Events

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Below you will find upcoming dates for exhibits and speaking engagements across the country.

Impact Hub
Minneapolis, Minnesota
January 8, 2020 11:30am-1pm
John will be leading a lunchtime facilitated dialogue built around our 20-minute training video, There is Only Us. Free and open to the public. To register, click here.

Unity Unitarian
Saint Paul, Minnesota
January 22, 2020
John will share his keynote presentation, Lessons on the Road to Peace as a part of Unity’s Wellspring Wednesday evening education series. Free and open to all.

Mississippi State University
Starkville, Mississippi
January 27-30, 2020
We will visit Mississippi State University at the invitation of the Holmes Cultural Diversity Center, installing our American Stories exhibit and producing new stories through our studio on Tuesday, January 28.

Concordia College
Moorhead, Minnesota
February 3-6, 2020
We will install our American Stories exhibit, gather stories around the question, “How do you work for a more just and compassionate world?” and give a closing presentation as a part of the campus’ BREW initiative. Becoming Responsibly Engaged with the World.

Rutgers University
New Brunswick, New Jersey
February 9-14, 2020
I will be on campus to deliver the Navesink Lecture and work with students as a part of their  Honors College Forum. We will install our American Stories exhibit, gather stories on site and lead small group conversations around transforming ideas into action.

Oshkosh North High School
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
February 23-March 2, 2020
We will install our American Stories exhibit, gather stories and give an all-school assembly around storytelling as a way to bridge divides.

Kutztown University
Kutztown, Pennsylvania
February 28, 2020
A Peace of My Mind will be a part of a one-day conference, convened by the university’s Commission on Human Diversity.

Holden Village
Chelan, Washington
July 5-18, 2020
We will return to Holden Village to install our American Stories exhibit, gather stories and lead programming as part of the seasonal teaching staff.

              

Past Exhibits and Presentations (partial list)

  • Syracuse University – Syracuse, NY
  • Pacific Lutheran University – Tacoma, WA
  • National Civil Rights Museum – Memphis, TN
  • March for Civility – Washington, DC
  • Cornell University – Ithaca, NY
  • Kent State University – Kent, OH
  • University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia, PA
  • University of Wisconsin Extension – Stevens Point, WI
  • Points of Light – St. Paul, MN
  • The Forum on Workplace Inclusion – Minneapolis, MN
  • Good Deeds Day – Nairobi, Kenya
  • Ithaca College – Ithaca, NY
  • Memphis Theological Seminary – Memphis, TN
  • Cypress College – Cypress, CA
  • University of Mississippi – Oxford, MS
  • Thrivent Financial – Minneapolis, MN
  • University of Richmond – Richmond, VA
  • National Institutes for Historically Disadvantaged Students – Parkersburg, WV
  • Astrup Family Foundation – Minneapolis, MN
  • American Planning Association – Ithaca, NY
  • University of Wisconsin Extension – Stevens Point, WI
  • University of North Dakota – Grand Forks, ND
  • Saint Joseph’s University – Philadelphia, PA
  • Epworth Assembly – Ludington, MI
  • NACA National Conference – Boston, MA
  • The Colorado Chautauqua – Boulder, CO
  • St. Stevens Lutheran Church – Bloomington, MN
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University – Syracuse, NY
  • East Carolina University – Greenville, NC
  • Joint Council on Extension Professionals – Arlington, VA
  • University of Arkansas – Pulaski Technical College – North Little Rock, AR
  • Thiel College – Greenville, PA
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg – Parkersburg, WV
  • Stillwater Public Library – Stillwater, MN
  • University High School – Carmel, IN
  • Washburn University – Topeka, KS
  • Alvernia University – Reading, PA
  • Cornell University, Sevin Fellowship – Ithaca, NY
  • Rutgers University, MARK Leadership Conference – New Brunswick, NJ
  • Tennessee Tech – Cookeville, TN
  • Good Deeds Day – Lima, Peru
  • Bonita Springs Centers for the Arts – Bonita Springs, FL
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College – Eau Claire, WI
  • Project Sanctuary – Grand Lake, CO
  • Clarion University, Venango – Oil City, PA
  • University of Minnesota Extension – Minneapolis, MN
  • Women of the ELCA: Triennial Gathering – Minneapolis, MN
  • Lakeside Chautauqua – Lakeside, OH
  • Plymouth Congregational Church – Minneapolis
  • The Miami Valley School – Dayton, OH
  • Holden Village – Chelan, WA
  • Normandale Community College – Bloomington, MN
  • Alamo Heights Independent School District – Alamo Heights, TX
  • Longwood University – Farmville, VA
  • University of Nebraska – Omaha, NE
  • Millersville University – Millersville, PA
  • Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church – Prior Lake, MN
  • Gilmour Academy – Gates Mills, OH
  • Hawkeye Community College – Waterloo, IA
  • Carleton College – Northfield, MN
  • Gandhi-King Conference on Non-violence – Memphis, TN
  • Gustavus Adolphus College – St. Peter, MN
  • Global Citizenship Experience – Chicago, IL
  • Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality – St. Paul, MN
  • Hamline University – St. Paul, MN
  • Lutheran Social Services – Minneapolis, MN
  • HealthEast – St. Paul, MN
  • Central College – Pella, IA
  • Good Deeds Day – Bangkok, Thailand
  • University of Minnesota Extension – Brainerd, MN
  • Bucknell University – Lewisburg, PA
  • Northeast Youth and Family Services – Roseville, MN
  • Sojourners Summit for Change – Washington, DC
  • Peace & Justice Studies Association – Memphis, TN
  • New York University – NY
  • Peace Lutheran Church – Lauderdale, MN
  • Northeastern Illinois University – Chicago, IL
  • Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church – Chicago, IL
  • Eagan Public School District – Eagan, MN
  • Lakeville Public School District – Lakeville, MN
  • Saint Cloud Public Library – St. Coud, MN
  • Nobel Peace Prize Forum – St. Paul, MN
  • Laman Public Library – Little Rock, AR
  • United World College – Montezuma, NM
  • Viterbo University – La Crosse, WI
  • FAIR School – Crystal, MN
  • The Breman Jewish Heritage & Holocaust Remembrance Museum – Atlanta, GA
  • Elmira College – Elmira, NY
  • Wilmington College – Wilmington, OH
  • Macalester College – St. Paul, MN
  • Old Dominion University – Norfolk, VA
  • Groves Academy – St. Louis Park, MN
  • Loras College – Dubuque, IA
  • Carthage College – Kenosha, WI
  • Hennepin County Government Center – Minneapolis, MN
  • St. Paul Area Council of Churches – St. Paul, MN
  • University of St. Thomas – St. Paul, MN
  • Monmouth College – Monmouth, IL
  • Indiana University – Kokomo, IN
  • Breck School – Golden Valley, MN
  • Bloomington Civic Plaza – Bloomington, MN
  • Waukesha County Technical College – Waukesha, WI
  • Morningside College – Sioux City, IA
  • Landmark Center – St. Paul, MN
  • Augustana College – Sioux Falls, SD
  • University of Minnesota – Crookston, MN
  • University of North Carolina – Asheville, NC
  • Rutgers University – Camden, NJ
  • Everyday Democracy Conference – Baltimore, MD
  • ISACS conference – Columbus, OH
  • Columbus Academy – Columbus, OH
  • Augustana College – Rock Island, IL
  • Rhodes College – Memphis, TN
  • Center for Transforming Communities – Memphis, TN
  • Zion Lutheran Church – Anoka, MN
  • Buchanan Center for the Arts – Monmouth, IL