Monthly Archives: January 2009

Surviving the Recession: A Resource Fair for the Unemployed–Philadelphia, February 6

The Philadelphia Unemployment Project (PUP) is sponsoring “Surviving the Recession: A Resource Fair for the Unemployed,” on Friday, February 6, 2009, at Arch Street United Methodist Church, Broad & Arch Streets, Center City Philadelphia, from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. The event … Continue reading

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How Have U.S. Trade Policies Affected You? Share Your Stories and Support Fairer Trade Policies

If you’ve been personally affected by “free trade,” the Pennsylvania Fair Trade Coalition (affiliate of the Citizens Trade Campaign) wants to hear from you at www.TradeStories.org. Continue reading

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LIPW Spring Peace Forum Addresses U.S.-Iranian Relations–Lancaster, March 29

Join the Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness in hearing Middle East expert Dr. Charles Kimball address the volatile mix of religion, oil, and politics in U.S.-Iranian relations in Lancaster on March 29. Continue reading

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President Obama Issues Executive Order Ending U.S.-Sponsored Torture

A message from Richard Killmer, Executive Director of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT):   Terrific news!  President Obama has just issued an Executive Order ending torture. Though there is still much work to do to assure that U.S.-sponsored … Continue reading

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ONE Forum on Faith and Global Poverty–February 15, Lebanon Valley College

Explore the special role faith communities play in responding to the consequences of global poverty, hunger and preventable diseases like HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis at ONE forum, February 15. Continue reading

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Bread for the World Offering of Letters Training Workshops for PA

Join with Bread for the World to help tackle the problem of global poverty and hunger by attending one of their upcoming training workshops in Pennsylvania (March-April). Continue reading

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Global Warming: Making the Transition to a Just and Sustainable World

Title: Global Warming: Making the Transition to a Just and Sustainable WorldLocation: Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 700 Frank Curto Dr., PittsburghLink out: Click hereStart Time: 13:30Date: 2009-03-29End Time: 18:00

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The Situation in Gaza

We at the Pennsylvania Council of Churches lament the violence that is impacting the lives of so many persons in the current conflict in Gaza. We understand that many within our community are concerned as well. The Council does not … Continue reading

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Ecumenical Advocacy Days-Enough for All Creation–March 13-16

Join with hundreds of persons of faith to put your faith to action in the public square! Continue reading

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