Category Archives: Peacemaking

Urge Congress to Vote in Favor of the Iran Nuclear Deal

From the National Council of Churches (http://www.ncccusa.org): It is quiet now, but in just under two weeks Congress returns to work. Their first order of business, the recently signed nuclear agreement with Iran. That makes these last days of summer … Continue reading

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Understanding the Iran Deal with Zia Mian—September 3, Philadelphia

Thursday 3 September | 7 PM Germantown Friends School, Yarnall Auditorium, 31 West Coulter Street, Germantown/Philadelphia 19144 Been seeing those ads on TV?  It’s really time to understand the peace agreement with Iran, and who’s trying to wreck it!   What are … Continue reading

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4th Annual 9/11 Peace Symposium: Peace in Our Time?—September 12, Elizabethtown

10-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 Elizabethtown College Susquehanna Room/Myers Hall Luncheon Keynote Speaker Seyed Hossein Mousavian, Former Spokesman for Iran in Nuclear Negotiations with European Union   Join the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg for a discussion of global successes … Continue reading

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Iran and the US: The Nuclear Deal and Beyond—September 12, Lancaster

Saturday, September 12, 2015 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Location TBA) LIPW is honored to sponsor this timely lecture by Dr. Seyed Hossein Mousavian. Seyed Hossein Mousavian is a Research Scholar at the Program on Science and Global Security. He is … Continue reading

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Harmony Walk: Unity in Diversity—September 20, Harrisburg

Harmony Walk, a celebration of cooperation among religions in the Harrisburg area, will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at the entrance to Wesley Union AME Zion Church, 2219 N. 5th Street, Harrisburg. The Walk will bring … Continue reading

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Ferguson Week of Righteous Resistance—August 7-10, National

From the PICO National Network (http://www.piconetwork.org): Approaching the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO last August 9th, it is with deep sadness that I acknowledge that our current political and social climate continues to belie … Continue reading

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The Moral Case Against Drone Strikes

Posted at http://www.patheos.com/blogs/religionnow/2015/07/the-moral-case-against-drone-strikes/ July 24, 2015 by Guest Contributor By Rabbi Michael Lerner Paul Fleet / Shutterstock There was a brief and rare moment this year in which people openly discussed the U.S. lethal drones program. For a few days, the Obama administrationapologized for … Continue reading

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Urge PA Members of Congress to Support Iran Nuclear Agreement

From Peace Action (http://www.peace-action.org): Last week we celebrated the historic deal with Iran we all worked on over the last decade.  As you know, the agreement would make it impossible for Iran to build a crude nuclear weapon for at … Continue reading

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Candles on the Water—August 9, Harrisburg

Harrisburg, PA is a sister city to Hiroshima, Japan. Several Harrisburg area organizations are co-sponsoring a 70th anniversary commemorative event to remember past victims of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and to educate ourselves re: the existing nuclear threat. … Continue reading

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Test Your Knowledge on Guns, Gun Violence and Policy

From CeaseFirePA (http://www.ceasefirepa.org): We are launching the “It’s Not Trivial” campaign to highlight how important it is to know the facts about guns, gun violence and gun policy. Take our quiz now at http://www.ceasefirepa.org/knowthefacts/ and see how much you already … Continue reading

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