Celebration of Compassion

  • Location: Cherokee Point Elementary School
  • Time: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 12-5 pm

Schedule

  • 11:45 Opening with dance & drumming by the City Heights Music School, followed by a blessing by Jackson, words of welcome from Cherokee Point Elementary Principal Godwin Higa, Marisa Berumen of Councilwoman Emerald’s office, Makeda Dread, Sara Schairer from Compassion it, & a Song of Compassion by a mixed school group, led by Linda Williams, Compassion Kids will also perform during selected transition periods in the Courtyard.
  • 4:45  Closing with Mayor Bob Filner plus the Opportunity Drawing.
child

Note, For Parents: 0 to preschool, stay with their parents; K-5th, supervised activities in the library, sign in and out; 6th grade and above, parental discretion.

THEME: Art/Heart of Compassion – AUDITORIUM

1 – 1:45 2 – 2:45 3 – 3:45 4 – 4:45
Panel: Compassion Across Cultures
Moderator: Naimo Ali
Panelists:
• Nao Kabashima
• Dr. Hum Bui
• Abdi Mohamoud
• Maria Arroyo
MC: John Michno
• Keiki Hula
• Songs of Compassion
• Rappers
Dance and Music
• Japanese Bamboo Flute
• Thai, Lao and Cambodian Dance
• African Dance
Singing bowls
• Tibetan Bowl School, Diane Mandle
Drumming
• World Beat Center

THEME: Compassionate Children – F103 and Garden Area

1 – 1:45 2 – 2:45 3 – 3:45 4 – 4:45
• Keiki Hula
• Songs of Compassion
• RappersAll Day: Face Painting, Hula Hooping, Graffiti Art Mural, Reading area
By Harmonium
• Japanese Bamboo Flute
• Amazing Dances from Thai, Lao Cambodian, & African traditions
African Drums
Plus: Face Painting, Hula Hooping, Graffiti Art Mural, Reading area
• Harmonium
Write/draw:
• This is What Compassion Looks Like
• Balloon Animals
Harmonium

THEME: Interpersonal Compassion – F204

1 – 1:45 2 – 2:45 3 – 3:45 4 – 4:45
Compassionate
Communication
• Joe Glennon(In English)
Compassionate
Communication
• Joe Glennon(In Spanish)
Compassionate Health
• Dr. Rose Bui
Calligraphy: Inscribing Compassion
• Tara Hu

THEME: Community Compassion – LIBRARY

1 – 1:45 2 – 2:45 3 – 3:45 4 – 4:45
Teen Violence and
Compassion
• Rick Avery
• David Wohlwend
Peace Promotion Momentum Team
• Mid City CAN
San Diego Compassion Project
And Youth Voice• Dana Brown
Youth Panel: Compassion & Society Moderator:
Jolina Bui. Panelists:
• Jimmy Nin
• Hassan Abdinur
• Nitya Timalsina
• Nicole Kathol

THEME: Global Compassion – F201

1 – 1:45 2 – 2:45 3 – 3:45 4 – 4:45
School Policy:
Trauma informed/
compassionate schools
• Principal Godwin Higa
Meditation: Compassion for All Living Beings
• Karma Lekshe Tsomo
• Peter Kuhn
Stories of Compassion
Inspired by HH Dalai Lama
• Karma Lekshe Tsomo
• Peter Kuhn
Compassion for the Earth
• Patty Saenz and the Environmental Health Coalition

THEME: Compassion in Action – Grassy Area

1 – 1:45 2 – 2:45 3 – 3:45 4 – 4:45
Walking Meditation
• Peter Kuhn
Qi Gong
• Rick Avery
Tai Chi
• Justin Beebe
Compassionate Seeds
• Seeds at City

Yoga: (all day in B202)
with Susan Marcus