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Global Spending Project: by GCC Peace, Justice and Environmental Studies Action Alliance Students


Roots of Peace speaker series:

February 18: Tina Clarke of Transition Town US will speak on the connections between building community resilience and peacemaking.

April 8: Paul Chappell, former Marine captain and Iraq war veteran and currently from the Nuclear Free Age will talk about utilizing skills and strategies from his  military background to create peace.

April 9: Paul Chappell held a 5 hour workshop on Peace Leadership. Twenty five attendees learned strategies for promoting peace and justice.

Mothers Day parade in Northampton

In 2007 we walked in the The 2nd Annual Peaceable Planet Puppet Parade organized by the Women’s Congress for Peace and Justice surrounded by huge puppets! Abbie spoke to the crowd in front of the Hestia Mural.

Conference at the Peace Abbey in Sherborn, MA

Students attend an annual conference at the Peace Abbey a tradition started in October, 2006. After very inspiring workshops, we walk the grounds and soak in the peaceful energy. We have participated in the Stone Walk, three miles from the Peace Abbey and back, honoring all those killed in war; we meet other students of peace from other schools, and have time to visit the sanctuary, farm and museum. This years conference is on April 16, 2011: Creating Cultures of Peace: Local Initiatives.

April 16, 2011: Under Gandhi
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