Democracy Convention

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Building a Democracy Movement

Robert C. Koehler is a nationally syndicated columnist and self-proclaimed peace journalist. He describes his work as “prayers disguised as op-eds.” He has been a Chicago-based reporter, editor and columnist for over 30 years. His work has appeared in dozens of newspapers, large and small, including the Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, Miami Herald, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Houston Chronicle, and Toronto Star; and he is a featured writer on such sites as Huffington Post and Common Dreams. He has received numerous awards for his writing. His recent book, Courage Grows Strong at the Wound, is a collection of essays on grief, single-parenting, and the internal and external quest for peace. Koehler has taught writing and journalism at both the high school and college levels and is a passionate believer that everyone has a powerful writing voice that deserves to be heard. He has been called many things; his favorite: “blatantly relevant.”

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