John Calvi, a Quaker, is a teacher, author, and certified massage therapist, in Putney, Vermont. Within the context of Quaker traditions of healing, John will describe his years of work with prison inmates, refugees from torture, those living with HIV/AIDS, and survivors of abuse. As founding convener of QUIT! (Quaker Initiative to End Torture), John will describe current efforts to release pain and reduce suffering, and, as led, may share some of the songs springing from his healing work. Underwritten by a grant from Bacon Fund for Peace & Justice, Old Chatham Friends Meeting.