Saturday, March 19, 2011

Actions for Peace and Justice in North Carolina

March 25-26, Toward a Moral Consensus Against Torture —Duke University (Raleigh area, North Carolina USA) Hosted by Duke Divinity School, and co-sponsored by the Duke Center for Human Rights, the North Carolina Council of Churches and the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, this event aims to equip participants to understand the arguments against torture and to enable them to act within their own communities, trusting that the greatest protection against our government's use of torture is a shared understanding that torture is always wrong. Speakers and panelists will include leaders representing diverse faith traditions.

March 25 - April 15 Windows and Mirrors
a traveling exhibit that provides an opportunity to see ourselves in depictions of the war in Afghanistan through the eyes of artists and children. The exhibit includes 45 unique 4-foot by 6-foot panels created by artists memorializing Afghan civilian casualties, alongside images about living with war collected from Afghan schoolchildren. Opening Reception: Friday, March 25th, 2011, 7 PM, Carnegie Room Guilford College Library. Sponsored by American Friends Service Committee. Various programs throughout the 3 weeks.

APR 17-22 Pilgrimage for Justice and Peace, “Living our Faith”, Statewide walk to protect immigrants’ rights, reform trade policies, call for justice for all workers. Will visit: Goldsboro, Charlotte, Winston-Salem, Greensboro & Graham, Cary, Raleigh. Led by Witness for Peace SE, 919-856-9568,

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