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“Inequality For All” coming to Lancaster’s Penn Cinema

“Inequality For All” coming to Lancaster’s Penn Cinema, Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 6 p.m. (Airport Road, Lititz) Winner of the Sundance Special Jury Award, the documentary addresses with humor and fact, the income and wage gaps that exist in the U.S. today. Created and narrated by Robert Reich, best-selling author, former Secretary of Labor…

Upcoming Events @ F&M

We are sharing these Franklin and Marshall College events related to the upcoming LIPW series on Militarism War Time: An Idea, Its History, Its Consequences October 28 @ 7:30 p.m. in the Lisa Bonchek Adams Auditorium, Kaufman Hall Presented by Professor Mary L. Dudziak, Professor of Law, Emory Law School Professor Dudziak writes and teaches…

29th Annual Peace Essay Contest Awards Ceremony

The 29th Annual Lancaster County Peace Essay Contest Awards Ceremony will be held Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 3:00 PM. Highland Presbyterian Church in Lancaster, PA. The theme for this year’s essays was “Safe Schools Peace by Piece”. Essays will be presented by high school students, Divisions I and II.

Local Peace Event: Leymah Gbowee

Leymah Gbowee, 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate April 17, 2013 @ 7:30 PM Leffler Chapel and Performance Center, Elizabethtown College 2013 Ware Lecture. Free and open to the public. Tickets Required. 717-361-4757. Gbowee was leader of the Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace that brought together Christian and Muslim women in a nonviolent movement that…

The Struggle Continues

Cornel West, Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practice at Union Theological Seminary and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University Franklin and Marshall College • Mayser Gymnasium Thursday,  February  21, 2013 11:30 am – 12:35 pm Part of the Common Hour Event Series Sponsored by Department of Government Cornel West is a prominent and provocative democratic intellectual….

International Day of Prayer for Peace

Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness joins The World Council of Churches in calling on the churches and congregations around the world to observe an International Day of Prayer for Peace on 21 September. The day coincides with the International Day of Peace initiated by the United Nations. Participants are especially invited to pray and act together for…

Address by Nelly del Cid

Wednesday,  October 10, 7:00 p.m. The Latin American Interest Group of the Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness is sponsoring  an address by Nelly del Cid,  a Peacebuilder from Honduras on Wednesday,  October 10, 7:00 p.m. in Fondersmith Auditorium, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 31  South Duke Street in Lancaster. Nelly is an Associate of the Sisters of…

“Facing The Growth Dilemma”

An Address by Stephan Loughlin Sunday, 23 September 2012 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Lancaster Friends Meeting 100 Tulane Terrace Lancaster, PA 17603 His topic, “Facing the Growth Dilemma”, ties in nicely with the Right Relationship book that was widely read by Friends a few years ago.  He is one of the authors of the recent pamphlet that…

Multicultural Concert

Multicultural Concert featuring Tony Brown, Baritone October 2, 2011 • 4:00 PM Highland Presbyterian Justice & Peace • 500 East Roseville Rd • Lancaster PA A special Multicultural Concert featuring Tony Brown, Baritone, and other local music groups. Brown is with “Peacing It Together Foundation.” Performing groups include McCaskey Gospel Choir, Bethel AME Choir, VIVI…