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Triangle community holds vigil to advocate for peace in Ukraine

Nearly 80-year-old Vicki Ryder stood on the sidewalk of Peace and Justice Square on Franklin Street on Sunday, waving a sign calling for peace in Ukraine. Dozens of other people carrying signs surrounded her in the square. Ryder, whose grandparents are Ukrainians, said she has seen war and Ukraine’s participation …

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Al Marder, a century of achievement for unity, peace, justice and socialism – Communist Party USA

In some ways, the life of centenarian Al Marder reads like a serial thriller with plenty of comedy and tragedy, defeats and victories. As a teenager, he would sneak out of his parents’ house in a working-class New Haven, Connecticut neighborhood early in the morning to meet his good friend …

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Joint law enforcement effort leads to over 100 arrests in Baltimore area [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD — Governor Larry Hogan provided an update Friday alongside the U.S. Marshals Service on a large-scale, multi-agency law enforcement operation focused on apprehending violent fugitives and gang members wanted in the first two weeks of February, leading to dozens of arrests throughout the Baltimore area. The governor also …

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FRAN ALEXANDER: Omni Center continues its push to make peace, justice the chosen alternatives

“We must dare to think unthinkable thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that come our way in a complex and rapidly changing world. We must learn to welcome rather than fear voices of dissent. “ — U.S. Senator J. William Fulbright Omni means “everything”. The …

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We hire! Peace, Justice and Ecology Facilitator – Catholic Outlook

Peace, Justice and Ecology Facilitator – Mission Enhancement Team, Diocese of Parramatta Here is a unique opportunity to devote your passion for social justice to the advancement of the common good and the mission of the Church in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains. Work within a dynamic, authentic and …

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Peace, Justice, Politics and Space: Fellowship Helps Two Wellesley Students Connect Diverse Interests | Projector

Most of this year’s Brooke Owens Scholars, female undergraduates and gender minorities interested in all areas of space and aviation, are majoring in fields one would expect: aerospace engineering, mechanics and electricity, space sciences, astrophysics, etc. But the group also includes students majoring in peace and justice studies, astronomy, international …

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Digitization of historical archives for history and peace education in Timor-Leste – India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News

In collaboration with Centro Nacional Chega! (CNC) Timor-Leste, UNESCO Jakarta held a kick-off meeting in Dili to launch the joint action to promote history and peace education by preserving historical archives through the “digitalization of Chega! National Center for Conflict Reconciliation and Peacebuilding in Timor-Leste” funded by the Republic of …

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Coalition buys former KKK headquarters in Fort Worth to create community arts and healing center

The towering, dilapidated brick building on the north side of Fort Worth was once the Texas headquarters of the Ku Klux Klan, a legacy that Turn 1012 N. Main St. wants to reverse. The coalition of associations bought the former Cave No. 101 auditorium with plans transform it into Fred …

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Bastrop celebrates 33rd annual March for Peace, Justice and Equality on Monday with reduced event

Bastrop will host the 33rd annual March for Peace, Justice and Equality on Monday with stops at places of historical significance to the African American community. Next, the city will host a ceremony celebrating Martin Luther King Jr., his life and work that will be broadcast live for residents to …

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Nigerian and two other African activists win Peace, Justice and Human Rights award

December 23 (THEWILL) – Nigerian activist Wilson Atumeyi along with two other Africans have been recognized for promoting peace, justice and human rights across the continent. The award from Africans Rising, a pan-African movement, was in recognition of their selfless contributions to the achievement of democracy, justice, human rights and …

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A Better Society Cannot Be Built Without Peace and Justice: NA Vice President

KARACHI – Stressing the importance of justice, National Assembly Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri said that a better society cannot be built without peace and justice in society. He expressed these views during his speech at the “Two-Day National Conference on Strengthening Parliamentary Oversight for Peacebuilding and Sustainable Development and …

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The Non-Aligned Movement contributes to world peace and justice – Middle East Monitor

The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) contributes to peace, justice and solidarity in the world, the Azerbaijani president said on Monday, as the group celebrates its 60th anniversary. The Non-Aligned Movement met in the capital of Serbia, Belgrade, for a high-level commemorative meeting. “NAM has played an important role on the international …

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The March for Justice of Peace and Unity will take place on October 8

Released: September 30, 2021 Delaware County Participates in National Faith & Blue Program Delaware County Sheriff Jerry Sanders is spearheading an initiative to include Delaware County law enforcement, faith-based organizations and the community in the National Faith & Blue event, which has taking place October 8-11 this year. Faith & …

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FG: Peace, justice, responsible institutions essential to the achievement of the sustainable development program

By François Ndubuisi Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Ms. Zainab Ahmed, said the federal government recognizes that peace, justice and accountable institutions are essential for achieving Nigeria’s sustainable development agenda. She therefore observed that the challenge is clear, adding that the top priority for African countries, including Nigeria, …

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Women’s and children’s rights advocate promotes peace, justice and development

Women’s and children’s rights activist Rima Salah spoke to BYU law students on September 23 after receiving a 2021 Peacemaker Award from the Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution. Salah encouraged students to get involved and commit to building a peaceful world, starting today. (Megan Spencer) An internationally recognized advocate …

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Thursday Morning Poets to Join Global Demonstration for Peace, Justice and Sustainability via 100,000 Poets for Change

NEW | CHARACTERISTICS | OVERVIEW | EVENTS originally published: 23/09/2021 Following their first in-person appearance at this year’s New York City Poetry Festival on Governors Island, the Thursday Morning Poets, who represent New York’s great cultural and ethnic diversity, will be making their voices heard online for social change as …

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Whatcom Peace / Justice Center to organize International Day of Peace | New

Recognized by the United Nations since 1982 and the city of Bellingham since 2010, International Day of Peace is a day to imagine what the world can be like without weapons, violence and oppression. In solidarity with people around the world, the Whatcom Peace & Justice Center (WPJC) will host …

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Belmont Cragin parishes unite to demand peace and justice – Chicagoland

On the scorching afternoon of August 28, with temperatures in the 90s and high humidity, more than 80 parishioners of Saint John Bosco, Saint James the Apostle and Saints. The parishes of Genevieve and Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr passed through the neighborhood of Belmont Cragin, stopping to pray at places …

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Bikers join the call for peace and justice

APPROXIMATELY 800 cyclists from 66 different biker groups in Pampanga participated over the weekend in the Bike for Peace and Justice. The bike race aims to call for peace and justice for all victims of human rights abuses and to condemn alleged atrocities by Communist-Terrorist Groups (CTGs), including the murder …

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Cardinal Bo calls for prayers for peace and justice in May

YANGON, Myanmar (CNS) – Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon encouraged Catholics to recite the rosary and participate in Eucharistic worship for peace and justice in Myanmar ruled by the military. Ucanews.com reported that the cardinal had requested prayers throughout the month of May. He emphasized the intention to seek God’s …

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Peace, justice and protection of the Earth

The 51st Earth Day is Thursday, April 22. Are you planning to do something good for the earth? Homo sapiens has not really been kind to the earth and its other inhabitants. Humans have this weird idea that anything can be done to earth and all of its other children …

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They want peace, justice and democracy in Myanmar

Nonviolence fights with strong hope, but they need our support By Claus Kiaer Over 20 years ago, I was trying to travel to Myanmar for the first time. For 8 years I tried to get a visa until I succeeded in 2009. My first trip coincided with the opening of …

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UPDATE: Religious leaders in Minnesota pray for peace and justice in Floyd trial

MINNEAPOLIS (CNS) – Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis prayed on March 7 for peace and justice during the upcoming trial of a former white city policeman accused of the death of George Floyd, an African American. He died in police custody last May. The Archbishop met …

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Minnesota Religious Leaders Pray For Peace And Justice In Upcoming Trial Of Former White Policeman In George Floyd Death

Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis leads a prayer at the Hennepin County Government Center during a gathering of pastors and clergy on March 7, 2021, ahead of jury selection in the trial of the Former police officer Derek Chauvin, who is on murder charges in the …

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Logan Family Gymnasium Groundbreaking Ceremony Celebrates Peace, Justice and Unity

The Town of Evanston and Friends of the Robert Crown Center officially opened the Logan Family Gymnasium earlier this month in a ceremony attended by members of the Logan family, the Evanston Parks and Recreation Board and friends of the Robert Crown Center. The public was invited to attend the …

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Spalding University launches anti-racism program to promote peace and justice through education

On Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day, Spalding University in downtown Louisville announced that it is launching an online anti-racism training and professional development program that is aligned with its mission to promote peace and justice through education. “Restorative Practices for Anti-Racism Travel” is a series of virtual courses that will …

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Appalachian Peace Education Center Remembers Martin Luther King Jr. at 34th Annual Celebration | WJHL

through: News channel staff 11 Posted: January 16, 2021 / 4:35 PM EST / Update: January 16, 2021 / 4:35 PM EST FILE – In this file photo from April 3, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. makes his last public appearance at the Mason Temple in Memphis, Tenn. The …

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Communities In Schools ® (CIS ™) issues statement in support of peace, justice and democracy

ARLINGTON, Virginia., January 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Communities in schools® (CIS ™), the national organization that ensures that every student, regardless of race, postcode or background of marginalization, has what they need to be successful in school and beyond, has released the following statement today: “Yesterday morning our …

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UNODC will host a special dialogue on strengthening peace, justice and the SDGs through education today, get details here

Sign up for updated results UNODC E4J Global Dialogue Series: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is organizing its “E4J Global Dialogue Series” from December 1-4, 2020, which aims to empower children, youth and educators and promote the rule of law . As part of this series, …

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Leaders aspire to make Atlanta a global hub for peace education

By Maria Saporta As Atlanta’s top corporate and civic leaders continue to forge a multi-faceted relationship with Nobel Peace Prize laureates, a complementary effort is underway to make the Atlanta area a hub for the education and research on peace. The Atlanta Peace Education Initiative has already garnered support from …

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The Catholic Peace Community of Rome welcomes the episcopal appointment of one of its own

Rome – Advocates of social justice for religious orders around the world praise Pope Francis’ unusual appointment of a diocesan bishop to their ranks, saying the choice underscores the importance of their work and ministry. Divine Word Missionary Fr. Paul Daisuke Narui, who has served in Rome since 2015 as …

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Peace education in Iraq: laying the foundations for sustainable development [EN/AR] – Iraq

Basra, March 14, 2019 – Strengthen the capacity of universities across Iraq to contribute to the achievement of SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions, UNDP Iraq, national NGO, Iraq Al-Amal and UNESCO Chair in Peace Studies at the University of Innsbruck, has jointly launched a new national program – …

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Development and security are based on peace, justice and inclusion – World

by Diana Quick A statement shared by peacebuilding organizations International Day of Peace, September 21, 2018 ChildFund is one of dozens of international and national peacebuilding organizations that have come together to publish a statement on the occasion of the International Day of Peace, September 21. The declaration, which precedes …

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Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies

House iconHomePeace Studies Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies (PJCS) is an interdisciplinary field of study that addresses issues of war, social oppression and violence, and the challenges of implement non-violent conflict resolution and social justice. The PJCS program serves to focus knowledge from various disciplines to converge on issues of …

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