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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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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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The 70th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki:

The 70th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Sunday, August 9at 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Market Square Presbyterian Church
20 S Second St, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17101

Harrisburg, PA is a sister city to Hiroshima, Japan. Several Harrisburg area organizations are co-sponsoring a 70th anniversary commemorative event to remember past victims of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and to educate ourselves re: the existing nuclear threat.…

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Education is the most powerful weapon.

Please. Checks payable: PEACE CENTER 63 N FRANKLIN ST WILKES-BARRE PA 18701-1317

Please.
Checks payable:
PEACE CENTER
63 N FRANKLIN ST
WILKES-BARRE PA 18701-1317

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Fair Food Program

“A man can’t ride your back unless it is bent”…
Those words were spoken by Dr. Martin Luther King on the eve of his assassination, in his ever powerful “Mountaintop” speech in Memphis, Tennessee, April 3, 1968. Speaking about the Civil Rights movement in Albany, Georgia, he said, “Whenever men and women straighten their backs up, they are going somewhere, because a man can’t ride your back unless it is bent.”
Today, in tomato fields across the state of Florida, the men and women who pick this country’s tomatoes are indeed going somewhere, through the Fair Food Program.
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Help Sofia (Peace Camp Kid) see ~ please share this with your friends and neighbors.

Please help see ~ please share this with your friends and neighbors.
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Athena Smith Ford, peacemaker.

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Athena Smith Ford, 33, passed away peacefully early Sunday morning, Oct. 23, 2016, at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. Athena died in the arms of her brother, Austin, of Mountain Top, with her mother, Diane Smith, of Kingston, father, Tom Ford, and stepmother, Maureen Cosgrove, of Mount Pocono, at her bedside. Athena died of complications from an automobile collision on Oct. 7, 2015, when she was a seat-belted passenger and suffered a traumatic brain injury. Athena never regained consciousness.…

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