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02 May 2021
City of Clinton is a “Traffickingfree Zone”
Mayor Scott Maddasion of Clinton, Iowa, recently signed a proclamation to designate the city a TraffickingFree Zone, a program created by the U.S. Institute Against Human Trafficking (USIAHT) and locally promoted by the Sisters of St. Francis Franciscan Peace Center.
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23 Apr 2021
Clinton Franciscans Launch New and Improved Website
The Sisters of St. Francis, Clinton, Iowa, recently unveiled a completely redesigned website at www.clintonfranciscans.com. Launched on April 23, the site brings...
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14 Apr 2021
City of Fulton is a 'Traffickingfree Zone'
Mayor Mike Ottens of Fulton, Illinois, recently signed a proclamation to designate the city a TraffickingFree Zone, a program created by the U.S. Institute Against Human Trafficking (USIAHT) and locally promoted by the Sisters of St. Francis Franciscan Peace Center.
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29 Mar 2021
Clinton Franciscans to Host Nonviolence Advocate, Eli McCarthy
Americans are shocked and dismayed by the rise in violent conflicts that have erupted over political differences across the country. With a mission of active nonviolence and peacemaking, the Sisters of St. Francis are working to bridge those divides and promote peace by hosting a conversation...
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23 Mar 2021
2nd Annual International Women's Day Celebration Set for March 8th
YWCA Clinton and the Sisters of St. Francis are proud to present their second annual International Women's Day Celebration on Monday, March 8th from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. The event will be held virtually via Zoom and feature speaker Leslie K. Bruton.
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23 Mar 2021
Hunger Challenge - Week of Events for March 8-14
The Sisters of St. Francis Franciscan Peace Center issues a week of events for the Hunger Challenge March 8-14.
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22 Feb 2021
Catholic Sisters to Launch Yearlong Social Justice Conversation Series
Catholic Sisters from 24 congregations in four states this March will launch a yearlong, live-streamed conversation series on the leading social justice issues of our time. Each episode is free and open to the public.
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12 Feb 2021
Iowa Freedom Virtual Summit
The Iowa Freedom Summit, featuring six panelists who will speak on human trafficking, will be held Tuesday, January 12, 2021, 11:30 am-1:00 pm and presented via Zoom.
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22 Sep 2020
Clinton Mayor Signs on as a "Mayor For Peace"
On September 22, upon urging by the Sisters of St. Francis and the Franciscan Peace Center, the Clinton City Council approved a motion for Mayor Scott Maddasion to become a member of the International Mayors for Peace.
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04 Sep 2020
"Walking for Peace Across the USA" video released
Dozens of people from across the country have answered the call from the Franciscan Peace Center in Clinton, Iowa to participate in a revolutionary new collaborative video project to celebrate peace.
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