Annual Hiroshima Day Peace Vigil with Rev. John Dear
September 14-22, 2019 Everywhere
MARCHING, ORGANIZING AND SPEAKING OUT FOR A NEW CULTURE OF NONVIOLENCE, FOR AN END TO WAR, POVERTY, RACISM, AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESTRUCTION.
Every year, Campaign Nonviolence organizes a national week of action across the United States and around the world, built around the third week of September, near Sept. 21st, International Peace Day. For the last five years, we have organized an unprecedented national grassroots movements with actions in every state where people connect the dots between the issues of injustice and violence, including war, poverty, racism and environmental destruction, and hold public events, actions and marches demanding immediate positive social change.
Join us this September!
Pilgrimage for Peace 2019 Sunday, April 28, 2019 2:00 p.m.
Little Rock, AR is a regular part of the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions and they are still keeping up their work for nonviolence throughout the year. The 6th annual Pilgrimage for Peace 2019, organized by a coalition of ecumenical faith and community organizations, will be held on Sunday, April 28th at 2 p.m. Walkers will gather in the circle outside Heifer International, 1 World Avenue, Little Rock, where the walk begins. Participants will pass the Clinton Presidential Library and the River Market and cross the Junction Bridge to the Beacon of Peace and Hope, located at 120 Riverfront Drive, North Little Rock.
At the Beacon, walkers and others will gather for a Remembrance Service at 3 p.m. to “mourn the violence committed in our community, nation, and world, and to walk together as active peacemakers.” The ecumenical service will be led by young people offering prayers, reflections from literature and scriptures, songs, and the reading of names of homicide victims in Pulaski County in the past year.
All ages are welcome. Plenty of parking available in the area between the Beacon of Peace and Hope and the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum. Seating will be available and bottled water will be provided.
For more information, call Caroline Stevenson at (501) 232-7283, or Devin Hancock at (423) 416-3128 and by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also visit the website, www.pilgrimageforpeace.com, where you’ll find a list of sponsoring groups, the Pilgrimage for Peace program, and photos. Information can also be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PilgrimageforPeaceLR.