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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice at the Yale Peabody Museum Jan. 17-18

The Yale Peabody Museum will open its doors once again in honor of Dr. King and his efforts to ensure environmental and social justice among all people. The weekend’s activities will include world-class performances and educational activities for visitors of all ages. The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is co-sponsoring the fourteenth annual two-day family festival honoring Dr. Martin ...

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350.org Recap

As 350.org moves beyond Copenhagen and pushes the movement into 2010, they wanted to showcase a few videos that show just how far we’ve come over the past two years.    The movement got an early boost with the animated video below — a wordless way to introduce the most important number in a world where people speak over 4000 languages. ...

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Pope Denounces Failure to Forge New Climate Treaty | The AP

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI denounced the failure of world leaders to agree to a new climate change treaty in Copenhagen last month, saying Monday that world peace depends on safeguarding God’s creation. He issued the admonition in a speech to ambassadors accredited to the Vatican, an annual appointment during which the pontiff reflects on issues the Vatican ...

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The National Priorities Project’s Afghanistan Fact Sheet

President Barack Obama made a major policy speech on Afghanistan Dec. 1, 2009. The speech includes his intention to significantly increase the number of U.S. forces deployed in the region to conduct combat operations and assist with the training of Afghanistan’s national security forces. Prior to Fiscal Year 2010, combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan had been funded outside the ...

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“Rethink Afghanistan and “BillBoard From Bethlehem” Saturday, Jan. 16 — Free Double Feature in New Haven

From 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at New Haven Free Public Library, at the corner of Elm and Temple Streets, watch “Rethink Afghanistan.” This 75-minute film is from Robert Greenwald, of the BraveNewFoundation. There will be a discussion with Afghan War Veteran Christopher Grohs beginning at 1 p.m. You know what President Obama has said (and his predecessor, ...

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Food and Faith Conference presented by the Interreligious Eco-Justice Network and Hartford Seminary

Food and Faith Conference presented by the Interreligious Eco-Justice Network and Hartford Seminary, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, January 26, 2010 (snow date, Thursday, January 28, 2010), at Hartford Seminary, 77 Sherman St., Hartford, CT. Cost (includes a delicious vegetarian meal): $20 per person $10 for student/senior/economic need $40 for Seed Starters to support future gardens To register ...

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Act NOW To Help Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Become a part of the international campaign to remove nuclear danger from the world by signing the Petition for Nuclear Weapons Abolition. Visit United for Peace and Justice and sign the petition. Your signature will be among millions collected on this and similar international petitions presented to President Obama and at the May 2010 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference at ...

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Pope’s peace message focuses on environment | CNN World

In the Vatican’s annual World Day of Peace message called “If You Want to Cultivate Peace, Protect Creation” Pope Benedict XVI said peace with the natural environment is the beginning of peace with all of God’s creation, including people. “Respect for creation is of immense consequence, not least because creation is the beginning and the foundation of all God’s works, ...

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