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
City of Columbia Council Meeting TUESDAY July 16th 6PM 1737 Main St. Columbia, SC Please join us in support of the Columbia City Council passing a proclamation declaring Hiroshima Vigil/Remembrance Day on August 4th. There will also be a resolution on the agenda in support of the “Ban the Box” campaign. … Continue reading City of Columbia to Proclaim Aug 4th Hiroshima Vigil/Remembrance Day
RESERVE YOUR TICKET TODAY! MOVIE: El Norte WEDNESDAY April 24th 6PM Nickelodeon Theater 1607 Main St. Columbia, SC Join us for a free screening of the acclaimed Oscar-nominated 1983 movie “El Norte” at the Nickelodeon Theatre. After facing violent repression from the Guatemalan army, two Mayan siblings trek north to the US to seek new … Continue reading Free Screening of “El Norte” Wednesday April 24th 6PM at the Nickelodeon Theater
Learning Circle, Focus Honduras: Roots of Exile, Militarization, ICE and Asylum in the US TUESDAY April 2nd 7:30PM Tapp’s Art Center, 1644 Main St. Columbia, SC 29201 Featuring Debbie Billings (Witness for Peace Honduras Delegation Member), Azadeh Shahshahani and Manzoor Cheema (Project South), Luis Garcia (asylum-seeker from Honduras), Nina Cano Richards (Cano Law LLC) and … Continue reading Learning Circle on Honduras Tuesday April 2nd 7:30PM at Tapp’s
The Central American Asylum-Seeker Crisis PANEL DISCUSSION WEDNESDAY April 3rd 4PM-5PM USC, Gambrell Hall Room 431 USC Campus Map: https://www.sc.edu/visit/map/ Recommended parking: Pendleton St Garage or off Pendleton St. We do not have a national security crisis on the border: we have a humanitarian crisis on the border as thousands of asylum-seekers … Continue reading “Central American Asylum-Seeker Crisis” Wednesday April 3rd 4pm at USC
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