The Rev. Dr. Bernard Lafayette, an ordained minister, is a longtime civil rights activist, organizer, and an authority on nonviolent social change. He co-founded the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in 1960, and he was a core leader of the civil rights movement in Nasheville, TN, in 1960 and in Selma, AL, in 1965. He directed the Alabama Voter Registration Project in 1962, and he was appointed by Martin Luther King, Jr. to be national program administrator for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and national coordinator of the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign.
Because of Lafayette’s strong determination and commitment to nonviolence, he was beaten and arrested 27 times during the Civil Rights Movement. He is now recognized as a major authority on strategies for nonviolent social change. He is also recognized as one of the leading exponents of nonviolent direct action in the world.
Online Registration is available for the 2012 Peace Conference. Registration fee does NOT include lodging and meals.
- Early Bird Registration: $95 (BEFORE September 10)
- Regular Registration: $125 (AFTER September 10)
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Lodging and Meals
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