Summit on Non-Violence 2014 Opening and Welcome

Opening and Welcome

Welcome: Dr. Elsie Scott, Board Member, Metropolitan AME Church; Summit Council
Purpose of Summit: Dr. Stephanie Myers, National Co-Chair, Black Women for Positive Change
Role of Leadership: Delegate Daun S. Hester, National Co-Chair, Black Women for Positive Change
Invocation: Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds, Chaplain, Black Women for Positive Change

Summit on Non-Violence 2014 Panel 1

Pathways that Lead to Violence

Moderator: Mr. Robert Bobb, Robert Bobb Group, LLC
Presenters: Wendy Pohlhaus, Esq., Executive Assistant, U.S. Attorney, WDC Rev. Peggy Miller, Esq., President/CEO, Gift of Helping Ministry

Summit On Non-Violence 2014 Panel 2

Retraining Individuals/Communities Traumatized by Violence

Moderator: Dr. Lonise Bias, Founder/President, Bspeaks International
Presenter: Dr. Joseph Marshall, Founder/CEO, Stay Alive and Free, San Francisco, CA

Summit on Non-Violence 2014 Panel 3

Educating Citizens about Violence Prevention

Retraining Individuals/Communities Traumatized by Violence
Moderator: Dr. Lonise Bias, Founder/President, Bspeaks International
Presenter: Dr. Joseph Marshall, Founder/CEO, Stay Alive and Free, San Francisco, CA

Summit On Non-Violence 2014 Panel 5

Unleashing the Genius in Our Youth

Moderator: Emani Cannady, President Youth Council, Washington, DC NAACP
Presenters: DeAnna Stealth, Rapper/Artist/Entreprenuer; Harmony Jam Performer Jetlife Jay, Rapper/Artist; Harmony Jam Performer

Summit On Non-Violence 2014 Panel 6

Breaking the Cycle of Violence: Managing Personal Behaviors

Moderator: Marcus Hughes, DC NAACP Youth Advisor; Member
Presenter: William Kellibrew, Consultant, Nat. Association of State Mental Health Directors, Atlanta, GA; Consultant, SAMSHA Nat. Center for Trauma Care

2014 Proclamations & Sponsors

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Charlene Ligon with Governor Martin O’Malley at Morrison-Exon Dinner in Nebraska

Charter Member Charlene Ligon, Chair of the Sarpy County Democratic Party and Secretary of the Nebraska Democratic Party with Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley at Nebraska Democratic Party’s Morrison-Exon Dinner on July 26,2014 in La Vista, Nebraska.

Charlene received the Morrison-Exon Award for her service as a County Party officer who has worked tirelessly to promote the activities and values of the Democratic Party in Sarpy County and throughout the state.  Governor O’Malley was the keynote speaker.

National Summit Council Announces National Week of Non-Violence

(Left to Right) Dr. Stephanie E. Myers, Nat. Co-Chair, Black Women for Positive Change; BW4PC Chaplain Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds, Press Conference Moderator; Summit Council Members Mayor William Euille, Alexandria, VA; Rabbi Batya Steinlauf, Jewish Community Relations Council, Marcus Hughes, NAACP; and Imam Talib Shareef, Nation’s Mosque in DC; BW4PC Charter Member Rev. Emily Ward; Uniformed Officers of Metropolitan Police Dept. and Bernadette Tolson, BW4PC Charter Member and Chair, BW4PC Development Committee.

Rabbi Steinlauf, Imam Shareef, Dr. Myers

Rabbi Steinlauf, Imam Shareef, Dr. Myers

Mayor William Euille, Alexandria, VA; Dr. Stephanie Myers, Nat Co-Chair, BW4PC; Bernadette Tolson & Rabbi Batya Steinlauf, BW4PC Charter Members; Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds, Chaplain and Moderator; and Marcus Hughes, Summit Council Member and Youth Council, NAACP.

Mayor William Euille, Alexandria, VA; Dr. Stephanie Myers, Nat Co-Chair, BW4PC; Bernadette Tolson & Rabbi Batya Steinlauf, BW4PC Charter Members; Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds, Chaplain and Moderator; and Marcus Hughes, Summit Council Member and Youth Council, NAACP.

Uniformed Officers of Metropolitan Police Dept.

Uniformed Officers of Metropolitan Police Dept.

BW4PC Chaplain Rev Dr. Barbara Reynolds Inducted into Morehouse Chapel Board of Preachers

On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, BW4PC Chaplain Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds was Inducted into the Board of Preachers, Martin Luther King International Chapel, at Morehouse College. This is a special honor for a woman Faith Leader. Photo left to right: Rev. Keith Magee, Inductee Rev Dr Barbara Reynolds, Inductee and Lawrence Carter, Dean Morehouse Chapel.

Kayla Hicks at Black Women’s Roundtable Women’s Empowerment Conference

Kayla Hicks represented BW4PC at Black Women’s Roundtable Women’s Empowerment Conference, Arlington, VAKayla A. Hicks, Regional Organizing Director, Virginians for Responsible Gun Laws
Rev. Marcia Dyson, Founder & CEO, Women’s Global Initiative and M&M Dyson, LLC. Debra Speed, Dir. for Public Policy & Strategic Alliances at Verizon Communications, a Dow Jones 30 Company
Dr. Mary E. Ivey, President & CEO Maine Ave. Ministries and Author

Pastor Kelvin Sauls preaches on Non-Violence at Holman United Methodist Church, Los Angeles, CA; August 17, 2014, during National Week of Non Violence

Jan Perry, Video Producer; Johnathon Davila, video and editing

Mayor Gray National Week of Non Violence

Sukari Wright, 13-yr-old poet, performs moving piece at Law Center ‘s 21st Anniversary Dinner

National Week of Nonviolence with Congressman John Lewis

“Changing the Culture of VIolence in America.”

Another View Host Barbara Hamm Lee interviews Stephanie Myers and Ruth Marshall about "Changing the Culture of VIolence in America."

Stephanie Myers & Ruth Marshall with Barbara Hamm-Lee

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