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The Golden Rule east of the Golden Gate--Photo from Veterans for Peace

Vets for Peace sail peace boat down Mississippi, up Eastern seaboard

By Christopher Overfelt On September 26, the International Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, three members of Veterans for Peace set sail down the Mississippi River on their boat, the Golden Rule. The sailing voyage will take them down the Mississippi River, out through the Gulf of Mexico, and eventually back up the Eastern … Continue reading Vets for Peace sail peace boat down Mississippi, up Eastern seaboard

PeaceWorks’ Co-chair Henry Stoever connecting with area high school students, explaining what is wasted on nuclear weapons and war. Photo by Ann Suellentrop

“Throw away the Bombs” game popular with students

By Ann Suellentrop The International Relations Council or IRC invited PeaceWorks to exhibit at an annual event, “Your Global Future”, on October 11, 2022 at H. Roe Bartle Hall.  There were an immense number of conversations and connections made between over 1,200 high school students from widely diverse backgrounds with 60 exhibiting organizations, including 8 businesses, 24 colleges, universities or departments,4 … Continue reading “Throw away the Bombs” game popular with students

Betti Kalahurka, a sewing teacher for Stitching Change, shows off an apron and hat from this group of immigrant women. Their intent: to stitch the change they want to see happen, like building inclusive communities and caring for the environment and each other.--Photos by Jim Hannah

Photographer gives gift to artists

PeaceWorks photographer Jim Hannah took pictures of the artists at the Sept. 24-25 fair. "In a world of so much brokenness and ugliness, it is vital to honor artists and their art," says Jim.