On Sunday, December 14, 2014, CFPA held a candlelight vigil on Palmer Sq. in Princeton, to commemorate the 2nd Anniversary of the Newtown School Shootings. Twenty-six candles were held to represent each victim who was killed, 20 children and 6 adults, that day two years ago.

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Thirty community attendees gathered on Palmer Sq. in Princeton, NJ to commemorate the 2nd anniversary of the Newtown Shootings of 20 children and 6 adults. CFPA also co-sponsored a prayer vigil in Bucks County, PA. Click here to see the press coverage of the PA prayer vigil.

On Friday, December 12, 2014, eighty attendees participated in CFPA's annual holiday gathering to honor Irene Etkin Goldman on her tenth year as CFPA Chair. Photos below courtesy of John Lien. To view a complete Facebook album of the event, Click Here. To view a video of the performance of peace musician, Jonathan Sprout, Click Here. To view a video of the honoring of Irene Goldman, Click Here. Special thanks to videographer, Leigha Cohen.

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WSpic3Individuals spoke to give their accolades to Irene Goldman, CFPA chair. Among them were about to be retired, Congressman Rush Holt (pictured above), and incoming Congresswoman, Bonnie Watson Coleman.

December 6, 2014 screening of documentary, Groundswell Rising, sponsored by Buxmont Coalition for Peace Action and 350 Bucks County.

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On December 6, 2014, a crowd of 80 attended the screening of the compelling documentary on fracking, Groundswell Rising at the Newtown Friends Meeting House in Newtown, PA. The event was sponsored by Buxmont Coalition for Peace Action along with 350 Bucks County.

 

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Attendees of the December 6, 2014 screening of Groundswell Rising participate in an informed Q & A with writer of film, Mark Lichty.

On November 20, the Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) collaborated with the Friends Committe on National Legislation (FCNL), on a lobby day in Washington D.C. to support Diplomacy Not War with Iran.

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The Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA), along with the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), present over 700 petitions to support Diplomacy Not War with Iran to Matt Klapper, Chief of Staff to Senator Booker as part of the Nov. 20 Iran Lobby Day. (For a comprehensive report of the lobby day, please call our office at 609-924-5022)

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FCNL members and Jo Schlesinger, CFPA Western PA Coordinator, speak with Senator Casey.

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