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25 Apr 2024
​​​​​​​Franciscan Peace Center Launches “Movies That Matter: Informing Your Vote” Virtual Film and Discussion Series
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18 Mar 2024
"Flowing Forward: A Water-Wise Earth Month Calendar" Launches to Promote Conservation Efforts
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11 Mar 2024
Community Conversations: A Forum on the Landscape of Human Trafficking in Clinton
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14 Feb 2024
Fast for an End to Gun Violence
This Lent, supporters of Nuns Against Gun Violence have pledged to fast for an end to gun violence. To date, more than 316 participants have pledged to offer their personal sacrifice and prayer for a more peaceful society. Organizers invite people of faith to join in this fast against gun violence.
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03 Nov 2023
"What Is TPS?" Forum to Address Temporary Protected Status and Its Impact on Immigrants in the United States
Temporary Protected Status has a significant impact on individuals seeking refuge from conflict-ridden countries like Ukraine, Somalia, and Central American regions. This forum will feature speakers Jessica Malott, an immigration an immigration attorney, and Angela Boelens, President of IA NICE.
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26 Sep 2023
Just Living Festival to Promote Nonviolence and Environmental Sustainability
The "Just Living Festival" set for October 1 is focused on promoting nonviolence, environmental sustainability, and community building.
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14 Sep 2023
TAKE ACTION: Support a Just Farm Bill in 2023!
A strong and resilient farm and food system benefits our local and global communities including family farmers, ranchers, and consumers. Tell Congress to support a farm bill that supports the dignity of all people, especially those in poverty, and offers safeguards for preserving creation.
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31 Jul 2023
Franciscan Peace Center Launches Online Quiz to Raise Awareness About Nuclear Weapons Crisis
Promoting the Sisters of St. Francis' mission of active nonviolence, the Franciscan Peace Center is proud to announce the release of an engaging and educational online quiz in recognition of the anniversary of the tragic bombing of Hiroshima that took place on August 6, 1945.
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12 Apr 2023
Film screening highlights the role of youth in climate justice
In observance of Earth Day, the Franciscan Peace Center, the Clinton Public Library, Living Peace 365, and the Vince Jetter Community Center are sponsoring a screening of "Youth v Gov" at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, April 19th at the Clinton Community College, 1000 Lincoln Blvd. in Clinton.
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03 Mar 2023
Catholic sisters launch campaign to “Refuse to Use” single-use plastic beverage bottles
Congregations of Catholic sisters serving all around the globe will observe Catholic Sisters Week, March 8-14, with a challenge: do not consume beverages from single-use plastic bottles.
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