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......more
Reconvening Meeting - Oakland Neighbors Gathering - Community
Dialogue- “Let’s Talk It Over” Mayor’s Conference Room, City Hall
- Thursday, September 2, 2010 - 2:00 – 4:00 pm. This is a planning
meeting and your input is needed to gather a critical mass of people to
stand for a peaceful response to the November sentencing. There will be
a series of Community Leadership Dialogues, to show the world that
Oakland is a Model City that cares and stands together for Peace,
Justice and Healing.
Part of the peacekeepers mission is to build
relationship and have empathy for the police as part of the community. I
believe that there's been a divide between the police and the
community and that it's sort of set up martial law, where the police are not empathetic to the social conditions that people live in, and
that the people in our community are not empathetic to the police's
responsibility and what they are there
for. So that we can come together and begin community dialogs that would be
empathetic on both parts, and that it would be a healing in
Bay Area Community Ministries/
Scotlan Youth and Family Center
Cephus Johnson 'Uncle Bobby' Empathy
empathy is an important aspect of this movement moving
forward. Not just black people feeling the pain, but people
of other colors also feeling the same pain and standing to
help bring about the change.
City of Oakland Empathy
Interview, You have to have empathy and common sense.
Kitty Kelly Epstein
Office of the Mayor
President, Black Students Union, Laney College
One Ankh Entertainment
spoken word artist Empathy
Interview, For empathy, you shouldn't wait until a
mother loses her son to a senseless murder. You should be
talking empathy before.
Have dialogue with police to understand our children. You
can't have empathy if you have strangers governing a
community. If I respect you, then I can be empathetic
to your situation.
Without respect you can't even have empathy