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

                        Bean Poll
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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:

  • Little Taste of Peace: Join us on January 14 at Little Flower Parish Center at 54191 Ironwood Rd, South Bend. MPJC has offered to cosponsor
    this annual event which serves to kick off the 2017 Studies Circles program as well as honor Dr. King's vision of folks from different backgrounds
    sitting down together to discuss critical topics in our lives. The event will start at 6:15pm on Saturday, January 14. Please call Erin at YWCA at
    574-233-9491 Ext 316 or go to http://www.ywcancin.org to register online by 1/13/2017 or register at the door.
    Each attendee is asked to bring a dessert or finger food to share.


  • Dr. Martin L. King Birthday Celebration: MPJC will have a table all day at Century Center on Monday January 16th.
    Please contact Peter Smith if you can help staff the table for an hour or two (574-532-3720). We usually join the walk from the County City
    building to Century Center. The festivities for this walk start about 11:45am in the County City building lobby.


  • "Stay Hopeful" Vigil: Gather in Jon Hunt Plaza in front of Morris Civic in South Bend at 3:15 just before the Women's march
    on Saturday, January 21, to hold a string of paper plates which folks have decorated with what they care about. We will ask
    them to work with the paper plates at Lois' table at MLK day.


  • Next MPJC Meeting: MPJC will meet on Monday, February 13th 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.

  • 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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