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Panel for Peace

Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Interfaith Panel discussion about the prospect of peace in Afghanistan at New Garden Friends Meeting House, 801 New Garden Rd (27410)


Forum-What is the Real Cost of War

Sunday, September 26, 2010 - 4:00pm

What is the REAL cost of oil?

Destruction of the Environmnet
Tax subsidies to petroleam companies
Foreign Wars and Occupation
Climate Change
Goverernment Corruption

How can we survive the oil economy?
Join Southsiders for Peace
the BUC Green Sanctuary Group
and Unity in Diversity
for a lively Forum on this topic.

One Nation Lobby Day

Friday, October 1, 2010 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Lobby members of Congress on Peace and Justice issues the day before the One Nation Mobilization

International Days of Action to End the Afghanistan War

Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 12:00am - Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 12:00pm

9 Years: War is not the answer!

On October 7 – 10, peace and justice groups around the world will mark the 9th year of the launch of the Afghanistan war with internationally coordinated local, grassroots, and community events.

Families who lost love ones on September 11 responded with, ”Our grief is not a cry for war!” and “War is not the answer!”

That was true then and even truer now. Now a growing majority believes that war in Afghanistan is and was a mistake and must come to an end.

America in Decline: Paths to 21st Century Security & Prosperity

Sunday, October 17, 2010 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Sermon by Joseph Gerson


Democracy Now: Johan Galtung on the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Mideast Peace Talks

We speak with Johan Galtung, known as a founder of the field of peace and conflict studies. He’s spent the past half-century pursuing nonviolent conflict resolution in international relations. Galtung discusses the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Mideast talks, why President Obama is losing his base, and much more.

Afghan Women’s Continuous Fight for Liberation

Monday, September 13, 2010 - 6:30pm

The history of women in Afghanistan is one of continuous struggle, be that against Persia, Britian, Russia, and now the United States. Yet beyond the struggle against a foreign invader, Afghan women’s battle has always been a double strug­gle, because at one and the same time as they fought against foreign invaders, they fought as well against their own profoundly male chauvin­ist culture. 

* How does Obama’s troop surge in Afghanistan affect Afghan women? 

Philadelphia Windows and Mirrors Exhibit

Thursday, October 7, 2010 (All day) - Sunday, November 7, 2010 (All day)

Windows and Mirrors
 is a traveling exhibit that provides an opportunity to see ourselves in depictions of the war in Afghanistan through the eyes of artists and children.

Pictures from opening reception available on Flickr

Chicago Windows and Mirrors Exhibit

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 (All day) - Saturday, July 23, 2011 (All day)

Windows and Mirrors is a traveling exhibit that provides an opportunity to see ourselves in depictions of the war in Afghanistan through the eyes of artists and children.

The exhibit includes 45 unique 4-foot by 6-foot panels created by artists memorializing Afghan civilian casualties, alongside images about living with war collected from Afghan schoolchildren.

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