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TRIBAL LEADERS WELCOME DALAI LAMA

 

May 18, 2012 (San Diego) -- This month’s cover story of Indian Voices features local tribal representatives welcoming spiritual leader and peace activist, the Dalai Lama, at San Diego State University. To view this story and the rest of the May issue, click here.      

SOMETHING COOL’S GOIN’ ON — IN A LITTLE CORNER OF SANTEE

 

by Diane Slagle
 
May 18, 2012 (Santee)--In the heart of Santee, on a small corner of land, some inspiring things are happening — week after week, the whole year ‘round: 

 

COMPASSION WITHOUT BORDERS: THE DALAI LAMA AT SDSU

 
"The Dalai Lama's response to oppression is not despair, but compassion." – Laurene Powell Jobs
 
Story and photos by Ron Logan
 
May 3, 2012 (San Diego) – For the first time ever, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, Tenzin Gyatso, made an appearance in San Diego to promote the theme of Compassion Without Borders.
 
His whirlwind two-day visit included speaking events at the University of California San Diego to discuss the global impact of climate change, at University of San Diego to lecture on the topic of cultivating peace and justice, and at San Diego State University to discuss upholding universal ethics and compassion in challenging times. 

DALAI LAMA WILL VISIT SAN DIEGO APRIL 18 & 19

 

 Tickets go on sale Feb. 22 at 10 a.m.
 
February 14, 2012 (San Diego)-- The 14th Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibet, will make his first trip to San Diego April 18 and 19 for public events at San Diego State University, the University of San Diego and the University of California, San Diego.
 
The Compassion Without Borders symposium will include three major public events: 

SEASON FOR NONVIOLENCE: AZIM KHAMISA, FATHER OF SLAIN SON, TO SPEAK JANUARY 29 IN EL CAJON

January 17, 2012 (El Cajon)--World-renowned speaker Azim Khamisa on January 29, 2012 will kick off the 15th annual "Season for Nonviolence" at Christ Church Unity in El Cajon. Khamisa, who has been praised by dignitaries including the Dalai Llama and former President Bill Clinton, delivers his inspirational message following the senseless-gang-related death of his son, Tariq in 1995.

COL. ANN WRIGHT, PEACE ACTIVIST, SPEAKS APRIL 6 AT SDSU

 

pril 6, 2011 (San Diego) – Col. Ann Wright, one of the nation’s most prominent peace activists, will speak this evening from 7-9 p.m. at San Diego State University in Hepner Hall 100.

 

 

Wright spent 13 years in the U.S. Army and 16 additional years in the Army Reserves, retiring as a Colonel. On March 19, 2003, the eve of the U.S invasion of Iraq, she cabled a letter of resignation to Secretary of State Colin Powell, stating that without the authorization of the UN Security Council, the invasion and occupation would be a violation of international law. Since then, she has been writing and speaking out for peace.

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