Category Archives: Events

Coming Home: The Journey of Returning Citizens—October 22, Bloomsburg

From Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania ( Date: Thursday, October 22, 2015 Location: Bloomsburg University, Kehr Union Time: 9:00AM – 2:00PM (Breakfast and Lunch provided) Click here to register Home is the foundation. In fact, our communities are safer when people leaving … Continue reading

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School Play—October 7, Lancaster

From Public Citizens for Children and Youth ( School Play is an engaging, live documentary play that shines a revealing spotlight on our public education system.  Using the real voices of students, parents, educators and politicians statewide, we dramatize the … Continue reading

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Climate Change: Our Call to Ecological Consciousness—Aston, November 21

The Philadelphia Area Coalition for Responsible Investment (PACRI) will hold a seminar titled “Climate Change – Our Call to Ecological Consciousness” at Neumann University in Aston, PA on Saturday, November 21st. This free event will feature panels discussing a) grassroots strategies, … Continue reading

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Taking Action for Justice: 2015 PA NOW Convention—October 24, Harrisburg

October 24, 2015, 9:00 am-5:00 pm Harrisburg Hilton, 1 N. 2nd St., Harrisburg Rooms at (717) 233-6000, use “PANOW” for discount. Tickets at Join the fight to ensure access to healthcare, end violence against women, combat racism, close the … Continue reading

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Change Purse Program on Sex Trafficking—November 7, Harrisburg

Change is holding a program and fundraiser at Penbrook UCC (56 Banks St., Harrisburg) on Saturday, November 7 at 10am.  Change Purse encourages hope through raising awareness and investing in the lives of victims and survivors of sex trafficking.  … Continue reading

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Solitary Confinement: The Immoral Treatment of Prisoners in America’s Prison System—October 3, Pittsburgh

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture ( You are invited to join our executive director, Rev. Ron Stief, for dinner and discussion about the faith community’s work in the movement to end solitary confinement, hosted by Pittsburgh’s East Liberty … Continue reading

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Interfaith Alliance of Pennsylvania Celebrates Ten Years—November 1, Harrisburg

From the Interfaith Alliance of Pennsylvania ( Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – September 3, 2015 – The Interfaith Alliance of Pennsylvania will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of its founding, on Sunday afternoon, November 1, 2015, at Penbrook United Church of Christ, 56 Banks Street, … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Raise the Minimum Wage in PA: Hearing—September 14, Philadelphia

From Raise the Wage PA ( Monday, September 14, 10:00 am Room 676, Philadelphia City Hall Hearings of the Senate Labor and Industry Committee on unemployment compensation The Labor and Industry Committee is holding minimum wage legislation hostage. It has … Continue reading

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Citizen’s Police Academy—October 7-December 9, Harrisburg

The YWCA Greater Harrisburg is pleased to partner with the Pennsylvania State Police to host their Citizen’s Police Academy this fall! This program is focused on expanding community member’s knowledge and understanding of the law, and exploring police procedures from … Continue reading

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The Return of the Apocalyptic: Confronting Climate Change—September 15-November 10, Chambersburg

The 2015-16 Orr Forum This year’s Orr Forum takes up the topic of apocalypticism, often misunderstood or dismissed as the concern of only a few “primitives.” Today, however, we are inundated with apocalyptic visions, both religious and secular. It seems … Continue reading

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