producer David Rothauser, the documentary tells the stories of Japanese, Korean and American survivors of the 1945 atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.


10:40 – 11:30 a.m. “From Mulabe to Newberg: Lessons Along the Way”
Emmanuel Katongole
Bauman Auditorium

Chapel Service
Featuring a short film by Micah Bournes, “The Voice of Justice”
11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Guest Lecture
Micah Bournes
Lemmons 12

Micah Bournes will be speaking in Abigail Rine's Writing 110 class.
12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Brown Bag Lunch with
Emmanuel Katongole
Cap & Gown A
7:30 – 9 p.m. “Justice & Peace: Hopes that are the Wrong Size for
this World”
Emmanuel Katongole
Hoover 105

Evening program, also featuring Micah Bournes, followed by a reception to honor our guests.


7:30 – 9 p.m. Peace & Justice Symposium
7:15 p.m. - Refreshments
7:30 - 9 p.m. - Program

Quaker Heritage Room (Upstairs Library)

Colin Saxton | Superintendent, NW Yearly Meeting of Friends
Laura Goble | Director, Moreau Center for Service & Leadership, University of Portland.