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2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Multifaith Service
On Monday, January 15th, 2018, approximately 300 people from all backgrounds gathered at Princeton's First Baptist Church for the annual Multifaith Service to Commemorate and Honor the Legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. Leaders from a range of faiths participated, including Baptist, Presbyterian, Episcopal, United Methodist, African Methodist Episcopal, Baha'i, Christian Science, Unitarian Universalist, United Church of Christ, Jewish, and Muslim.
Rally for Diplomacy, Not War, with Iran
Nearly 300 peacemakers joined together in Princeton on January 11, 2020, to stand up against President Trump's escalation of conflict with Iran, with his killing of General Soleimani. Speakers included faith leaders, government officials, and academic experts.
Lobby Day in D.C.
On Thursday, March 14, 2019, a delegation of 18 CFPA members traveled to D.C.together, to advocate for peace! Seen here posing with Sen. Bob Casey (PA). The delegation met with staff or members of 10 Congressional offices in one day!
2019 MLK Multifaith Service
Approximately 300 people from all backgrounds gathered for the annual Multifaith Service to Commemorate and Honor the Legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King.
Annual Conference for Peace, 2018
Ambassador Wendy Sherman speaks to a crowd of 250 at Nassau Presbyterian Church in Princeton, for CFPA's 39th Annual Conference for Peace. Other speakers included the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Ray Acheson, Dr. Leon Sigal, and Bill Hartung.
6 New Gun Safety Bills Signed Into Law!
Leaders of CFPA's Ceasefire NJ project stand with NJ Gov. Phil Murphy at bill signing event for package of 6 new gun violence prevention laws on June 13, 2018. That year, NJ passed a total of eight new gun safety laws, more than any other state in the country.
Princeton March for Our Lives
On March 24, 2018, over 4,000 showed up for Princeton's March for Our Lives local event, demanding gun safety reform after the Parkland, Florida school shooting. The rally was co-sponsored by Coalition for Peace Action, and initiated by Princeton High School senior Dziyana Zubialevich.
Trenton Unity Rally
On February 6, 2017 the Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) co-sponsored a Rally Against Islamophobia and Bigotry with the United Mercer Interfaith Organization (UMIO). Over 250 people rallied on the steps of Trenton City Hall. Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson and CFPA Executive Director Rev. Bob Moore were among the speakers.
No Wars, No Warming Support of Standing Rock
The Coalition for Peace Action's No Wars, No Warming campaign and Pennsylvania Chapters were active in supporting the Standing Rock Water Protectors throughout the fall of 2016. Several vigils and rallies were held in Bucks County, PA, and CFPA members attended the #noDAPL March in Washington, D.C.
Rally for Charleston, S.C. Shooting
Over 400 people gathered in Princeton on June 24, 2015 to commemorate the nine people gunned down in the historic Mother Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina.
Orlando Shooting Gathering and Vigil June 21, 2016
On June 21, 2016 the Coalition for Peace Action held a Multifaith Gathering for Orlando and Beyond at Nassau Presbyterian Church. The gathering was followed by a rally and candlelight vigil in Tiger Park, Palmer Square.
July 24, 2016 March for a Clean Energy Revolution
The Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) co-led the Peace and Climate Justice contingent at the March for a Clean Energy Revolution, attended by 10,000 on Sunday, July 24 in Philadelphia on the eve of the Democratic National Convention!
Reception for Peace, November 2012
120 individuals attended a Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) reception with Noam Chomsky, following a Conference for Peace in which over 600 were in attendance. Pictured in the front center, from left to right: Juan Cole, Amy Goodman, Irene Goldman-CFPA Chair, Noam Chomsky, The Rev. Robert Moore-CFPA Executive Director. (Photo courtesy of CFPA Volunteer Photographer, David Crow)

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"Addressing the Epidemic of Police Brutality" Webinar

Lawrence Hamm Tuesday, February 7 from 7:00 - 8:30 PM A Q&A period will follow Mr. Hamm's presentation. Pre-registration required for Zoom webinar. Click here to register and receive your Zoom link. Space limited. REGISTER NOW! Presenter Lawrence "Larry" Hamm, chair of the People’s Organization for Progress (POP), has been a leading New Jersey activist for justice and peace for over 50 years. Larry is an… Read more ...
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2023 Sacred Heart Gathering for Peace and Justice

The Moral Imperative of Environmental Protection Virtual Zoom Gathering on the Web Saturday, February 11, 2023 ~ 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM 2023 Peace and Justice Presenters Mr. William O’Keefe Executive Vice President for Mission and MobilizationCatholic Relief Services Dr. Mark Doorley Director of… Read more ...
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Advocacy Committee Meeting (2/16/2023)

Thursday, February 16, at 5 PM CFPA's third Thursday of the month Advocacy Committee meeting via Zoom.Kip Cherry and Marc Tolo, Committee Co-Chairs Meeting Agenda TBD All are welcome, whether or not you've previously attended a meeting. If you are not already on the Advocacy Committee notice list,… Read more ...

March Peace Education Committee Meeting via Zoom (3/7/2023)

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