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Grand Rapids to observe International Day of Peace

by (Mary Patricia Beatty)

Submitted 09-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

The annual observance of the UN International Day of Peace, September 21, 2018, will once again be greeted by a Proclamation from the Mayor’s Office to “commemorate and strengthen the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and...

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Catalyst Radio: Interview with Dominican sisters, anti-nuclear weapons activists

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 02-23-2018 under NONPROFITS

Host Cindy Kamp speaks with sisters Ardeth Platte and Carol Gilbert, Roman Catholic Dominican sisters from Grand Rapids. The sisters have worked with the ploughshares movement to promote peace and oppose war, particularly nuclear arms. Both women...

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Open Projector Night Spotlight from UICA: Jose Jimenez, People's Choice Award winner

by (UICA)

Submitted 12-12-2017 under NONPROFITS

Give us a short bio. I am a Latino filmmaker born and raised in Los Angeles. I attended California State University, Northridge where I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Cinema and Television Arts. I’ve produced, wrote, filmed, and edited a...

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Art of war at ArtPrize 2014

by (evanarragon)

Submitted 10-03-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

ArtPrize 2014 goers will notice works scattered throughout the exhibition venues addressing the experiences of war. These artists have given their Grand Rapids audiences a reminder that we live in a nation currently involved in military action and...

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Catalyst Radio: Peace activist, oral historian, author Rosalie Riegle in Grand Rapids

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 07-26-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this edition of Catalyst Radio, we are joined by oral historian and activist Rosalie Riegle. Riegle was in town earlier this week as part of her...

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Catalyst Radio: War vet in town speaks on effects of militarism

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 06-28-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Iraq war veteran Vince Emanuele was in Grand Rapids yesterday to speak about his experiences during two combat deployments, and his perspectives on US...

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Catalyst Radio: Women At Risk works for dignity in West Michigan, internationally

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-23-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now?  Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Women At Risk International reaches around the world to many conflict and impoverished areas to help women and girls who are the target of...

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Honor and protect our military veterans

by (Until Love Is Equal)

Submitted 11-07-2011 under NONPROFITS

My name is Michael Tuffelmire and I served this country in Kosovo, Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operational Enduring Freedom (OEF) as a Infantry Team Leader. As a United States military veteran you tend to bond quickly with other...

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Women in Black

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 04-21-2010 under NONPROFITS

According to the Women in Black international website, the organization is a "world-wide network of women committed to peace with justice and actively opposed to injustice, war, militarism and other forms of violence. As women experiencing these...

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When Time Stopped

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 01-15-2010 under NONPROFITS

HIROSHIMA-NAGASAKI ATOMIC BOMB PHOTO POSTER EXHIBITION From February 21 through March 14, 2010, the Culture of Peace Committee of the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids is sponsoring several events organized by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum in...

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