50th Anniversary 2021 Video/Audio Files
To Share: MNS Key Impacts Then & Now

Also see all 50th Reunion Chat-recommended Resources;
And share George Lakey’s critical, timely 30-min. video
Polarization and “How We Win and the 8-min.
trailer for his bio documentary at GeorgeLakeyFilm.com

 Special thanks to the 30 panelists and six Weavers: Joan, Fred, Mary, Herb, John and Seth Horwitz (our tech-spert, far left above). Also Robert Dove (Memorials emcee) and PJ Hoffman, Peter Blood and Annie Patterson for concerts and singing (above). Also all 130 alumni who took part, including (below): Sarah, Paul, Rabbi Shana, Eric, Marty, Sandra, Martha, David, Jamie (NM), Caroline and Scott.

CLICK “V” FOR Video of 8 sessions below, “A” FOR
Audio, “S” for slides/notes, or Resource Links.

[V, A, S] MNS/Life Center Founding 1971 & Early Years (59-min)
Berit Lakey, George Lakey, Ellen Deacon, Dick Taylor, Phyllis Taylor

.[V, A (56m) & continued at V, A (28-min) ]MNS Expansion in Regions: Mary McCaffrey; NE Helen Halperin,Jerry Koch-Gonzalez; MW Neal Crandall, Nancy & David Finke;NW Rose Betz-Zall, Patty Lyman et al.; West Fred Cook & Michael Ray
.[V, A, S] Oppression/Liberation: in 3 Parts (2 hrs)–Feminism & LGBTQ: Erika Thorne, Firefly–Classism: Joan Nikelsky, Betsy Leondar-WrightJewish Activism, Racism: Michelle Marks, David Shen
.[V, A] Training & Group Process, Then & Now (60-min)Mary Lou Finley (facilitator); Erika Thorne; Patty Lyman; Fred Cook
.[V, A, S] Macro-analysis & MNS Publications (58m): NSP, CCP and more Pamela Haines (facilitator), John Steitz, Bob Irwin & David Albert, who provided: History of NSP, To Mend a Broken World>; his Bajaj Program Bio; Award for Dorika
V, A] ECOLOGY & CLIMATE ACTIVISM (60m): Herb Ettel, Anti-Nuclear [S];
Jonathan Betz-Zall, [S] Environmental Justice; Julie Greenberg, Climate Action;
Shodo Spring, [S] Consciousness, Environmental & Indigenous Activism
V, A] Nonviolence, Peace & Transnational Part 1 (63m)
Chuck Esser (facilitator), Asia; Ray Torres, Haiti; Linda Nunes-Schrag, Phila. Namibia Action Group &
Willoughbys; Dan Clark, first Secretary Peace Brigades Int’l; David Loeb, MNS Transnational Collective
.[V, A] Nonviolence, Peace & Transnational Part 2 (58m) Peter Woodrow (facilitator) Nonviolence & Conflict Resolution; Michael Beer, NVI and Tactics; [S] Peter Bergel, Civilian Based Defense; [S] Stephen Zunes, Mideast & Africa (with Nanlouise)

We bid a sad farewell to MNS alumna Alice Maes,
with many fond memories and gratitude that she
and daughter Sarah attended our 50th Anniversary
a week before “changing her address” at 91, 11/22/2021


Find more at ActivistTraining.org,
ActivistTools.org & MNS 50th Reunion.

See George Lakey’s timely video Polarization & “How We Win” (30-min.),
2023 Author Tour, books, videos; and trailer for his new bio doc.
Also Bill Moyer’s final training video; and MNSers play “Rainstorm
a 2-minute “light-and-lively” (ice-breaker game) in 2009.

Movement for a New Society: Training, Vision, Strategy

Rainstorm Video | Oppose & Propose
MNS records archive is at Swarthmore Peace Collection | Privacy

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