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A Light in the Darkness

Recovering Hope in a Traumatized World


Tuesday, November 1, 2016

7:00-9:00 PM


Free Evening Event
Hosted by Lutheran Social Service at:

The Center for Changing Lives

2400 Park Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Paul K. Chappell is a West Point graduate, Iraq War veteran, and former army captain who serves as Peace Leadership Director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. Part African-American, part Asian, and part Caucasian, Chappell grew up in a violent household in Alabama with a father who fought in the Korean and Vietnam wars. Paul Chappell’s most recent books are The Art of Waging Peace and The Cosmic Ocean. 

As an International peace educator leader who has struggled through extreme childhood trauma, racism, and rage, Paul K. Chappell brings his hopeful message of equity in education, our shared humanity, and the skills of peace literacy to the Minneapolis area from November 1 through November 5. 2016. He will be speaking at an event sponsored by MN Trauma Project on the evening of November 1, 2016.

Our focus for the evening will be looking at reclaiming a realistic Hope, shifting our language from one driven and determined by trauma and rage to one of peace, compassion, and a sense of shared humanity. We will discuss trauma and rage in a way that will increase our empathy, understanding, purpose, and ability to wage peace.

Read more about Paul and the work he does on his website:

This Event is Presented by MN Trauma Project.

While this event is free, we ask that you RSVP at the MN Trauma Project Facebook Event Page:

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