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Get Together Again Nov. 1 to Work for A Culture of Peace

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The Movement for a Culture of Peace announces an open meeting on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9:30 until 11:00 at Hanover Presbyterian Church. This is the first of a projected series of monthly meetings to focus the energy of the Sept. 27 march and keep us engaged in the work of building a culture of peace.

We invite all of our march partners to join us for a panel discussion by four organizations that are seeking to curb violence in Wilmington. You or your organization will have the opportunity to talk with these organizers and sign up to help.

You can download a copy of our NOV1_MOVEMENT_FLYER (pdf). Pass it around to your friends and other members of your faith or community group.

Register to attend the meeting at this page.

Here are more details about the Nov. 1 meeting:

At Hanover Presbyterian Church, 1801 North Jefferson St. Wilmington DE 19802

What can we do to build a culture of peace?

At the recent The March for a Culture of Peace we joined our voices with those who came before to demand that the Wilmington Police Department institute a Homicide Unit. That Homicide Unit is now happening Our Call to Action also called for Safe Havens for our youth and other action items.

What else is needed? How can we help?

  1. Come to this November 1 session and find out what four groups are doing to build our culture of peace in Wilmington.
  2. Listen, ask questions and if you want, sign up to get involved. The groups you will hear about at this session are: Wilmington Peacekeepers, Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence, One Village Alliance and Heeding God’s Call.
  3. Find out what these groups are doing, how they are doing it, how they could use your help, and what you can do!

When: Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:30 am to 11:00 am. (Come at 9:00 for coffee, snacks, and social time.)

Where: Hanover Presbyterian Church, 1801 N. Jefferson St, Wilmington, DE 19802 (Near where the March started.)

Format: Panel presentations by local groups that need your help in bringing a culture of peace to Wilmington, followed by breakout sessions. Time will be provided to talk with and sign up to work with these groups.

Learn: What you, your faith community, or organization can do to make a real difference in transforming a culture of violence into a culture of peace.

Organized by Pacem in Terris, Wilmington Peacekeepers, First Unitarian Church Social Justice Forum, and One Village Alliance.

This session is the first of a series that will be hosted by local faith-based and community groups in Wilmington.

Information: 302-656-2721

 

 

 

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