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A CELEBRATION OF PEACE AND JUSTICE

A CELEBRATION OF PEACE AND JUSTICE
As we gather in Solidarity, please join us to honor:
Tim Maloney w/ Susan Merrill-Constance Kozel Award /http://maloneyofnepa.com/
Hazleton Integration Project (HIP) w/ David Frey Community Service Award /http://www.hazletonintegrationproject.com/
Chelsea Taylor Collins w/ Student for Peace Award

Awards to be presented at the Ballroom at Wilkes University – 2nd Floor – Henry Student Center
84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Music by Jack and Friends, a jazz ensemble.…

American Friends Service Committee

View a selection of banners from the exhibit created by the

American Friends Service Committee

Join us as the Interfaith Resource Center of Peace and Justice joins with the American Friends Service Committee to present the “Waging Peace Project.” AFSC is celebrating 100 years of working to bring about a more just and peaceful world and to commemorate their history and this centennial, they have created an exhibit of twelve banners that tell the stories of efforts to fight against injustice.

View a selection of banners from the exhibit created by the American Friends Service Committee

peace banner

Join us as the Interfaith Resource Center for Peace and Justice joins with the American Friends Service Committee to present the “Waging Peace Project.” AFSC is celebrating 100 years of working to bring about a more just and peaceful world, and to commemorate their history and this centennial, they have created an exhibit of twelve banners that tell the stories of efforts to fight against injustice. The exhibit addresses the issues of Building Peace, Ending Discrimination, Improving Prisons, Creating Just Economies, and Securing Immigrant Rights.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR / PUBLISHED: FEBRUARY 3, 2017

LETTER TO THE EDITOR / PUBLISHED: FEBRUARY 3, 2017
Editor:

We write to encourage the citizens of Northeastern Pennsylvania to join us and other concerned members of the community this Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. on Public Square to voice our opposition to President Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigrants and refugees.

The United States certainly has the right and duty to regulate its borders and to carefully screen those who wish to visit, live, or work here. Few would argue that the government shouldn’t take reasonable steps to protect the country from those intending to threaten, harm or exploit its citizens.…

Nominations of people who have fostered peace and social justice

The Interfaith Resource Center for Peace and Justice is looking to the community for nominations of people who have fostered peace and social justice over the past year. The Center honors leaders of peace annually at its dinner held each May. The three honors bestowed are the Susan Merrill Constance Kozel Award granted to an individual who supports social and economic tolerance, freedom, and equality for all people regardless of race, sex, orientation, national origin, handicap, etc.

Rally for the Planet & March for Science

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Fostering Peace:

Recent Donations & Commemorative

    Grateful to The Church of Saint Therese of Shavertown, PA, for the generosity of their full-page ad in our AD BOOK.

    Greateful to Misericordia University, Campus Ministry of Misericordia, generous donation for 8 students and staff to take part in the Annual Awards

    Grateful to MARY SIEGEL,of Dallas, PA, unable to attend the Annual Awards event, she generously donates so others may attend.
    BEV AND WALLY WILLIAMS, of ARLINGTON, MA, a generous donation in support of  Peace Center’s AD BOOK.

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