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International Day of Non-Violence Observance

October 2, 2019

mahatma gandhi image for nonviolence day at georgian court

Join Georgian Court University faculty, staff, students and friends to mark the U.N.’s International Day of Non-Violence, Wednesday, October 2. The global observance of non-violence is also a time to celebrate Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday. The historical giant is considered the “pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence.”

Participants are encouraged to wear white for the observance, and are invited to the GCU Peace Pole for a commemoration prayer at 2 p.m.

For more information, contact GCU faculty member Sarita Nemani, Ph.D. You can also learn more about the international observance or the life and leadership of Gandhi, visit the United Nations website.


October 2, 2019
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