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The Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) along with other Peace Action affiliates, National Peace Action, and allies, facilitated an all-day People's Movement Assembly (PMA) at the US Social Forum held at Temple University in Philadelphia on Friday June 26, 2015. There were six workshops throughout the day on the following topics: A Foreign Policy for All; Shattering Silos - Peace, Social, & Economic Justice; Stop Militarized & Reconnaissance Drones; Stop Fossil Fuels, Nukes - Movement Building for Clean Energy & Nuclear Abolition; No Nuclear Buildup, No Mass Incarceration, No Militarization of the Police - Build up our Communities; Seal the Deal with Iran, Promote Global Diplomacy, Stops Arms Race in Middle East - Talk on North and South Korea.
 PictureOfSpeakersUSSocialForumPhilly6-26-15WEB2Speakers pictured from left to right: Karen Feridun, Berks Gas Truth; Ed Aguilar, Coalition for Peace Action - Pennsylvania; Kevin Martin, National Peace Action; Medea Benjamin, Code Pink; Jondhi Harrell, The Center for Returning Citizens; Tammy Murphy, Project for Nuclear Awareness; Alesha Vega, Coalition for Peace Action - Regional headquarters, Princeton, NJ.

Co-Sponsors for the Coalition for Peace Action's PMA at the US Social Forum: 350 Philly; AFSC; Brandywine Peace Community; Center for Returning Citizens; Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA); Code Pink; GasTruth.org; MASS Peace Action; National Peace Action; Pennsylvanians Against Fracking; Phila-Area Anti-Drone Network; Project for Nuclear Awareness; UN Association -Greater Philadelphia.  

 

Organized by Mt. Pisgah AME Church of Princeton NJ, in collaboration with the Coalition for Peace Action and the Princeton Clergy Association, an overflow crowd of 400 gathered on Wednesday, June 24 in Princeton, to stand and march in solidarity to reflect and commemorate the nine victims gunned down at the historic Mother Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina. (Photos courtesy of John Lien)
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Complete Gallery of Photos from June 24

Representatives of the Ceasefire NJ Project of the Coalition for Peace Action testified for the Domestic Violence/Guns Bill at the NJ Senate Law & Public Safety Committee at the NJ State House in Trenton on June 11, 2015.
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Pictured left to right at front: Dolores Phillips, Legislative Director, Ceasefire NJ Project; The Rev. Bob Moore, Executive Director, Coalition for Peace Action; Kip Cherry, Co-chair Political Action Committee for Coalition for Peace Action.

Complete Gallery of Photos from June 11

 

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Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) Executive Director Rev. Bob Moore gives invocation for opening of NJ General Assembly on June 11, 2015.

 

The Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) held their 35th Anniversary Membership Dinner and Gathering on June 7, 2015. John Burroughs, J.D., Ph.D., Executive Director of the NY-based Lawyers Commitee on Nuclear Policy and co-counsel for the Marshall Islands in its Nuclear Zero cases, was the featured keynote. CFPA also honored five regional key leaders for their outstanding, and longlasting peace work. In case you missed it, or would like to revisit this wonderful event, see the photos and video coverage below.

IMG 4361-XLPictured from left to right: Maria Afsharian, Co-captain, NIAC-NJ & CFPA Honoree; Irene Goldman, CFPA Chair; The Rev. Bob Moore, Executive Director CFPA; Iranian-American CFPA's community liaisons, Dr. Firoozeh Vali & Dr. Ahmad Farzad; Ali Ghaemi, Co-captain, NIAC-NJ & CFPA Honoree; and Dr. Frank von Hippel, expert consultant & long time CFPA supporter. (Photo courtesy of John Lien)


IMG 2016-XLAerial view of 35th Anniversary Membership Dinner and Gathering with keynote, John Burroughs, J.D., Ph.D., speaking at the podium. There were approximately 150 individuals in attendence at this year's event. (Photo courtesy of John Lien)

Complete Gallery of Photos! (Courtesy of John Lien)

Video of 35th Anniversary Membership Dinner and Gathering (Video courtesy of George McCollough, Princeton Community Television)

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