The PeaceWorks KC Local Art Fair, in person, already has 76 artists—and counting! After 2 years without a face-to-face fair, PeaceWorks is holding its annual fundraiser on Saturday/Sunday, Sept. 24-25, at Theis Park.
Video of flags, pics with hope, plus livestream
Treat yourself to the sights and sounds of our Memorial Day event, Prohibit Nukes, Promote HOPE. Take courage from this video, our slide shows, and our livestream!
Prohibit Nukes, Promote HOPE—walk, rally, line-crossing
On Memorial Day, 65 persons took time to walk, rally and support a line-crossing at the National Security Campus. At this KC MO facility, 85% of mechanical and electronic parts for US nuclear weapons are made or procured.
Bennette Dibben shares reflections on International Women’s Day
Her own life story, political upheavals, and personal hygiene products for school girls were on Bennette Dibben’s mind as she spoke at a rally March 12.
Advocates of Silenced Turkey hosts International Women’s Day event
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.
‘Loving, dreaming, and living toward a future where war will be no more’
Defendant Tom Mountenay made this statement in KC MO Municipal Court, noting, “It is in the spirit of love that I will try to live PeaceWorks’ core truth: peace works!”
‘Don’t Look Away’—US drones regularly kill civilians throughout the world
The Ban Killer Drones campaign asked peacemakers to protest drone war on Nov. 29, and PeaceWorks-KC answered the call. Fourteen of us witnessed for peace that day at Whiteman Air Force Base near Knob Noster, Mo.
See videos showing 1945-2015 nuclear explosions
An Open Culture cache of videos of nuclear explosions from 1945 to 2015 includes test explosions and the Hiroshima/Nagasaki attacks.
Wichita-to-KC PeaceWalk, 9/5
Long on talking, long on walking. A band of Charles Carney’s friends gathered Sept. 5 for the Admire-to-Miller part of his Peace Walk from Wichita, KS, to Kansas City, MO.
PeaceWorks-KC hosts its first Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance online
The novel COVID-19 virus resulted in a novel Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance by PeaceWorks-KC Aug. 9. The annual event took place for the first time not outdoors but online. Victor Dougherty reflected on the Buddhist saying, “As long as there is war within, there will be war without.” Victor led the Zoom attendees in blessings for themselves, for others difficult to embrace, and for the entire world.