2ª Walk for the Culture of Peace in Cotia, receives the support of the 2ª World March for Peace and Non-Violence.
On Sunday 18 / 09 / 2019, people from the city of Cotia and neighboring municipalities attended the program of the 2ª edition of the Walk for a Culture of Peace, which took place on Sunday 18, in Cotia. The event was attended by the World March for Peace and Nonviolence, various cultural, ethnic, religious and popular movements.
The Walk is carried out by the City Council of Cotia, through the Ministry of Sports, Culture and Leisure, and by the Peace Commission, composed of the Department of Culture and representatives of civil society: Casa de Airá - Tradition and Culture; Gira-Sol Institute; Olê Orixá Obá Ayrá House; Lazaro de Aruanda Flight Temple and The Message of Silo - Park of Estudos e Reflexão Caucaia.
This event is the celebration of our Peace Culture Movement ...
The walk, the universal color of Peace, the white, was predominant and the atmosphere of fraternity looked over the participants. “This event is the celebration of our Peace Culture Movement, of resistance and defense of the rights of people, of cultural and religious diversity. Several fronts and ideologies shake hands against prejudice, violence and intolerance.
We are different, we think different, we have different stories, we have different religions, but we are equal in rights. The Commission proposes this dialogue with society, a dialogue for peace through peace, ”says the Commission. For the Secretary of Sports, Culture and Leisure, Givaldo, "The Walk for a Culture of Peace is the greatest mobilization of an event that takes place throughout the year, which holds several meetings and debates with the population."
According to Gilmar de Almeida, Secretary of Culture of the city, the event is taking shape
According to Gilmar de Almeida, Secretary of Culture of the city, the event is taking shape and, from now on, Cotia will act to regionalize the Way of the Culture of Peace. “An event as important as this cannot be limited to Cotia. We will try to expand it, to regionalize it, because the struggle for peace cannot have borders, ”he said.
In this context, the 2 World March for Peace and Nonviolence that will "march" from 02 / 10 / 2019 to 08 / 03 / 2020, touring the world through Cotia around 12 / 12 / 19, considers it very important to support and participate in local events like this one that are held in the city of Cotia
The Message of Silo, one of the promoters since the last edition of the trip, was also present on this trip; In addition to participating in the organizational meetings, Silo disseminated the values of peace and nonviolence through its meetings and ceremonies that facilitate the approach to the subject. Also present was the Caucaia Study and Reflection Park, through the different people applied in the investigation and promotion of Peace and Nonviolence.