American Ghandi, Bernie Meyer, To Speak at Aberdeen Timberland Library

Meyer began his justice and peace career as a Catholic priest in Cleveland, Ohio in the 1960s. Taking to heart Gandhi’s teaching, “Be the change you want to see in the world,” Meyer has focused on the study of human motivations for violence and methods for pursuing nonviolent relations. In December 2007 he received an Individual Lifetime Achievement in Human Rights award from the Thurston Council on Cultural Diversity and Human Rights. Meyer lives in Olympia. His website is

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Aberdeen Timberland Library. The library is located at 121 E Market Street. For more information, contact the library at (360) 533-2360 or go to