Tag Archives: Annika Roes

Refugee Stories from Izmir

The following post was contributed by Annika Roes, who is currently in Izmir, Turkey, where she is volunteering with a refugee support group. Annika interned with the Metta Center last April.   It is a Tuesday night, and it is already a bit late when the doorbell rings. Another five people have come to join… read more

My Week at Metta Center for Nonviolence

Annika Roes

Text by Annika Roes; Photo: Annika in down dog and Fancy the dog On my first evening at Metta Center, I was asked about my journey to Petaluma, CA. My initial answer was limited, but after spending a week at Metta Center—reading, listening, meditation, reflecting, and engaging in various conversations with the people who are… read more