Disrupting Racism Films: Tools for Community Action and Healing

Sunday, November 5, 2017
4 pm – 6 pm
Yardley United Methodist Church, 300 Yardley-Langhorne Rd Yardley, PA 19067

This event will include two 30-minute films:

Not in Our Town – Ordinary citizens in Billings, Montana stand
up when attacked by white supremacists.

Waking in Oak Creek – Oak Creek, WI aSikhTemple transforms the community through forgiveness after a deadly crime.

Barbara Simmons of The Peace Center will facilitate a discussion after the screenings. Participants will be given tools to interrupt hate and bigotry.

Sponsored by The Peace Center and Yardley United Methodist Church

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“Because of the War” Film Premiere

Sunday, October 15, 2017
4:00pm to 7:00pm
International House, 3701 Chestnut St, Philadelphia PA 19104

Be part of this special event including drinks and dessert. Hosted by Liberian Women’s Chorus for Change and Philadelphia Folklore Project. Tickets are $20/$25, additional donations are welcome!

PFP Event

In Philadelphia, four Liberian women use their music to address injustice and inspire action for social change. Survivors of Liberia’s civil wars, they are accomplished, brilliant singers – mothers, refugees, immigrants, Africans – who haven’t stopped contributing positively to the world, no matter the obstacles. Because of the War documents the power of traditional songs to make meaningful connections between and among people, and to help re-build communities.

For more info, go to: http://bit.ly/2wPVBVJ.

Peace Day Philly 2017 Schedule

A huge THANK YOU to the many organizations and individuals that created Peace Day Philly 2017!

CLICK HERE for the 2017 Guide 
CLICK HERE for the Detailed Schedule

CLICK HERE for Police Organized Activities that will take place in Districts throughout the city! Some libraries and schools across the city will also be involved. Contact a school or library in your community to see if they are participating in PDP!

Ashack and Drum Circle
For many ideas about how to engage in Peace Day, or to engage in peace activities anytime, go to:
http://www.peacedayphilly.org/what-can-you-do/

SLIDE SHOW

Peace Day 2017: Together for Peace
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Peace Day 2017: Together for Peace
This year’s global Peace Day theme, set by the United Nations, is: “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.” It focuses in particular on the plight of refugees and migrants worldwide. “Our duty as a human family is to replace fear with kindness,” said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres about this year’s theme.

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PEACE DAY PHILLY 2017:September 17 - September 23
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PEACE DAY PHILLY 2017:
September 17 - September 23
JOIN us in using the platform of the United Nations International Day of Peace as a global day of local opportunity! Create and/or engage in peace-related activities that have meaning for you/your organization related to personal, local and/or global peace. Go to the WHAT CAN YOU DO? section of this site for Peace Day ideas and create your own #peaceday!

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE
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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE
The United Nations International Day of Peace, September 21, provides an opportunity for all humanity to come together, in spirit and in action, for greater peace. This global day is observed by hundreds of millions of citizens in cities, towns and villages worldwide. Thousands of NGOs, as well as citizens and governments, organize and engage in diverse peace-related activities such as peace education, the arts, spirituality, the environment, social justice, community, sport, service, and more.

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Farah Siraj's Song for Peace Day - "What If"
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Farah Siraj's Song for Peace Day - "What If"
Jordan's Musical Ambassadress Farah Siraj wrote the song "What If" for Peace Day. This song reminds us all to care about others - whether across the city, country or the world - and to remember with compassion those who live in contexts of war, conflict and violence every day.

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What would YOU Like to see happen on a Day of Peace?
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What would YOU Like to see happen on a Day of Peace?
People in Philly neighborhoods ​were asked:​ "What would you like to see on a day of peace​?" The video shares some of their responses. What would YOU like to see, and how can YOU take meaningful action toward your vision

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PEACE DAY PHILLY 2015: SEPTEMBER 14 - SEPTEMBER 21
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PEACE DAY PHILLY 2015: SEPTEMBER 14 - SEPTEMBER 21
What can YOU do for Peace on and around Sept. 21? How can you put your visions for peace into action? Go to the WHAT CAN YOU DO? section of this site for ideas and resources to create your #peaceday.

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