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Delaware County Peace Center Announcement


Join award-winning author, filmmaker and human rights advocate, Judith Trustone of Sagewriters and the Global Kindness Revolution on Sunday, July 26th from 6:00-9:00 pm at the Peace Center, 1001 Old Marple Rd., Springfield, PA 19064, for an overview of the fast-spreading global movement.

It brings together under one umbrella the autonomous religious, non-religious, political, ethnic, racial justice and rights groups for a common vision of Kindness as an antidote to violence. It grew out of her creative writing classes in prisons eight years ago. She’ll be discussing her new book and upcoming video blog, The Global Kindness Revolution: How Together We Can Heal Violence, Racism and Meanness and screening her documentary, How To Create A Kindness Circle, which is at the core of the movement’s work; Judith’s film is available globally on YouTube.

GKR’s Ambassador to Afghanistan and California, Atta Arghandiwal, will describe conditions there. Amy Kaufman and her daughter, Holly, of the Shauna Rose Kaufman Foundation, will share their experiences on the ground in Nepal, where they are leading Kindness Circles, and Brenda Emerick, a prison change advocate from western PA whose son is a life-sentenced prisoner, will discuss efforts for Kindness and healing within the Incarcerated Community. The ultimate plan, a Global Kindness Circle, is to gather on the same day at the same time (allowing for differences) to focus on Kindness, whether through Kindness Circles, prayer or meditation groups or just the curious, to see what it’s all about. We will be experiencing a Kindness Circle and raising funds for work in Nepal.

In late October GKR is partnering with the Dali Lama to create a regional Kindness event. Organizers for the Pope’s upcoming visit are also interested.

Information or 610-328-6101. For directions to the Peace Center of Delaware County visit







Do you live in or near Swarthmore, Pennsylvania?
Join me for periodic Global Kindness Revolution events!
Media Professionals click here for more information.

Saturday ~ October 25, 2014 @ 4:00p.m./ET
Join us from wherever you are, in an antidote to violence, bullying and a lack of civility, to coincide with the Movement Against Mass Incarceration’s month of resistance, Global Kindness Circle details.

Judith Trustone, Founder Sagewriters

Join me for a Health & Wellness Fair!

The Health Benefits of Kindness Circles at Health and Wellness Fair

On Saturday, April 26th from 11:00 am-3:00 pm, the Church of the Overcomer in Trainer, Pennsylvania, will be holding the 3rd annual “Family Matters” Community Health and Wellness Fair.

Besides special programs for seniors, The Affordable Care Act, Legal and Financial Literacy and Resources, re-entry issues and health screenings, featured speakers include Judith Trustone, Director of the Global Kindness Revolution, who will lead a Community Kindness Circle and share the Science of Kindness and why it is good for everyone’s health.

Trustone, an award-winning author and filmmaker who has been called “Swarthmore’s Kindness Guru,” has led Community Kindness Circles in Swarthmore’s Borough Hall and at area churches, schools and organizations, and her group has distributed over 100,000 Kindness Cards worldwide as an antidote to violence, bullying and lack of civility.

Her upcoming book, Train Your Mind To Be Kind All The Time, is the core of a Kindness Curriculum she is developing for the Dayton, Ohio, K-12 schools in partnership with Rev. Richard Dalton, National Community Coordinator for the Global Kindness Revolution.

The Church of the Overcomer, “the church for people who don’t go to church,” is right off 1-95 at 1016 Sunset St., Trainer, PA 19061 and for more information call January Krassnosky at 610-485-6090. Lunch will be provided courtesy of Gateway Health Insurance Co.

Judith Trustone is an award winning author/filmmaker/human rights activist/Restorative Healer who directs Sagewriters and the Global Kindness Revolution.  She led this workshop for 18 years at Delaware County Community College and has led regional Women’s Healing Circles and Community Kindness Circles.   

Ask how you can bring Judith to your home, office, or
organization meeting for a Kindness Circle event.
For more info:

Soothe your spirit and sparkle up your energy in a delightful circle of women.

Sagewriters, Box 215  Swarthmore, PA 19081 or PayPal at



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