Buddhist monks and nuns from the Peace Pagoda in Leverett MA, together with other supporters, are engaged in their annual pilgramage for peace. This year's walk to Washington DC will pass through Concord on its way to Portsmouth. Participants will stop for a vegetarian potluck meal and a discussion. Come and meet them and hear about their journey.
This event is sponsored by Campaign Nonviolence/Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service, NH Peace Action, and the UCC Peace with Justice Advocates.
While military convoys rumble down city streets, planes crisscross the skies, and suicide bombers wreak havoc on the streets, civilians in Afghanistan struggle through terror, lawlessness, deaths and PTSD to hold their families together against extreme odds. In Kabul, women politicians and activists prepare under threat of death to protect women’s rights past the general elections and the pullout of the NATO troops in 2014.
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
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