On Jan. 20, PeaceWorks members shared an evening meal and ideas about what a nuclear-free world could look like. It was a night for the imagination and dreams, for if we don't know where we are going, how are we going to get there? If we can imagine it, we can create it.
In support of our fellow local activists, PeaceWorks extended an invitation to table at the art fair Sept. 24-25.
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.
“A Revolution of the Heart: The Story of Dorothy Day,” a documentary, will be shown free at Rockhurst University’s Arrupe Hall at 7pm on Tues., Oct. 19 (directions are below). “She annoyed people," says Sister Simone Campbell about Dorothy, "because she challenged them.”
“This place that makes parts for war affects a lot of people. Militarism is impacting our community of poor people," said Lois Swimmer at PeaceWorks-KC's 10th annual peace witness May 31 for Memorial Day.
Jodi and Eric Garbison, founders of Cherith Brook Catholic Worker (a place of companionship and service), received PeaceWorks' Kris and Lynn Cheatum Community Peace Award at the organization's annual meeting.
By Virginia Davis - After being charged with hindering a police investigation and resisting arrest Sept. 21, Eric and Jodi Garbison of Cherith Brook Catholic Worker came to trial at Municipal Court in KC MO March 2. Jodi told supporters before the trial, “We hope and pray that today exposes and sheds light on the absurdity of the actions by police—the aggression and violence toward our particular community this past year and in our neighborhood.”