Posts Tagged: power

All people have voices

All people have voices.The task of advocacy has nothing to do with giving voice to the voiceless, becauseall people have voices.Some people have voices we choose not to hear.Some people have voices we ignore.Some people have voices we force to the margins.Some people have voices we oppress, repress, suppress.Some people have voices we have silenced,… Read more »

The Culture of Peace

Below is a reflection on the International Day of Peace by Rochelle Rawls-Shaw, intern at the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations. I read on a card I picked up at the United Nations, “Everything that is needed to build a culture of peace already exists in each of us.” The UN defines a Culture… Read more »

The world is over-armed and peace is under-funded

Below is an op-ed from United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.  Here, he states, “Massive military spending and new investments in modernizing nuclear weapons have left the world over-armed — and peace under-funded.” Read more »

Antiracism Training at the Big Tent

The Presbyterian Peacemaking Program and the Office of Multicultural Ministries are partnering to offer an antiracism training event prior to the Big Tent. The Big Tent, a unique gathering of ten Presbyterian conferences, will take place in Atlanta, GA on…

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