COMMUNITY EVENTS

Consider attending these events sponsored by other organizations around New Hampshire and beyond to gain an even wider perspective on the world!*

FILM & DISCUSSION


Disturbing the Peace 

Sunday, December 3 at  2 PM

Red River Theatres, Concord 

Purchase Tickets: $10  

Disturbing the Peace follows former enemy combatants - Israeli soldiers from elite units and Palestinian fighters, many of whom served years in prison - who have joined together to challenge the status quo. The film reveals their transformational journeys from soldiers committed to armed battle to nonviolent peace activists, leading to the creation of Combatants for Peace.

The movie challenges ...us to understand the narratives we live within...and decide what role we are going to play in creating a more humane world...and it starts with our willingness to disturb the peace.

Following the movie, Chen Alon and Suleiman al-Khatib, cofounders of Combatants For Peace and co-nominees for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, will entertain audience questions and comments via Skype
The Combatants are painting that picture, showing the world what the art of peaceful coexistence looks like.Disturbing the Peace offers a glimpse into that fiercely creative and courageous process.

Presented by: NH Friends of Combatants for Peace

Presented in partnership with: J-Street, World Affairs Council of NH, NH Peace Action Education Fund

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RESOURCES

Learn more about all of New Hampshire's global ties!


New Hampshire non-profits working globally
Rubia Handwork (Warner)
Room to Read NH
Women's Trust (Wilmot)
Global Grassroots (Hanover/Portsmouth)
Freedom Cafe (Durham)
Honduras Hope (Franconia)
NuDay Syria (East Hampstead)
International Campaign for Human Rights in Bhutan

New Hampshire organizations related to international affairs/culture
Global Citizens Circle
Zonta International - Concord club
Dining for Women- Seacoast chapter
International Affairs Discussion Group, Walpole

Annual Cultural Celebrations
We are One - Latino/African festival- Manchester
Concord Multicultural Festival
Glendi- Greek festival- Manchester
Poutine Fest- Manchester

New Hampshire refugee resources

New Hampshire & international business
Center for Women's Business Advancement at SNHU
One pager on international business & NH

New Hampshire Colleges & Universities' international programs
New Hampshire Great Decisions Discussion Groups:


National Publications
International Jobs 



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