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bullhorn on podium
By @ 06/23/12 in News

I’m writing from a global peace conference hosted at the Scottish Rite Center in Oakland. There are some exceptional speakers (and you can find the presentations online at summerofpeace.net), but I find myself particularly moved by the connection of great local peacemakers in the foyer: the director of SAVE (Soldiers Against Violence Everywhere) meeting the woman who did peace circles in rec centers all over Oakland the summer of the Mesehrle verdict. A woman who runs a women’s interfaith social services network learning about an interfaith worker justice group.

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women and fabric
By @ 05/12/12 in News

This is a really big weekend at the Oakland Peace Center. I’ve spent some time over this weekend and will spend more time at the World¬†Court of Women on Poverty in the US, serving as a juror.

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