At our Sept. 24-25 fair, people enjoyed the art, diversity of artists/patrons, delicious Colombian food, sharing time with each other, and fantastic weather.
This year’s PeaceWorks KC Local Art Fair comes to a new location: Theis Park, south of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. “Art + peace—what a combo!” says Ann Suellentrop.
Echoes. Hope. Two hands. These came into play at our annual observance Aug. 7, “Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki: Never Again!”
At an Aug. 7 gathering in KC, MO, Ann Suellentrop celebrates international advances through the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, and an effort to urge universities to stop supporting the nuclear weapon industry.
The graph shows the last two years’ operating budget and the Fiscal Year 2023 budget request for the Kansas City National Security Campus, where parts are made for nuclear weapons.
People at our rally spoke about the imprisonment of women and children in Turkey. We spoke up for women’s safety and hope in Turkey and throughout the world.
Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer, of the Potawatomi Nation, will hold a Facebook event Thurs., Feb. 17, and you’re invited to a public showing in KC MO—free! She is the acclaimed author of the book, Braiding Sweetgrass.
On Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, peace-loving activists gathered to celebrate the 1st anniversary of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (the Ban Treaty) with a rally and caravan.
I recall words of Martin Luther King Jr. and share selections from a book by children and quotes from a prophetic archbishop who calls for abolishing nuclear weapons arsenals around the world.
Several members of PeaceWorks-KC joined an ad hoc coalition to stop the abrupt closure of a cold-weather shelter for unhoused persons in the Kansas City, KS, area recently.