|When||Oct 07, 2012 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CT|
|Location|| First Congregational Church of Wilmette, UCC|
1125 Wilmette Avenue
Meet the South Sudan Country Director for Nonviolent Peaceforce, Tiffany Easthom. Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) deploys unarmed civilian peacekeepers in conflict zones around the world and is currently advising the United Nations on how to create successful nonviolent peacekeeping missions. Tiffany will describe how her team protects civilians in South Sudan from violence and heads off conflict by providing avenues of communication between the warring parties. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet someone making a difference for peace. To learn more about how NP is transforming the world’s response to conflict, visit www.nonviolentpeaceforce.com.
Canadian-born Tiffany Easthom was honored as the Nonviolent Peaceforce’s 2012 Civilian Peacekeeper of the Year. Currently serving as NP’s Country Director for South Sudan, she has also run field projects for NP in Sri Lanka and for Peace Brigades International (PBI) in Indonesia.