Plans for 2019 Peace Festival in Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City – Preparations are under way for Oklahoma City’s 35th Peace Festival, to be held Saturday, November 9th, in the Civic Center Music Hall’s Hall of Mirrors, according to organizers. “We’ve booked the hall and mailed invitations seeking groups to participate,” said Nathaniel Batchelder, Director of the Peace House in Oklahoma City. “We’re especially … Read more…

Peace House sponsors newspaper ad promoting 7% GPT for teachers

GPT Teachers Ad in Tulsa World

The Peace House sponsored a full page ad in the March 1a edition of The Oklahoman and Tulsa World. Here is our press release explaining why: Oklahoma Nonprofit Springs for Teachers An Oklahoma nonprofit organization sponsored full-page ads in Sunday’s Oklahoman and Tulsa World calling for restoration of the seven percent gross production tax on … Read more…

Demonstration for “No War on Iran” Friday, August 3rd

Join us this Friday, August 3 for “Tell Congress: No War on Iran” Demonstration on the corner of NW Expressway & Penn Ave (intersection SW of Penn Square Mall). The event, organized by the Americans Against the Next War coalition* that recently placed billboards in the Metro area, will begin at 4pm and last until 6, but participants are encouraged to come for any amount of time in that period.

We will have shade tents, water, banners with the billboard art and placards for each corner and our inventory of Honk For Peace, etc, signage. Folks are needed to hold the banners.

Some of the News Media on the Billboards:

TV News video: AntiWar Billboards in OKC KAUT-TV, Freedom-43

CNN-iReport (a photo of the billboard and news story text)

*The Peace House is a member of the AANW coalition.

Here is the press release for this event. Feel free to share it.

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Panel Will Discuss Sustainability at Oklahoma City University, Thursday, Sept. 8th

OKLAHOMA CITY – A panel discussion entitled “Sustainability” will be held on Thursday, Sept. 8th, at 7 pm, in Oklahoma City University’s Bishop Angie Smith Chapel, on NW 23rd St., just east of Indiana St. Attendance at the event is free and open to the public.

Panel participants will deal with three aspects of sustainability that affect people everywhere, organizers say. Issues to be addressed include the global economy, environmental sustainability, and U.S. military global commitments, including the current conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya.

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