Thursday, February 25, 2010
Labels: Justice and Peace
Harrisonburg: EMU hosts peacebuilding conference When 60 students were asked to name problems they want solved, answers included environmental, immigration and criminal justice reform and eliminating genocide, human trafficking and racism. “Backyard Peacebuilding: Cultivating Peace In Our Neighborhoods” was the 2010 theme for the conference - an annual gathering organized by students from Mennonite schools for more than 60 years.
The conference ended with some hands-on work: students assisted TITUS PEACHEY and Luke Schrock-Hurst, of Mennonite Central Committee, in folding towels for kits containing supplies for shipment to Haiti. Click to read the - Story by Harrisonburg-based freelance writer Chris Edwards. February 25 2010 by afp
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