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//platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsOn Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at 10 am, peace activists in Augusta, Georgia are scheduled to meet with a member of Representative Rick Allen’s staff to urge Mr. Allen to oppose the Obama Administration’s decision to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia as it continues to commit war crimes in Yemen. Continue reading “Peace Activists to Meet at Rick Allen’s (GA-12) Office in Augusta to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia”
The Central Savannah River Area Peace Alliance invites the public to a screening of Adam Horiwitz‘s documentary NUCLEAR SAVAGE: The Islands of Secret Project 4.1 on Tuesday, September 13 at 7 pm at the Wallace Branch Library at 1237 Laney Walker Blvd in Augusta, Georgia. Admission is free. Continue reading “Augusta, GA: Film “NUCLEAR SAVAGE: The Islands of Secret Project 4.1,” Tue, Sep 13, 7 pm”
The Central Savannah River Area Peace Alliance is holding a free public screening of the documentary Waging Peace: Muslim and Christian Alternatives. The venue is the Headquarters Library, Room A, 823 Telfair Street, Augusta, GA on Tuesday, August 9, at 6:30 pm. Download and read the accompanying study guide. Spanish subtitles are available.
“Waging Peace: Muslim and Christian Alternatives” is a documentary that explores threads of peacemaking in both Muslim and Christian traditions through the years. It includes stories of how people in these faith groups are working to overcome mistrust, hatred and violence by working to understand each other.
The Central Savannah River Area Peace Alliance is holding a public screening in Augusta, Georgia on Tuesday, July 12 at 6:30 pm at the Wallace Branch Library at 1237 Laney Walker Blvd.
The film is The Ghosts of Jeju by Regis Tremblay. Admission is free and open to the public.
A brief business meeting follows the program.
Will Georgia End the Drug War? State Senator Harold Jones on Cannabis in the Latest Legislative Session
The Georgia State Senator from District 22 in Augusta, Harold Jones, introduced SB 254 in the 2015-16 legislative session. This bill would have changed simple cannabis possession from a felony to a misdemeanor. Other proposed legislation would have facilitated the use of medical cannabis. Hear his assessment of Georgia’s readiness to end the drug war. Continue reading “Will Georgia End the Drug War? Augusta, May 18”
The following text is a statement from the CSRA Peace Alliance. It was submitted on December 18, 2015 to the Augusta Chronicle.
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal issued an Executive Order on November 16, 2015 directing all state agencies to halt “any involvement in accepting refugees from Syria.” The United States wishes to build coalitions with other nations to ensure its security and promote democratic values like freedom, personal responsibility and family values. Yet we in Georgia don’t want to help others do the same? Continue reading “Georgia Governor Deal Should Cease Discriminating Against Syrian Refugees”
The CSRA Peace Alliance is joining Librarians and Archivists with Palestine (LAP) in organizing a discussion of Suad Amiry‘s novel Sharon and My Mother-in-Law: Ramallah Diaries in Augusta, Georgia on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 6:30 pm at The Book Tavern at 936 Broad St (The White Building) in Augusta, Georgia.
We encourage you to purchase a copy from The Book Tavern (call 706-826-1940 ASAP) and pass it on to a friend or relative after the event. You may be able to get a copy through the Georgia public library PINES system, but you must request one right away if you hope to receive it in time for the event.
Note: The meeting space is on the 2nd floor, so you’ll need to be able to climb a flight of stairs.