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October 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
As part of their exhibition project, Nourishing the Roots of Empathy: Towards a Non-Violent Aotearoa/New Zealand, and to celebrate the UN International Day of Nonviolence, the fundraising artists collective, Art for Change presents Empathy Speaks, an evening of speakers, live music and poetry.
Speakers include: Jan Logie, Green MP and Under-Secretary to Minister of Justice (Domestic & Sexual Violence); Dr Robbie Harris, Director/Co-Founder of The Lucy Foundation (PhD at the University of Otago National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies in New Zealand); Anthony Ssembatya, Ugandan gender rights lawyer with UN Women; Dr Simon Rowley, paediatrician specialising in neonatal brain development; Judy Mulder, Roots of Empathy coordinator at Pinehill School. Live music from Mark Laurent and Brenda Liddiard.