The monks and friends of New England Peace Pagoda wish to dedicate our 16th annual Walk for a New Spring to “Sanctuary Cities – Sanctuary World.” For 3 weeks we will walk in Massachusetts and for 1 week in Washington DC to show active solidarity with immigrants, to honor the many people, faith communities and other communities and political leaders who are coming together across all lines to commit to sanctuary for our immigrant brothers and sisters.
10,000 Trees for Vietnam is an environmental justice project created in collaboration with the Vietnamese forester Phung Tuu Boi. Its purpose […]
There’s also a need for “shifting our consciousness toward a full understanding of our interconnectedness and interdependence,” in what Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela of South Africa called ubuntu: “the belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity. A person is a person through other people. Humanity is a quality we owe to each other.”
The Peacemaker Awards, presented by the Franklin County Interfaith Council and Traprock Center for Peace and Justice, recognize youth in Franklin County engaged in projects making positive contributions toward justice and peace within their communities and in the wider world. Nominations are due April 18th.
Israeli activist-author Jeff Halper is in the US to present his new book — War Against the People: Israel, the […]