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2018 Rotary Hands On Peace Event

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Tarrant County College - Trinity River Campus

300 Trinity Campus Circle

Fort Worth, TX 76102

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The Rotary Club of Fort Worth invites you to the Hands On Peace Event (H.O.P.E.). Join us as we engage, hands-on, in topics on the promotion and implementation of a productive, inclusive and peaceful Fort Worth community and beyond. Lunch will be provided.

Rotary International’s Six Areas of Focus:
Peace and Conflict Prevention / Resolution
Disease Prevention and Treatment
Water and Sanitation
Maternal and Child Health
Basic Education and Literacy
Economic and Community Development

As our host and sponsor, Tarrant County College invites you to participate in a day of meaningful conversations, with a special welcome by Chancellor Dr. Eugene Giovannini.

Mayor Betsy Price will offer closing remarks prior to the final address from our keynote speaker.

Our list of speakers include:

Opening remarks-
Peace, Race, and Culture
Lillie Biggins
Long-time Fort Worth Healthcare Executive

Police and Community Relations
Dr. Joel Fitzgerald
Chief of Police, Fort Worth

Basic Education and Literacy
Dr. Kent Scribner
Superintendent, Fort Worth Independent School District

When Cultures Collide
Dr. Robert Hunt
SMU Perkins School of Theology

Delivering an Effective Apology
Robyn Short
Robyn Short / Alternative Dispute Resolution

Social Justice and Civil Discourse
Estrus Tucker
Center for Courage and Renewal

Community Response to Homelessness in Early Childhood
Center for Transforming Lives

Rotary’s Commitment to Peace: Areas of Focus and Peace Fellows
Kirk Driver
Captain of Fort Worth Police Department
Jeff Whitfield
Partner with Kelly Hart & Hallman

Interfaith Peace Panel
Cheryl Kimberling, Ph.D.
Multicultural Alliance

Basic Education and Literacy
Dr. Kent Scribner

Closing Keynote Speaker-
Dr. Celestin Musekura (A.L.A.R.M.)
International Peacebuilding

Closing Remarks-
Mayor Betsy Price

More Speakers Being Added!

Hall of Peace
The Hall of Peace is designed to be a space for organizations to engage with conference attendees and members of the community on thoughts, ideas, and actions aimed at bringing peace to our community. Current participants include:
- Alliance for Children
- Center for Transforming Lives
- Cook Children’s Medical Center
- Fort Worth Sister Cities International
- Multicultural Alliance
- Presbyterian Night Shelter
- Robyn Short | Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Sunshine Club
- Tarrant County College Student Services
- Tarrant Literacy Coalition
- Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas
- The Rotary Club of Fort Worth

Special thanks to our Sponsors:
Rotary Club of Fort Worth
Tarrant County College
Arcturis
Williams Trew
**Sponsorship opportunities are still available!

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Tarrant County College - Trinity River Campus

300 Trinity Campus Circle

Fort Worth, TX 76102

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