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Participating Congregations and Organizations
  • American Muslim Voice
  • Beyt Tikkun Synagogue
  • First Congregational Church (United Church of Christ) Palo Alto
  • First Evangelical Lutheran Church Palo Alto
  • First Presbyterian Church Palo Alto
  • First United Methodist Church Palo Alto
  • Network of Spiritual Progressives
  • Palo Alto Friends Meeting
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Palo Alto (Catholic)
  • Trinity Church in Menlo Park (Episcopal)
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto
  • West Bay Chapter, Buddhist Peace Fellowship

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Samina Faheem Recognized for Peace Leadership

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Samina Faheem Sundas, Executive Director of the American Muslim Voice, and her organization the American Muslim Voice will receive (the Fellowship of Reconciliation) FOR's Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Prize for their work to bridge the gap between communities and unite us all under the umbrella of our common humanity.

Samina Faheem is also a member of the MVPJ steering committee.
 
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Responses to Our Editorial in the Mercury News

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On April 13th 2007, an editorial written by the Rev. Dr. Diana Gibson and Craig Wiesner appeared in the San Jose Mercury News. The topic was immigration. Soon after the editorial was published, we began receiving responses. In this article, I'd like to share some of those responses, and my responses to their comments. My responses are mine (Craig Wiesner) and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of anyone else at Multifaith Voices for Peace and Justice.
 
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If You Grill It, They Will Come! Peace Picnic 2007

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BIG NEWS: Our third annual peace picnic will be held at the Pine Grove Picnic Area at Mitchell Park on Monday May 28th 2007 (Memorial Day)! Watch this space for details about time, activities, entertainment, food and more. Check out the rest of this article to read about last year's picnic!
 
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Christian Peace Witness Washington Report

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Carrying their message from the National Cathedral to the White House, a massive nonviolent witness marked the anniversary of the Iraq war with a Christian Witness for Peace.
 
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Cries for Peace Film Series

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Join us for these 3 Israeli documentaries that reach across the barriers separating Israelis and Palestinians. These moving and thought provoking films will be followed by short commentaries and Q & A led by people with expertise in each film’s subject matter.
 
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Reject Military Commissions Act

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<a href="http://www.multifaithpeace.org/images/articles/rej...; title="View unscaled image"></a>Please consider signing onto this statement, rejecting the recently enacted "Military Commissions Act."

[http://www.reachandteach.com/rtsurvey/public/surve... here to read the petition and please sign on!]
 

Thank You

Thank you so much for signing onto our survey! Your signature will be part of petitions sent to legislators where you live!

This petition was created using the Web Activist Kit, from Reach And Teach.

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Saying NO To Torture!

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<a href="http://www.multifaithpeace.org/images/articles/Rel...; title="View unscaled image"></a>MVPJ urges you to take action to stop torture. The National Religious Campaign Against Torture needs your help contacting Congress about a bill that is in the House and Senate.
 
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Lantos Rejects White House's Ill-Advised Bill on Treatment of Detainees

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Representative Lantos voted against and made a strong statement opposing the bill. Read more to see his statement.
 
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Iraq: What Next?

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On September 21st, we were blessed to have David Abernethy and Ray McGovern in dialogue with our community about Iraq and foreign policy.
 
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