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Radio Smart Talk for Thursday, December 20:
Last week's school shooting in Connecticut is one more reminder that we live in a violent society -- one that often settles a disagreement with weapons or fists.
Of course, the U.S. isn't the only place in the world where violence is pervasive. War and bloodshed seem to be an on-going part of life in many parts of the Middle East and other international hotspots.
On Thursday's Radio Smart Talk, we'll focus on a program that seeks to end the violence.
The Alternative to Violence project conducts workshops in the U.S. and around the world that teach skills such as:
The workshops have been conducted in this country as well as places like Gaza and the West Bank of Palestine.
Appearing on the program will be two ficilitators from Lancaster Friends Meeting-- Joseph Moore and Joseph DiGarbo.
Joe DiGarbo talks about his time helping to curb violence overseas.
Joseph Moore discusses ways to solve conflicts without using violence.
Students from Gaza write thank-you notes to DiGarbo and Moore.
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