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Arno Michaelis
Works at Serve 2 Unite
Attended University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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My visit to Auschwitz today changed everything. Find out how here:
I didn't want to go. Who wants to go somewhere where a million people were murdered? The men, women, and children who were systematically tortured and executed certainly didn't want to go. Just lik...
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I hope you never get a migraine Catherine. They are completely debilitating, especially when you have post-concussion syndrome and cervical bone spurs like I do. You will see what you want to see, just like everyone else. If you  choose to see me with cynical, bitter eyes, that's entirely on you, and you have my deepest sympathies, whether or not you have any for me.
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S2U Peacemakers from Westside Academy take to the streets to demonstrate an example of peace and responsibility that was proudly welcomed by the community
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Our 4th Grade S2U Peacemakers at Hampton School surprised us with these wonderful thank you cards, which they created as part of their gratitude practice. We learn every bit as much from our children as we may teach them, and reflect the beauty of human existence that they shine.
Our 4th Grade S2U Peacemakers at Hampton School surprised us with these wonderful thank you cards, which they created as part of their gratitude practice
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my family has been devastated by decades of suffering rooted in societal intolerance of homosexuality, one of many reasons why I am committed to work towards an enlightened society where all are valued and included. Take a step with me:
  Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you yet they belong not to...
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the practice of courtesy as an answer to disrespect:

"Being courteous is not just being submissive and humble, but showing that you truly care about others and are willing to help strengthen their self-esteem and well-being with positive actions."—Amy, 8th Grade Serve 2 Unite Peacemaker
  Sexual exploitation comes in many forms. Whether it is street harassment, rape, or molestation, the actions and intentions of the attacker(s) are equally as vile. It‘s not just the …
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S2U Student Chapters empower students to lead successful projects and be peacemakers in their communities
S2U Student Chapters empower students to lead successful projects and be peacemakers in their communities who: •identify projects that are relevant. •engage others in their work and projects. •work collaboratively …
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deeply honored to be included alongside some absolutely amazing human beings in the inaugural World Changer Sessions podcast, talking about my journey from hate groups to peace activism, all I've learned along the way, and how much I still have to learn. Free download! Please help me share this link if you find my story and work worthwhile
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#YesAllWomen Serve2Unite aches for victims of misogyny in SoCal and around the world every day. This is what we do about it:
#YesAllWomen Our friend Nikki shared a harrowing experience on Facebook that our S2U students used as a seed for discussion about how men should act.
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Amy, Mallory, and Stella, 8th Grade Serve 2 Unite Peacemakers at Fernwood Montessori put together this brilliant interview of renowned author, playwright, human rights activist, and survivor of childhood sexual abuse Callen Harty. 
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great coverage of the work our S2U Peacemakers did today: coming together to defy segregation, fear, and ignorance! Thanks to FOX6 Milwaukee for being there, and to Future Milwaukee, Urban Ecology Center, Arts @ Large, and of course our incredible students and educators for making it happen 
MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- The Sikh Temple shooting sent shock waves across the community, that one man was driven by sheer hatred to kill 6 people he knew nothing about. "We felt confused that day, we fe...
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92 people
Frankie Meeink's profile photo
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Andy Berndt's profile photo
Chris Plehal's profile photo
Louisa Hext's profile photo
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  • Serve 2 Unite
    Speaker, Educator, 2012 - present
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Illwaukee, Wisco
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Former violent racist · changed life in 1995 thanks to fearless compassion from those I claimed to hate · today trying to study and practice love for all beings
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In the late 1980s and early 1990s, I was a founding member of what went on to become the largest racist skinhead organization on Earth, a reverend of a self-declared Racial Holy War, and lead singer of the hate-metal band Centurion, which sold 20,000 CDs by the mid-nineties and is still popular with racists today. Single parenthood, love for my daughter, and the forgiveness shown by people I once hated all helped to turn my life around, bringing me to embrace diversity and practice gratitude for all life. Today I am a speaker, author of My Life After Hate, and very fortunate to be able to share an ongoing process of character development working with Serve 2 Unite. Leveraging and online magazine, S2U engages students creatively with a global network of peacemakers and mentors in partnership with Against Violent Extremism, The Forgiveness Project, and Over My Shoulder Foundation. I enjoy spending time with my daughter, art, music, and all forms of fearless creative expression, along with climbing things, being underwater, and the wonderful natural beauty of our planet Earth.

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Author of My Life After Hate, Speaker, Educator at Serve 2 Unite
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  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    Information Science/Community Education, 2007 - 2011
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Arno Michaels
Absolutely magnificent food across the board, with a ton of vegan options. The upside down mango cornbread will rock your world
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