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To Nominate An Honoree

Thank you for bringing a deserving peacemaker to our attention by submitting a nomination for the Sebastopol Living

Peace Wall and for helping us fulfill our mission of promoting the cause of peace and justice by honoring the peacemakers

among us.

Please review the "Process of Selecting Honorees" and "Selection Criteria / Considerations"  below before completing and sending in your nomination.


A. Who can nominate an honoree:  Anyone can nominate.  Priority is given to Sonoma and Marin County Residents. 

Y0u cannot nominate yourself.

B.  Who can be nominated: Anyone you feel has demonstrated a commitment to peace and justice through nonviolent action and peaceful resolution of conflict. No person who advocates for violent action or change will be considered.

They may be living or deceased, a local, national or international person. At least one person per year must be a Sonoma County Resident and / or a not well known figure who has worked without public recognition for peace and justice.

C. Nominations must be received by February 1 to be considered for that year's September induction.

D. The Living Peace Wall Selection Committee will select two to  four nominees to be added to the Peace Wall each year. After final approval by the Sebastopol City Council, their names will be inscribed on the wall and their biography and their work for peace and justice will be added to this website for all to see. Honorees will also be invited to attend a public induction ceremony at the peace wall in mid September. 

* Nominees that were not chosen for a particular year will remain in the pool and remain eligible for up to five years . It is our intention that as many deserving people as possible will eventually be honored.


A. Length of time involved in peace / justice activism

B. Experience in organizing peace and justice activities, such as events, marches, letter writing etc.

C. Leadership experience

D. Behind the scenes activities, such as phone calls, e mails, mailings, graphic design etc.

E. Articles, books, poems written

F. Involvement in special projects which promote peace and justice

G. Involvement in non-violent resolution of conflicts

H. Have demonstrated a commitment to non-violent approaches in their communications and actions in the

     spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. and Mahatma Gandhi, who strove to treat even their fiercest adversaries with

     respect. In other words, keeping the rhetoric non-violent too.

I. General recognition by the peace and justice community to be deserving.

1. Your Name *

2. Your zip code*

3. Your Email Address*

4. Your Phone Number*

5. The Nominee Name*

6. The Nominee Email Address

7. The Nominee Phone Number

8. Your relationship to the nominee*

9. A brief biography / Background info of the nominee*

10. Why you think they deserve to be honored on peace wall.*

11. When finished, click "Submit" button below.

If ​you would like to submit additional information or attachments, please send them to:  Be sure to reference your name and the date you submitted your nomination.



Richard Retecki                                        Richard Retecki

Alice Waco                                                Alice Waco

Rev. Judith Stone                                     Charles Prickett

Paul Robbins                                            Stephen Zollman

Michael Gillotti                                        Alicia Sanchez

                                                                    Michael Gillotti

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