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West Hartford Women in Networking to Hold ‘Peaceful’ Discussion

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Victoria Christgau, executive director of the Connecticut Center for Nonviolence, will address the West Hartford Women in Networking on Thursday, May 30.


Connecticut Center for Nonviolence Executive Director Victoria Christgau will address the West Hartford Women in Networking Thursday about creating a culture of nonviolence in our communities.

The discussion will feature the bridge-building work that the Connecticut Center for Nonviolence is doing and has done with community partners in Connecticut and beyond.

Christgau, the organization’s founder as well as executive director, is a lifelong nonviolence educator. She founded and produced of the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Commemoration of Litchfield County, CT, for 20 years, and founded the Connecticut Center for Nonviolence at the request of her mentor, legendary civil rights leader, Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr.

Christgau continues to work closely with Lafayette around the country. She has directed hundreds of people of all ages in training and implementing the philosophy and strategies of Kingian Nonviolence across racial, social, economic and generational divides. 

Christgau will speak to the West Hartford Women in Networking on Thursday, May 30, from 7:30-9:30 a.m., at Chatfield/Brookdale, One Chatfield Dr., West Hartford, CT.

The meeting will also include introductions, networking, door prizes, and breakfast snacks. There will be a display table, and attendees are welcome to bring business cards, brochures etc. New attendees are welcome and there is no membership fee. The meeting cost is $2 person.

An RSVP for headcount is appreciated. For further information visit www.westhartfordwomeninnetworking.com or Dianne Rechel [email protected] or 860-573-3501.

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