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Michiana Peace and Justice Coalition
with the Peace Education Fund of Indiana, Inc.

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Results from bean poll at MLK/Earth Day tables, 2016
                            Syria Vigil, September 9, 2013

    Area vigils against the war:

    Note: Participants in our vigils are asked to abide by our Discipline for Peace Demonstrations
    • Every Monday, 4:30-5:30 pm -- Weekly South Bend Vigil at the Federal Building, Jefferson and Main, to oppose war in Afghanistan.
      Bring your own sign or share ours. These are nonviolent protests. We show respect for all participants and passers-by.
      All who share our concerns are welcome to participate.

    Upcoming Events:

  • Next MPJC Meeting: MPJC will meet on Monday, June 19th at 2:30pm at Southfield Village Assisted Living Center, South Bend. All are welcome to attend.
    See button on left for the previous meeting minutes and click here for the next meeting agenda.
    Call Peter at 574-532-3720 for more information.

  • Racial Justice Program: Building Tactics for Racial Justice and Community Power and War Tax Witness, Tuesday, May 9, 2017 7:00 – 8:30 PM 1501 W Washington St, South Bend (St. Augustine Catholic Church) is being hosted by hosted by the Michiana Peace and Justice Coalition. The speaker, Sam Koplinka-Loehr, National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee Organizer will include information on black-led organizing for liberation that is happening around the country as well as information on war tax resistance. War tax resistance is the practice of refusing income taxes to the federal government because of how that money is spent—funding wars in our streets and overseas. This workshop will also discuss the growing effort for this year: to redirect tax money to organizing that is led by Black, Brown, and Indigenous People. Group discussion will follow Sam's talk. Light refreshments will be served.

  • Write to Congress: We need to keep pressure on Congress to end the war. Click Here for the addresses:

  • FLOC Statement: MPJC has endorsed this FLOC Statement from the Farm Labor Organizing Committee AFL-CIO
    as part of our position on immigration reform. We also endorsed the Mexico Solidarity Network Statement.

  • New "Cost of War" Brochure: Look at and print this 2 page brochure prepared by the Peace Not War faculty group at Saint Mary's College.
    It gives up to date information on the cost of the war in Afghanistan (and Iraq) in dollars, lives, and other needs not met.

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