New Priorities Vigil

Tomorrow is the FIFTH anniversary of the Iraq War! is organizing vigils across the country. Here's ours...

We will be meeting on the fifth anniversary of our misguided invasion of Iraq to honor and mourn the great loss this senseless war has meant for the families of our service men and women and the loss of resource our government could have used for humanitarian or economic purposes.

Address: 179 E. Franklin St., in front of the post office building (across from campus) (Map)
Location: Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Directions: 179 E. Franklin St., across from campus and in front of the post office (near intersection with Henderson). There is parking available on Franklin and some side streets with out charge after 6pm I believe. There are also a couple of parking garages on Rosemary and the planetarium parking lot are available but may still charge.
Host: Sarah Nixon



Wednesday, March 19, 2008 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm


Peace and Justice Plaza at Franklin Street Post Office

Any OP Bloggers Organized to Commemorate the Fifth Anniversary of the Iraq War?

Curious to know if anybody on here wants to join in with WILPF/UNC or organize Orange Politics own form of demonstration. It's time to take a stand and not let another year of this war slip through the cracks.

Where is the Palestinian Gandhi? Nonviolence in the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict

As one Palestinian activist responded when asked the question, “We are everywhere.” This presentation explores the rich, varied, and largely unknown history of Palestinian nonviolent activist, much of it using Gandhian tactics, yet without “a Gandhi.”

Speakers: Joe Groves & Donna Hicks

Sponsored by the Coalition for Peace with Justice


Monday, February 11, 2008 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm


Community Church, 106 Purefoy Road

What Can We Do? U.S. Citizens, U.S. Policy, and the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict

The Israeli/Palestinian conflict is a central, governing feature of US policy in the Middle East. And it is not a conflict that is simply “over there.” It is part of our society and culture and affects everyone in the US in multiple ways. What is the role of people in the US in relation to the conflict? What can we do?Sponsored by Elders for Peace


Monday, February 11, 2008 - 8:00am to 9:30am


Carol Woods , 750 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill, NC



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