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Liberation from Gender Oppression: A Weekend with Gender Equity and Reconciliation International

October 11, 2018 @ 12:00 am EDT - October 17, 2018 @ 11:59 pm EDT

A four-day experiential workshop designed to cultivate healing, respect, intimacy, and collaboration between genders. Facilitated by an international team, this workshop is open to people of all sexual orientations, ethnicities, and cultural and religious backgrounds.
Founded on principles of truth and reconciliation, Gender Equity and Reconciliation International has been developed over 26 years and implemented widely in South Africa, the United States, and other countries.

The workshop will take place at the following times:

  • October 11th: 7-9pm
  • October 12th: 9am-9pm (lunch and dinner provided)
  • October 13th: 9am-9pm (lunch and dinner provided)
  • October 14th: 9am-1pm (lunch provided)

Workshop Facilitators:

William Keepin, PhD and Rev. Cynthia Brix, PhD (hon) are founding Directors of the Gender Equity and Reconciliation International (GERI) project and the Satyana Institute in Seattle, Washington. They have conducted over 120 workshops and trainings in nine countries. Their books include Divine Duality: The Power of Reconciliation Between Women and Men, and Women Healing Women. Will’s other books include Song of the Earth (with M. Harland) and Belonging to God: Spirituality, Science, and a Universal Path of Divine Love.

Zanele Khumalo, MA is International Program Officer, Senior GERI trainer, and director of GenderWorks, an affiliate of GERI based in Cape Town, South Africa. She is a professional facilitator with experience in diversity management, intercultural communication, and Alternatives to Violence. Zanele is directing an inspiring initiative to implement GERI programs in South African township communities.

Click here to listen to an interview with Cynthia and Will on Rochester’s Connections with Evan Dawson radio show.

Workshop Sponsors:

  • Gender Equity and Reconciliation International
  • MK Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence
  • Rochester Pachamama
  • Mankind Project

Register below or contact maria@gandhiinstitute.org for more information.


October 11, 2018 @ 12:00 am EDT
October 17, 2018 @ 11:59 pm EDT
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