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United Nations Association, Marin Chapter
invites you to join us in celebrating
UN International Day of Peace
Tues., Sept. 26, 2023
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
“An Evening with Peace Leaders”
Community Congregational Church of Tiburon
145 Rock Hill Drive, Tiburon, CA
Be inspired, hear from everyday peacebuilders.
Learn how we can model, support, and expand peacebuilding.
Tezikiah Gabriel, Executive Director, Pathways To Peace, Entrepreneur, Ordained Minister
RJ Jennings, Social Justice Advocate, Peace Alliance Board member, Executive Coach
Matthew Albrecht, Former Executive Director, The Peace Alliance, Author
Kimberly Weichel, Peacebuilder, Educator, Author, Non-profit leader/advisor (Moderator)
Tezikiah Gabriel, Executive Director, Pathways To Peace, Entrepreneur, Ordaine Minister Tezikiah (Tez) founded Gabriel Associates in 1991. The mission of Gabriel Associates is to partner with nonprofit organizations and leaders to strengthen and increase their ability to make a positive difference in the lives of people they exist to serve and to change our world. Over the past 30 years, as a nationally recognized consultant and trainer, Tezikiah has provided change management consulting and training to hundreds of mission-based organizations and thousands of nonprofit leaders who wish to create and inspire sustainable change through transformative approaches that value individual differences, unleash untapped potential, honor inherent wisdom, and deliver desired results.
RJ Jennings, Social Justice Advocate, Peace Alliance Board member, Executive Coach. RJ is a passionate leader, executive coach and development consultant. He has dedicated his life’s work to motivating others to move deeper into their desire to affect sustainable change. Working with business executives, teams and community leaders in Silicon Valley, South Africa, Australia and across the US, RJ inspires others to access answers from within, and in doing so, helps to identify practices that cultivate skillful interactions, and each client’s unique leadership presence.
Matthew Albrecht, Former Executive Director, The Peace Alliance, Author. Matthew is a Founding member and has served in various roles over the years. Prior to The Peace Alliance, Matthew worked as Managing Director of the Global Renaissance Alliance and on various campaigns to help create a more just and sustainable world. He is a Huffington Post blogger and the author ofLiving Out Loud! Young Adults, Finding our Purpose, Shaping a Better World and Nourish Your Self Whole.
Kimberly Weichel, Peacebuilder, Educator, Author, Non-profit leader/advisor (Moderator). Kim is a women’s leadership specialist, cross-cultural communicator, peacebuilder, author, educator and non-profit leader who has worked on the forefront of building bridges between cultures and peoples for over 30 years. She is a passionate advocate and champion for women’s and girls’ advancement and leadership and for global cooperation. Kim has extensive experience in South Africa, East Africa, Southeast Asia, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Canada, Russia, and Australia working with global agencies. In particular, she has had a long background working with UN agencies, including UN Women, and participates in the annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the UN.
UNA Marin Chapter is dedicated to educating and mobilizing people to support the principles and wide ranging, vital work of the United Nations. (unamarin.org)
Pathways To Peace is an international, inter-generational and multi-cultural peacebuilding, educational, and consulting organization. (pathwaystopeace.org)
The Peace Alliance educates, advocates, and mobilizes people into action to transform systems and public policy toward a culture of peace. (peacealliance.org)
World Affairs is an independent, nonpartisan forum that brings people together to turn global ideas into local action. WAC produces a weekly radio show, “On Shifting Ground with Ray Suarez”. (worldaffiars.org)