IMAGINE Magazine-Spring2016 - Page 2

imagine VOL 2, NO 1 SPRING 2016 Learning to stand in somebody else’s shoes, to see through their eyes, that’s how peace begins. And it’s up to you to make that happen. Empathy is a quality of character that can change the world. – President Barack Obama Features 4 year by the Sedona International City of Peace, a nonprofit Privilege, Empathy and Hope for Peace by Dawn Shattuck 7 10 13 15 Imagine is published twice a REFLECTION 22 organization YOUTH EMPOWERMENT Empathy Is the New Literacy by Danielle Goldstone, Founding Director of Ashoka’s Empathy Initiative SPEAK YOUR PEACE Breaking the Code of Silence E X P LO R AT I O N S Seeing Both Sides of Immigration by Lourdes Lee Vasquez P R O F I L E S I N CO M PA S S I O N The Heroic Impulse by Wib Middleton 20 Got Empathy? by Debra Beck and Erin Staadecker a culture of peace in by Rabbi Bernie King PEACEFUL PONDERING In a Manner of Speaking by Michelle Easson by Kai Simson DIVERSIT Y AND INCLUSION Better Together by Michael Iskowitz PEACE OF MIND Music as Medicine: A Gateway to Memory by Ryan Zepp 27 C O U R A G E O U S C O N V E R S AT I O N The Sex Trafficking of Our Children by Lori Rubenstein 29 30 P E A C E I N I T I AT I V E S Rotary Recruits Peace Leaders for Fellowships PEACE PRACTICES Choose Peace as Your Daily Word by Robert V. Taylor, President of the Desmond Tutu Foundation FIRST PERSON We Begin as Total Strangers 25 18 by Margaret Joy Weaver dedicated to fostering Sedona and beyond. departments 32 34 THE ART OF PEACE Building Bridges by Kayt Pearl PEACE SIGNS Empathy Rising! by Dawn Shattuck