Sebastopol Living Peace Wall
To Nominate An Honoree
To Nominate An Honoree
Thank you for bringing a deserving peacemaker to our attention by submitting a nomination for the Sebastopol Living
Peace Wall and for helping us fulfill our mission of promoting the cause of peace and justice by honoring the peacemakers
Please review the "Process of Selecting Honorees" and "Selection Criteria / Considerations" below before completing and sending in your nomination.
THE PROCESS OF SELECTING HONOREES:
A. Who can nominate an honoree: You must be a Sonoma or Marin County Resident to make a nomination. Y0u cannot nominate yourself.
B. Who can be nominated: Anyone you feel has demonstrated a commitment to peace and justice through nonviolent action and peaceful resolution of conflict. No person who advocates for violent action or change will be considered.
They may be living or deceased, a local, national or international person. At least one person per year must be a Sonoma County Resident and / or a not well known figure who has worked without public recognition for peace and justice.
C. Nominations must be received by February 1 to be considered for that year's September induction.
D. The Living Peace Wall Selection Committee will select two to four nominees to be added to the Peace Wall each year. After final approval by the Sebastopol City Council, their names will be inscribed on the wall and their biography and their work for peace and justice will be added to this website for all to see. Honorees will also be invited to attend a public induction ceremony at the peace wall in mid September.
* Nominees that were not chosen for a particular year will remain in the pool and remain eligible for up to five years . It is our intention that as many deserving people as possible will eventually be honored.
SELECTION CRITERIA / CONSIDERATIONS
A. Length of time involved in peace / justice activism
B. Experience in organizing peace and justice activities, such as events, marches, letter writing etc.
C. Leadership experience
D. Behind the scenes activities, such as phone calls, e mails, mailings, graphic design etc.
E. Articles, books, poems written
F. Involvement in special projects which promote peace and justice
G. Involvement in non-violent resolution of conflicts
H. Have demonstrated a commitment to non-violent approaches in their communications and actions in the
spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. and Mahatma Gandhi, who strove to treat even their fiercest adversaries with
respect. In other words, keeping the rhetoric non-violent too.
I. General recognition by the peace and justice community to be deserving.
If you would like to submit additional information or attachments, please send them to: [email protected] Be sure to reference your name and the date you submitted your nomination.
LIVING PEACE WALL SELECTION COMMITTEE
FOUNDING MEMBERS CURRENT MEMBERS
Richard Retecki Richard Retecki
Alice Waco Alice Waco
Rev. Judith Stone Charles Prickett
Paul Robbins Michael Gillotti