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Peace Camp 2017 Registration Form

Peace Camp 2017 Volunteer Registration Form

The links for the electronic forms are

registration form

https://goo.gl/forms/ytt1AAO90iLcMTM03

volunteer form

https://goo.gl/forms/ZY9G8FUdJZ6kGkCj1

Andita

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Peace Camp, July 31-August 4, 2017

Peace Camp, July 31-August 4, 2017:

9:00a to 3:00p, at the First Presbyterian Church, $75.00 per week, scholarships available,  call for reservations; 570 823 9977…

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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.…

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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.

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Rally for the Planet & March for Science

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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.

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Mr Vito Malacari is seriously seeking to hire help in his expanded DELI DEPT at their new location on Mundy Street ( near Entenmann’s Bakery Outlet)

[A note from Linda Puchalski]

Mr Vito Malacari is seriously seeking to hire help in his expanded DELI DEPT at their new location on Mundy Street ( near Entenmann’s Bakery Outlet)

At the drop of a hat, you know that Vito helps all worthy community causes and has always made generous donations to the Peace & Justice Summer Peace Camp for Kids.

If you know of someone who might be looking or interested, then fill out an application on line ( i think their Facebook page) or better yet stop by to inquire.…

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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.…

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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.

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Athena Smith Ford, 33, peacemaker, passed peacefully Sunday morning, Oct. 23, 2016

Athena Smith Ford, 33, passed away peacefully early Sunday morning, Oct. 23, 2016

(link above for more on Athena’s well-lived life)

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 Wherever she went, whatever she did, she touched people and did what she could to make their lives better. In working on her assistance applications, her family discovered that, even in her most spare economic situations, she gave at least a little every month, through modest recurring donations, to organizations for which she cared deeply.…

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