Peacebuilding and Codes for a Healthy Earth with Dot Maver
The National Peace Academy‘s understanding of peace is shaped by the definition contained in the Earth Charter: “…peace is the wholeness created by right relationships with oneself, other persons, other cultures, other life, Earth, and the larger whole of which all are a part.” Building peace begins with the interdependent and dynamic interrelationships between and among all organisms and their surroundings in a living system, and requires that we actively strive to establish right relationships with Earth and its ecosystems. Learn how to build peace with Codes for a Healthy Earth and Peace Activist, Dot Maver.
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Dorothy J. Maver, Ph.D. is an educator and peacebuilder whose keynote is inspiring cooperation on behalf of the common good. Dot is a co-founder of the Global Silent Minute, the National Peace Academy USA, River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding, and Global Alliance for Ministries and Infrastructures of Peace. She also co-facilitates monthly webinars focusing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Dot is co-author of the book Conscious Education: The Bridge to Freedom; is a Fellow with the World Business Academy; a board member with Lifebridge Foundation and Garden of Light; and serves on the International Cities of Peace Advisory Council, the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence Advisory Board, the Shift Network Summer of Peace Wisdom Council; and is an advisor for Compassion Games. From 2005–2007 Dot served as Executive Director of The Peace Alliance and Campaign for a US Department of Peace, and prior to that she was the National Campaign Manager for Kucinich for President 2004. In the world of fast-pitch softball Dr. Dot is known for her revolutionary fast-pitch hitting technique, The Maver Method: Secrets of Hitting Success.