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Peace House Promotes A Moral Agenda for America

Peace House Director Nathaniel Batchelder has developed a presentation entitled “A Moral Agenda for America” that seeks to find common ground between groups and build a consensus for human-focused and sustainable government policy at the local, state and national levels.

It is a non-partisan program suitable for any organization or group of people interested in public education and political advocacy on a host of issues, including the environment, health care, the economy, national security and more. It is particularly relevant as we enter the 2016 electoral season, as the opportunity exists to replace a large percentage of elected representatives, if we find they are not voting in ways that align with the “moral agenda” that we, the voters, have adopted.

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Oklahoma’s 25th Fall Peace Festival

Saturday, Nov. 12th, 10 am to 4 pm
Civic Center Music Hall – “Hall of Mirrors”
Admission Free

The 25th annual Peace Festival will be a holiday shopping bazaar, featuring tables of more than 50 social justice groups and local crafts vendors. It will take place on Saturday, Nov. 12th, from 10 am to 4 pm, in the Civic Center Hall of Mirrors, in downtown Oklahoma City (map). Admission is free.

“Live entertainment by local musicians and colorful fair trade goods on sale make this a popular event for supporters of human rights, social justice, environmental sustainability, and peace,” said Conna Wilkinson, Director of the Peace Education Institute, cosponsor of the event. All groups provide informative materials, in addition to crafts and goods for sale. Food items at many tables and refreshments will also be available for visitors.

A Children’s Activity Room will be supervised by adults during the event, Wilkinson said

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Affinity Groups for Social Action

It is not situations that are hopeless, but rather people who feel hopeless because events have left them discouraged or disempowered. Yes, these are tough times, politically and economically … all the more reason for us “peace activists” to review and renew our sources of hope. Actions DO make a difference, as all of us … Read more…