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[19 Oct 2011 | One Comment | ]
Will you join us?

Kimberly Weichel
“Our 2011 Women, Power, and Peace Awards event will be held on Monday, December 5th, at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington DC.”

On Sunday I attended the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial celebration on the Washington Mall, along with thousands of others. It was such a beautiful celebration, honoring his life and all he stood for, acknowledging how his work has made an enormous difference in the lives of all of us.
There are amazing people everywhere working to improve their communities and make this a better world, and yet …

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[14 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
Peace Links: What’s it like to be Coptic Christian?

Here’s the crème de la crème of the internet this week (and a few from last week that I just came across):

A good eyewitness account of the deadly violence in Egypt last weekend

Wonder what daily life is like for Christians in Egypt in light of the clashes this week?  Here’s a great portrait of one family, from the New York Times.

Awesome piece from Roxanne Krystalli, and raises issues I’m thinking about a lot this week.  How Can Men Promote Gender Advocacy? I would go even farther and ask – want …

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[10 Oct 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
It’s Peace Prize Time, and You’re the Committee!

By Mary Liepold, Editor in Chief

When we heard the winners of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize announced last Friday, we felt almost as if we had won it ourselves. I hope you enjoyed a bit of that same feeling, because the award honored us all.
The committee stopped with three women―Liberia’s Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee, plus Yemen’s Tawakkul Karman. Indeed, these are extraordinary women. But what a task those five Norwegians had! Every nation on earth boasts courageous women engaged, like these three (to quote the official press …

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[7 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
Friday Peace Links: Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace prize was announced this morning… check to see who the winner is here.  Who would you have win a peace prize? (If they weren’t given the Nobel this year, you can nominate them for the Peace X Peace Community Peacebuilder and Generation Peace awards.)
Even in a virtual world, some borders are impenetrable: Palestinian bloggers are kept out a conference in Tunisia.
This week we participated in the Girl Effect blogging campaign. Also check out this entry by Peace X Peace friend and contributor Rozanne Krystalli.
This post posits …