The congress will be a time to
Speakers and Resource People <http://cpt.org/participate/congressX/speakers>
George "Tink" Tinker, Baldridge Professor of American Indian Culture and Practice at Iliff and author of "Missionary Conquest."
Elizabeth Garcia, CPTer and immigration activist mobilizing opposition against the Border Wall and immigration detention centers
Harley Eagle, Coordinator of Indigenous Work, Mennonite Central Committee
CPTers speaking on CPT’s peacemaking work around the world.
Immigration: Miguel de la Torre, Associate Professor of Ethics and author of "Reading the Bible from the Margins." Reviewing immigration situations in Greeley, IA, Arizona and other flash points of immigration conflict.
CPT in Palestine
CPT in Colombia
CPT’s Aboriginal Justice work
All Peacemaker Congress participants are invited to join in a public action supporting aboriginal justice work, and bearing witness to our faith in the God of peace and our commitment to the transformative power of nonviolence.
In addition to worship, plenaries, and workshops, the congress will provide time for programmed caucus and unprogrammed social get-togethers for you to connect with other peacemakers around shared interests.
Saturday night is a time for party and music making.
Children and Youth
The Congress is a child-friendly event! Indicate on the registration form if you need childcare for pre-school and/or elementary school children during plenary sessions and workshops. Parents and others are encouraged to volunteer as assistants. Youth are encouraged to be active participants in the Congress.
Most meals are provided by volunteers from the Congress Local Planning Committee and served at the host location. To cut costs, you are welcome to bring a loaf of bread, fruit, and a dozen cookies to share. You are also invited to help with meal preparation and clean up. Please note dietary needs on the registration form.
Home hospitality and free dormitory-style church basement accommodations are available; be sure to indicate your preference on the registration form. Those wanting to stay in a motel/hotel must make their own reservations.