2014 Annual Leadership Retreat

The leadership of CEASE held its annual retreat in Nevada City, CA. hosted by our CEASE West members. We began our retreat by gathering around the sculpture of “A Circle of Friends” and sharing remembrances of our dear, departed mentor and friend, Chris Lamm. We also welcomed a newcomer into […]

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2013 NAEYC Conference in D.C.

Interest Forum Sessions Our CEASE session “Empowering children to cultivate peacemaking and democratic life skills” was well attended and warmly received.  Having the conference at the capital, the seat of our country’s government, was inspiring to our presenters, Craig Simpson, Irene Lipshin and Sharon Davisson.  Our power point demonstrated how […]

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2013 CEASE Retreat

The leadership of CEASE held its annual retreat in Truro, Massachusetts hosted by our CEASE East members. We welcomed four new members to the leadership team who brought new energy and skills to our group. To introduce the newcomers to the culture of CEASE and to remind us all of […]

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2012 NAEYC Conference

We found Atlanta to be an inspirational site for CEASE. Our visit to the Martin Luther King, Jr. birthplace and National Historic Site brought the civil rights movement and King’s devotion to social justice alive for us. President Jimmy Carter’s Library and Museum inspires us to continue working toward building […]

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2012 CEASE Annual Retreat

Grass Valley, CA, June 14-17 CEASE East and West members gathered at the Woolman Retreat in Nevada City, California for three days of working on our commitment to create a safe and just world for children and families, planning our activities for the coming year and enjoying our valued companionship. […]

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