A workshop for all ages led by Gloria De,Layne Matlock Saturday February 28th 1:30 – 3:30 McCusker’s Market, Shelburne Falls A performer, educator, dancer, poet, and playwright, Gloria De,Layne Matlock grew up singing gospel and spirituals with The Robinson Singers, directed by her mother—songs that had been passed down from her great great grandmother. In […]
Watch System Change, Not Climate Change, a report home from the 2017 World Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany.
Pat Hynes & Frances Crowe: Along the western front of World War I lie miles of cemeteries for British, Scottish, Belgian, French and other soldiers killed in the war. In a lone, out-of-the way plot in this land of teenage war dead, a large cross and a dozen small ones honor the Christmas Truce of […]
In 1998, a group of walkers left the Peace Pagoda in Leverett MA on the Interfaith Pilgrimage of the Middle Passage. This 13-month journey passed through the eastern United States and continued to the Caribbean, Brazil, West Africa, and South Africa, reversing the direction of the Middle Passage symbolically and geographically. Along the way, participants […]
Stories will be shared connecting us to the power of Our Lady of Guadalupe from Mexico on her traditional feast day to bring the strength of women’s ways of knowing and inspire each other in this era of change and challenge.
A talk and power-point presentation by Pat Hynes, retired Professor of Environmental Health and current director of Traprock Center for Peace and Justice Friday November 21st 7pm Wendell Library
Pat Hynes & Frances Crowe – Rachel Carson’s ground-breaking book “Silent Spring, published in September 1962, ignited modern U.S. environmentalism and resulted in new laws for environmental and public health protection in the United States. Two days before it came out, President Kennedy signed his approval for the so-called “rainbow herbicides” (Agents Orange, White, Purple, […]
The Art of Waging Peace. Peace Leadership Skills Are Life Skills! This two-day training explores tough issues and emphasizes the powerful form of leadership that is needed to promote peace and justice in our communities and in everyday life. Practiced by Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr., this form of leadership is grounded in nonviolence […]
Traprock Peace Education Center at GCC invites you to hear David Bollier on: Think Like a Commoner October 17 from 12-1:30 GCC Main Building C208 At a time when our representative democracy has become a gaudy charade driven by big money and remote bureaucracies, the commons is arising in countless places around the world as […]
Pat Hynes will offer a presentation on Vietnam, looking at both the on- going damage created by the use of Agent Orange during the war and the hopeful work of Peace Villages there. 7pm, Thursday September 11, at Mount Toby Friends, 194 Long Plain Road, Leverett, MA 01054
The anniversary of the United States dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki compels us to think more deeply about the continued existence of nuclear weapons.