Messia Releford, an Avila University student, left, talks with Itto Outini at the March 6 rally of Advocates of Silenced Turkey.--Photo by Jane Stoever

Rally condemns cruelty to women in Turkey, international rise in domestic violence

A gathering of about 60 persons highlighted violence in Turkey against women as well as domestic violence internationally and locally. The local chapter of Advocates of Silenced Turkey organized the rally March 6 in Kansas City, Mo.

Ron Faust, a retired Disciples of Christ minister, holds out the promise of the new Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons--that it comes just in time to "create life and forestall death / To breathe in hope and breathe out a future / For our grandchildren and for all human races."

A Call to Live Nuclear Free

Ron Faust sees the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons as coming just in time "to create life and forestall death / To breathe in hope and breathe out a future / For our grandchildren and for all human races."

A nonviolence exercise shows the twin aspects of nonviolence: to actively oppose injustice, and to actively propose just alternatives. --Courtesy of Pace e Bene

How to move “From Spirit to Street Action”

The 3-hour training that was part of an online conference Aug. 7 (but will be repeated) helped participants exercise nonviolence in three inter-related arenas: nonviolence to self, nonviolence to all others, and nonviolence to the entire earth and all its creatures.