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Season of Nonviolence: Chisao Hata

Monday, 3/9/2020 from 6 p.m. to 3/10/2020 at 7 p.m.

Redmond and Prineville campuses

Hata will facilitate conversations about connection and community

Artist-activist Chisao Hata will facilitate conversations about connection and community on March 9 and 10 as part of Central Oregon Community College’s (COCC) 2020 Season of Nonviolence. Events are free and open to the public; attendees are encouraged to RSVP at The national Season of Nonviolence honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Mahātmā Gandhi and others who believed in nonviolent efforts to advocate for human rights.

The conversations take place at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 9, at the Redmond campus’s Technology Education Center, Room 209 and at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, at the COCC Crook County Open Campus in Prineville.

Hata is an artist-educator, community activist and performing artist. For over two decades, she has been a champion of individual expression and using art as a community builder, serving hundreds of Portland’s children, youth and adults across many communities.

For more information on these events, contact Charlotte Gilbride, coordinator for the COCC Foundation’s Nancy R. Chandler Visiting Scholar Program, at 541-383-7257 or

The 2020 Season of Nonviolence Program is co-organized by the Nancy R. Chandler Visiting Scholar Program and COCC’s Diversity and Inclusion office, with sponsorship support from The Oregon Community Foundation, St. Charles Health System, Cascades Academy of Central Oregon, Oregon Humanities and Fairfield Inn by Marriott. In advance of college events, persons needing accommodation or transportation because of a physical or mobility disability, contact Joe Viola at 541-383-7775. For accommodation because of other disability such as hearing impairment, contact Disability Services at 541-383-7583.

Chisao Hata