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[28 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
B’more About Peace: An Interview with Ralph E. Moore Jr. (Part 1)

Nawal Rajeh interviewed Ralph E. Moore Jr., Community Organizer in Baltimore, MD, about his service to the community during a volatile time in US history. Read part 2 of this interview here.

As a lifelong activist and community advocate, tell us how you got started.
I first started doing service to the community when I was very young.  My mother made us go and do things for the neighbors for nothing. You’d be sitting out front and she’d say, “Get up, Boy, and help them to their door with their groceries.” The …

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[20 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Peace Links: Frank Discussions

Hi guys!  I hope you’re having great Fridays.  Here at Peace X Peace we’re having a staff retreat today, but I took a few moments to track down these links for you to dig into before the weekend starts.  The theme?  Discussion! Discussion! Discussion!

From the Friends Committee on National Legislation, find out how recent talks might help stall war with Iran.
Thanks to Roxanne Krystalli for this deepening and expanding of our April PeaceTimes discussion of poetry and peace!
What do you think of this interview with Johan Galtung?
I had no idea: …

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[19 Apr 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
An Opportunity to Write Letters and Build Peace

Barbara Federman

Editor’s note: Earlier this year, Barbara Federman contacted us with the idea for a letter writing exchange between women in the United States and Arab and Muslim women around the world. If you are interested in becoming a part of this project, please contact Connection Point Manager Yasmina Mrabet:
A Letter to Arab and Muslim Women Around the World
Dear Arab and Muslim women around the world:
My name is Barbara Federman and I am a member of a group of women named Peace and Letter Society (P.A.L.S.). Our goal is …

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[21 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Art and Arab Women’s Narratives: Insights from Michket Krifa

“My last words about Tunisia are that we believe in the strength of our wonderful youth, and we believe that tolerance, freedom of expression, and creativity are fundamental to building new citizenship and a strong civil society.”
Connection Point Manager Yasmina Mrabet interviewed Tunisian author and artistic director Michket Krifa about her work in the Middle East and North Africa region and the important roles of women and art. Her responses are below.
What inspired you to begin a career as an author and artistic director? 
I always have been interested by the …