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2015 Susan Merrill Constance Kozel Award Co-honoree: Toni Mathis

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PEACE and JUSTICE CENTER 2015 ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER

Annual Awards Dinner, Monday, May 18th, 2015, 6:00 PM.
Ballroom, Wilkes University,
2nd Flr, Henry Student Center, 84 West S St., Wilkes-Barre, PA.

Music by John Link, Jazz Guitarist.

2015 co-honorees are:

Susan Merrill Constance Kozel Award Co-honorees:
Toni Mathis and Peggy Felton.

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The good works of the Peace and Justice Center

Fostering peace for more than 26 years. The good works of the Peace and Justice Center are on the agenda for the 2013 Sister Siena Finley, RSM Ethics Award at the 22nd annual Ethics Institute Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 24 at Misericordia University.

Fostering peace for more than 26 years.
The good works of the Peace and Justice Center are on the agenda
for the 2013 Sister Siena Finley, RSM Ethics Award
at the 22nd annual Ethics Institute Dinner
on Thursday, Oct. 24
at Misericordia University.
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Social Justice Committee of St. Therese’s Church, Shavertown, PA

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Willie Baptist was interviewed as a part of the Ford Foundation’s #InequalityIs project.

The Peace and Justice Center is honored to list guest speaker Willie Baptist as part of our Barbara Sabol Memorial Lecture series. He is a scholar-in-residence at Union Theological Seminary in New York City and has more than 40 years of experience organizing among the poor. He has recently co-authored a book on education and the building of social movements: Pedagogy of the Poor.…

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Kevin Winter & Niall Murphy of Belfast

Hear Irish Human Rights attorneys
 
Kevin Winter and Niall Murphy from Belfast
 
present cases and issues from the North of Ireland
 
at the Irish Cultural Center in Scranton
1301 Beech St, Scranton, PA 18505
Cross Streets: Between Blucher Ave. and Wintermantle Ave.
 
Friday, March 28 at 7:00 PM.
All are welcome.…
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Climate Disruption is a Moral Issue

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Climate Disruption is a Moral Issue

Interfaith Climate Advocacy Training When: August 26, 2015 9:30am to 4:00pm A day of preparation for people of all faiths Learn how to speak with moral authority on the issue of climate change in Pennsylvania

Join us to develop clear messages to bring directly to policymakers to support ambitious, legally-binding targets for carbon dioxide and methane emissions, energy efficiency and a just transition to renewable power. Workshop Leaders: Donald Brown, Professor of Sustainability Ethics and Law, Widener University Matthew Stepp, Director of Policy, PennFuture Justin Wright, Mediator and Negotiation trainer, Active Neutrals Where: hosted by the Unitarian Church of Harrisburg, at its 1280 Clover Lane location Register at http://tinyurl.com/InterfaithClimateAdvocacyHbg

People of faith possess the moral authority to be important and credible parties to the awakening of awareness and responsibility for climate change among elected leaders and non-elected policy makers.…

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Rabbi Israel Dresner, Former Freedom Rider, Temple B’nai B’rith

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Guatemala Human Rights Commission

GHRC Spring 2014 Speaker’s Tour with Makrina Gudiel will take place March 31 to April 11 along the East Coast.

Many Guatemalans lost loved ones during the internal armed conflict. For Makrina, it was her brother, who was disappeared in 1983 by state forces and is included in the infamous Military Diary, a logbook that documented the kidnap, torture, and murder of 183 people considered to be linked to anti-government activity. Her family brought her brother’s case to the Inter-American Commission in 2004, and just days later, her father was murdered.…

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Donations: Fostering Peace & Justice for more than 29 years.

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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Congratulations to Terri Nowak ~ longstanding emerita of the Peace Center

The Peace and Justice Center’s very own Terri Nowak will receive the Rose Brader Community Service Award from the United Way of Wyoming Valley. CONGRATULATIONS, TERRI! The award will be given at the “Day of Caring” kick-off on Fri., May 9th – Genetti’s – 8am. Please contact the Wyoming Valley United or the Wyoming Valley Art League for more information.…

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