March 10th Event at Madison Presbyterian

Special Guest Speaker at Madison Presbyterian on March 10th .  The regular pitch-in and study on Thursday, March 10th, will feature Milcah Lalam who is in the United States from Africa as a guest of Presbyterian Women.  Milcah is a development specialist with expertise in theatre.  She uses drama and storytelling to help with the healing of those who have experienced the trauma of war, poverty and violence.  Milcah works closely with displaced persons, women, and youth, many of whom are victims of rape and abuse.  She also works with development workers and human rights workers in post-war contexts.

Milcah has worked for five years in various capacities in the peace building field with RECONCILE in Sudan. As a psychosocial rehabilitation coordinator for RECONCILE, she developed the trauma recovery manuals and pioneered the use of drama for trauma awareness and healing. Currently, she is RECONCILE’s programs manager and acting principal for RECONCILE Peace Institute.

Milcah holds an MA in Theatre and Development Studies with emphasis on post conflict development and trauma healing from University of Leeds, a BA in Drama from Makerere University, and specialized certificates in Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Transformation, Theatre and Peace building from Eastern Mennonite University-USA.

Milcah will share her story with us, and we are excited to have her here.  Please know that all are welcome to join us for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.  Pitch in at 6pm.  Presentation at 6:30.