Yemen: End the War VigilFRIDAY March 25th 5PM-6:30PMSouth Carolina StatehouseMain & Gervais, Columbia, SCMarch 25th marks 7 years of war in Yemen, the forgotten war. While theUS no longer participates in offensive actions taken by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in Yemen, it still supplies arms, intelligence and logistical support, fueling the violence. … Continue reading Yemen: End the War Vigil, FRIDAY Mar 25, 2022
Members of the Interfaith Fellowship of Augusta, members of the Progressive Religious Coalition, and members of the Central Savannah River Area Peace Alliance, an affiliate of Carolina Peace Resource Center, issued the following statement calling for peace in Ukraine: We mourn the loss of life and the suffering which the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine, … Continue reading Augusta Vigil for Peace in Ukraine – Mar 7
Sharing the Journey Together: Celebrating World Refugee DayWEDNESDAY June 30TH 6:30PM to 8PMReformation Lutheran Church1118 Union St.Columbia, SC 29201outside event. Join us for an evening of cultural sharing and networking in celebration of World Refugee Day. Hear an update from Lutheran Services Carolinas about the expected increase of new refugees arriving in Columbia this summer and … Continue reading World Refugee Day 2021 Event, June 30
END THE WAR IN YEMEN VIGILMONDAY March 22nd 4:55PM-6:30PMSC Statehouse (Main & Gervais) March 22nd marks six years of the war in Yemen, a war in which the US actively supported Saudi and Emirati military intervention until the Biden administration finally suspended that support. Former SC Governor and head of the Nobel Peace Prize winning … Continue reading END THE WAR IN YEMEN VIGIL
The Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) conducted interviews with politicians & military personnel to determine “lessons learned” from the war & occupation of Afghanistan. Now that these interviews have been published & widely dubbed the Afghanistan Papers, what lessons can peace activists learn to bring peace to Afghanistan, stop ongoing … Continue reading Afghanistan Papers: What Are the Lessons for the Peace Movement? North Augusta, Feb 10, 5:30 pm
No War on Iran Protest Vigil WEDNESDAY Jan 8th 5PM-6:30PM SC Statehouse (corner Main & Gervais) Join us for a “No War on Iran” Protest Vigil held in response to rapid and disproportionate escalation and threats of war with Iran. Gather in front of the SC Statehouse for a sign line vigil, … Continue reading “No War on Iran” Protest Vigil Wednesday Jan 8th at the SC Statehouse
Please support the work of Carolina Peace! The Carolina Peace Resource Center is a nonpartisan 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that is a voice for peace and a resource for nonviolent organizing in South Carolina and beyond. We specialize in peace education, grassroots organizing and advocacy on the full continuum of peace, justice and environmental issues. We … Continue reading Donate to Carolina Peace ~ Year in Review 2019
ACTION ALERT: Act to Save Refugee Resettlement The Trump administration has not announced further drastic cuts to the Refugee Resettlement program for FY 2020 yet, so there is still time to advocate against the cuts and for raising the refugee ceiling. Administration officials have been batting around numbers such as 10,000 … Continue reading ACTION ALERT: Act to Save Refugee Resettlement
CANCELED Peace Day at the Statehouse SATURDAY Sept 21st 9AM-Noon Unfortunately, we weren’t able to line up enough things to make Peace Day at the Statehouse a success this year, so the event is canceled. We will try again next year. We apologize for any inconvenience and encourage people to attend the Climate Strike at … Continue reading Peace Day at the Statehouse 2019 CANCELED
Remembering Hiroshima, Preventing Nuclear War: An Educational Experience SUNDAY Aug 4th, 2PM-4PM The State Museum, Gervais Room (2nd Floor by Main Staircase) 301 Gervais St. Columbia, SC 29201 Join us for the 29th Annual Hiroshima Vigil/Remembrance in Columbia, SC. This year we’ll feature an interactive exhibit featuring storytelling, arts and craft making (peace cranes, lanterns), … Continue reading “Remembering Hiroshima, Preventing Nuclear War” Sunday Aug 4th at the State Museum
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