Please take the time to encourage your representatives to attend Thich Nhat Hanh’s Congressional Retreat October 27-28, 2011 and Thay’s Lecture, “Path Toward Peace: Cultivating Clarity, Compassion, and Courage in Political Life” at The Library of Congress October 26, 2011. Members of Congress, their spouses and families, and selected Congressional staffers (both current and former) are eligible to attend this retreat. The retreat begins at 5pm on Thursday evening, October 27th and concludes after lunch on Friday October 28th. It will be held close to DC at a beautiful overnight facility with superb meeting space and a picturesque campus on which to walk and enjoy a wide array of trees and flowers. It is the first time since 2003 that Thay returns to D.C.