After decades of fighting, the Nigerian government is offering a special program to encourage citizens to lay down their arms. The Nigerian Amnesty Re-entry Program includes counseling, assessments, nonviolent transformation training and job assistance to help them prepare for re-entering their communities. Over 20,000 Nigerians have laid down their arms. Mary Bartley, Michigan and William Powell, Tennessee are Kingian Nonviolent trainers, invited to participate in this historical endeavor. They will join Priscilla Dames, President and CEO of Wingspan Seminars to share their experiences of the Nigerian training. LA & Associates, an American based, Kingian Nonviolent company was selected by the Nigerian government to provide Nonviolent Transformational Training. The Kingian trainers, trained and selected by Br. Bernard LaFayette to participate in the program, will have a round table discussion on their training, and experiences with the militants and Nigeria.
The chat room and an open questions and answers session will be provided for the listeners.
Audience may call 1-9170889-3348 then press 1 to listen on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 6:00.
Wingspan Seminars specializes in conflict. It provides training and forums for businesses and educational institutions to strengthen relationships while finding solutions. See http://www.wingspanseminars.com for our training video or more information.
Conflict Corner, Wingspan’s blog talk radio show, addresses youth topics and is run ‘by youth for youth’ with a monthly speaker and current events. The show launched in November during Global Entrepreneur week and addresses topics such as bullying, HIV/Aids and intercultural dating. To find out more go to, http://www.blogtalkradio.com/
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Wingspan Seminars, LLC is a conflict management company that focuses on strenghthening relationships through education and training. A team of professional provide customized training and presentations to meet the needs of business and institutions. Ms.Dames is nationally certified Crisis Trainer and has been a staff developer on issues of conflict, crisis and human diversity for over twenty-five years. Beginning her career responding to racially tense situations throughout Florida, for the Anti-Defamation League, her work has led her to training in Nassau, Bahamas, Zambia and the Centre of Conflict in Nairobi, Kenya, Africa. She is a certified practitioner for Court Mediation, Managing Workplace Conflict and Kingian Nonviolence