August-September issue of Oklahoma Peace Strategy News

This issue includes: The Environment and the 2016 Election 2 Republicans Subpoena Environmental Groups 3 Glitter-dropping Activists Not Guilty 4 Take Action to Support Chelsea Manning 5 George Lakoff on Understanding Trump 6 OKC Black Lives Matter Event in Pictures 8-9 Hiroshima and Nagasaki 10 Electric Car Experience 11 Showing Up For Racial Justice in … Read more…

Annual Peace Festival Starts 4th Decade Nov. 12

dsc04537Saturday, Nov. 12th, 10 am to 4 pm
Where:   Civic Center Hall of Mirrors
Admission Free

Poster for download, printing and sharing —  help spread the word!

Registration packet – apply for a table for your business or organization.

Oklahoma City’s 30th annual Peace Festival will be held Saturday, Nov. 12th, from 10 am to 4 pm, in the Civic Center Music Hall’s “Hall of Mirrors” in downtown in Oklahoma City, 201 N. Walker.  The event is free and open to the public.

The event is an central Oklahoma tradition, with music, dancing, food, shopping and community organizing for peace and justice always on the program.

More than 60 organizations will be represented. Visitors will find items for sale from three continents, and tables reflecting the face of human service and social justice groups in central Oklahoma.

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Invitation to visit the new ‘Religions United’ blog

The Religions United Committee of the Oklahoma Conference of Churches has started a new blog. It’s called “Religions United.” OCC’s Executive Director William Tabbernee sent this message out to members and friends: Dear Friends, Following the highly successful Interfaith Meal on Sunday, 10/9/16, I invite you to read, and hopefully participate in, the Religions United … Read more…

Emily Jovais writes for about Standing Rock Sioux DAPL Resistance

The View from Standing Rock : Essay & photos from N.Dakota Emily’s essay includes: “What You Can Do to Support the Standing Rock Sioux Pipeline Resistance” 1. IF YOU CAN GO:  Go to Standing Rock to show your support and see what’s happening. Arrive prepared to take care of yourself and to act as an ally. Here’s a … Read more…

Mark Davies on the election choice we face

PLEASE SHARE WITH VOTERS IN 50 U.S. STATES Nathaniel Batchelder sez: My enormous respect for Mark Davies grows. I OBSERVE THAT … Republicans pledge to develop Coal, Oil, and Gas for “US Energy Independence.” Their Party Platform Promises to “End the EPA’s war on coal,” and to reverse Obama’s commitment to the Paris Climate Summit Agreement. … Read more…

June-July 2016 issue of Oklahoma Peace Strategy is now online

This issue includes: Time for Transgender Visibility US-Saudi relations OK legislature punishes the poor Veterans for Peace seeks end to Nuclear Weapons OK State Questions on Nov. ballot Moral Policies Debate Global Climate Agreement Dan Berrigan, RIP Chelsea Manning update and more! Click here or image to read/print (PDF) Print copies of the paper are … Read more…