Friday, November 6, 2009

Kathy Kelly: From Gaza to Pakistan - The Cost of War Abroad and at Home


United Presbyterian Church
Binghamton, NY; November 6, 2009

Two time Nobel Peace Prize nominee Kathy Kelly discusses her experiences in Gaza and Pakistan, and helps evaluate the costs of war-making from the perspective of those who bear the brunt of suffering caused by war.

Kathy Kelly co-coordinates Voices for Creative Nonviolence, a campaign to end U.S. military and economic warfare, and co-founded Voices in the Wilderness, a group which had openly defied economic sanctions from 1996-2003 by bringing medicines to children and families in Iraq.

Sponsor: St. James Church Peace and Justice Committee

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Father Philip Keane: HealthCare Reform - A Moral Imperative


Why Healthcare Reform is a Moral Issue for our Faith Communities

A Talk by The Reverend Father Philip Keane, SS
Priest, author, moral theologian

Blessed Sacrament Church
Johnson City, NY; November 5, 2009

Sponsor: People of Faith For Health Care Reform

What One Person Can Do (Binghamton, NY area info):

Call, write or visit your local representatives.

Write a letter to the editor or guest viewpoint:

Tell your representatives and others your health care story!

Join a local group working on the issue of health care:
People of Faith for Health Care Reform
Contact: Rev. Fred Brooks - (607) 754-8277
E-mail: fbrooksjr -at-

Citizen Action – Contact Mary Clark – (607) 723-0110

Educate yourself on the issue:
Attend an information night or health care event

Visit the following websites:

For additional resources or information contact Amy at the Justice & Peace Resource Center:
(607) 729-9166

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Healthcare Reform: People Not Profits

Syracuse, NY; November 4, 2009 

 Mobilization for Health Care for All

Wherein Howie Hawkins walks the walk.

Monday, November 2, 2009

Anna Baltzer: Life in Occupied Palestine


Eyewitness Stories & Photos

A Multimedia Presentation by Anna Baltzer

Cornell University,
Ithaca, NY; November 2, 2009

Keywords: West Bank, Gaza Strip, Israeli Settlements

Sponsor: United for Peace and Justice in Palestine

Related Link: The American Association for Palestinian Equal Rights