Weekly Peace Vigil, Every Friday 5 – 6 pm, N-E corner of Lincoln Highway and First Street. Join us at any time! At 6 pm, we circle briefly for announcements and updates on local peace and justice activities.
Hiroshima Commemoration, August 6, 2014 at 12:15 PM, Kishwaukee River at NIU
Covered by DeKalb Chronicle http://www.daily-chronicle.com/2014/08/06/dekalb-event-marks-anniversary-of-hiroshima-bombing/ax2f2nr/
Study and Action. The Interfaith Network is reading Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow: http://newjimcrow.com/. Members of the Network are working in our community to learn more about the effects of mass incarceration and to take action.
Videos of this March 20, 2014 event are now available: https://www.youtube.com/
Speakers and forums have included (see Events Page for more info on the speakers)
- Three women who stand for peace (Media Benjamin, Kathy Kelly, Ann Wright)
- Human rights in Sri Lanka
- Memorial Day parade, witnessing to those who have died from Illinois
- David Kraft speaking on nuclear power
- Kathy Kelly program on Palestine
- Conversations with DeKalb mayoral candidates on the topics of interfaith, peace, justice, and network
Scholarships for graduating DeKalb High School seniors