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Spring 2015 Internships with Carolina Peace: Apply Now! PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 30 November 2011 18:56

The Carolina Peace Resource Center is offering Spring 2015 Organizing Internships. Interested in learning all the angles of an activist non-profit organization?  Want to work on cutting the military budget, mideast peace or nuclear issues?  Do you have a passion for non-violent social change?  Then this internship is for you.  USC Students can earn 3 credit hours for a semester-long internship.  We are specifically looking for: Nuclear/Environmental Issues, Mideast Peace, Social Justice.

PRIORITY DEADLINE TO APPLY: Sunday November 30th, 2014.  Applications considered on a rolling basis thereafter.

For application & more info, click "Read More"

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 18:05
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Tell the SC Statehouse to Take Action on Domestic Violence PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 07 October 2014 20:22
TAKE ACTION: Tell Your State Representative to Get Serious about Domestic Violence
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and Carolina Peace is asking everyone to send a personal note to their State legislators asking them to take action on domestic violence in the next legislative session.  Write a personal note to your State Rep and include a copy of the following on needed reforms by Sara Barber, Executive Director of the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.
A handwritten note in a snail mail letter is better, but email is also an option.

 

Look Up Your State Rep: http://bit.ly/contactSCReps


Op-ED "Proven Policies Can Reduce Domestic Violence in SC" by Sara Barber.

http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20140905/PC1002/140909699/1021/proven-policies-can-reduce-domestic-violence-in-sc

(We can provide a printable one page PDF version of this editorial for snail mail: contact david [at] carolinapeace.org)

 

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Gaza Protests, Upcoming & Past PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 24 July 2014 02:38

UPCOMING PROTESTS...

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Gaza Vigil with Women in Black

WEDNESDAY August 6th, 5PM-6PM

SC Statehouse (Main & Gervais)

Join the regular Women in Black Vigil for Peace to call for a Gaza Ceasefire.

(FOLLOWED BY HIROSHIMA DAY EVENT...http://bit.ly/aug62014

EVERY Wednesday until the attacks on Gaza end.

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PAST PROTESTS & BACKGROUND....

Last Updated on Sunday, 03 August 2014 16:03
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Hiroshima Day Vigil Aug 6th & Art Exhibit PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 18:26
Hiroshima Day Vigil

WEDNESDAY August 6th, 6PM

Tapp's on Main, 1644 Main St.

Commemorating the victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and calling for nuclear disarmament and abolition.  Featuring a screening of the short film "Witness to Hiroshima," music and reflection in memoriam of the residents of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Followed by a preview of the "Hiroshima: Never Forget" art exhibit.

Co-sponsored by the Carolina Peace Resource Center and the Columbia Society of Friends (Quakers)

RSVP/Share on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/905621932786705/

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"Hiroshima: Never Forget" Art Exhibit

August 7th-August 30th

Tapp's on Main, 1644 Main St.

Featuring art from Jeri Burdick, Susan Lenz,  Sean McGuinness (That Godzilla Guy),  Kimi Maeda. and others, posters from the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and the short film “Witness to Hiroshima.” Runs August 7th through August 31st.

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 19:13
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ACTION ALERT: Oppose German HEU Nuclear Waste Coming to SRS PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 26 June 2014 16:46

UPDATE: Both the Aiken Standard and the Augusta Chronicle have come out with op-eds opposing dumping German HEU nuclear waste at SRS:

"Don't Dump on Us" and "New German Waste Another Bad Signal"

TAKE ACTION...Submit your comment by MONDAY July 21st! See info below...


 

ACTION ALERT: Oppose German HEU Nuclear Waste Coming to SRS

The Department of Energy (DOE) is considering proposals to bring German HEU (Highly Enriched Uranium) commercial spent fuel to the Savannah River Site for processing and disposal.  But there is no place to dispose of it for the long-term meaning it would wind up dumped at SRS for decades if not permanently.  Environmentalists and concerned citizens have already spoken out at a DOE Hearing in North Augusta in opposition on Tuesday June 24th… now it is your TURN TO SPEAK UP!

TAKE ACTION! Tell DOE to Consider the Environmental & Financial Liabilities of Dumping German Nuclear Waste at SRS.

The DOE is soliciting comment from the public to make an Environmental Assessment (EA) on whether bringing German HEU Nuclear Waste to SRS would have a “significant impact” on the local community, thus requiring a more researched “environmental impact statement” (EIS) under federal law.  Boosters and supporters of bringing German HEU Nuclear Waste to SRS are urging a finding of “no significant impact” to avoid an environmental impact statement. Tell DOE to consider the environmental & financial liabilities of dumping German nuclear waste at SRS. Please include any additional factors…environmental or socioeconomic… that should be weigh in on considering a community impact.

Submit Comments to Andrew Grainger at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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SUBMIT COMMENT BY MONDAY JULY 21st

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 July 2014 16:08
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