Upcoming Peace Center Events
5:30 pm, Thursday August 28th
At the Peace Center
SOA WatchMonday, September 8th, 5 pm.At the Peace CenterWhich Way HomeFilm presentation by SOAWTuesday, Sept 9. 7pm. At the Peace CenterAs the United States continues to build a wall between itself and Mexico, Which Way Home shows the personal side of immigration through the eyes of children who face harrowing dangers with enormous courage and resourcefulness as they endeavor to make it to the United States. http://whichwayhome.net/******Other Community Events******#NoFergusonHereThursday, August 28, 6:30 p.m.East High School, 2301 E. DouglasIn the Performing Arts Center theater, on the west side of the schoolAre you concerned about the violence in Ferguson, MO and the police/community relationships here, in our own town? This meeting is co-sponsored by Dellrose United Methodist Church and St. Mark United Methodist Church and will feature a panel discussion that will include Mayor Carl Brewer; Wichita Deputy Police Chief Nelson Mosley, Kenya Cox, Wichita Branch NAACP President; Carlos Contreras, president of Kansas People’s Action; and the Rev. Reuben Eckels of Sunflower Community Action. Taking Back Kansas PUBLIC RALLYFriday, August 29, 5:30-8pmLocation: Price Woodard ParkThe Cherokee Maidens will help us get fired up for speakers with stories that will ignite your passion to TAKE BACK KANSAS with Women For Kansas! Bring your buddies and your lawn chairs. Bring a few bucks to spend at the food trucks, too! Women registered for the Taking Back Kansas Convention - Aug. 29-30 will have their t-shirts, fans & buttons. Anyone not registered for the convention is welcome to join us at the rally. We want everyone to come! The rally starts at 5:30 p.m. but you're welcome to come early. We'll wrap up at 8 p.m. when convention participants will head back to the Drury Broadview.Wichita IWW Labor Day Picnic September 1st, 5:30 PMWichita IWW is having a Labor Day BBQ on September 1st, 5:30 PM, at Sim Park [https://goo.gl/maps/ZHKEo]. Members and non-members invited to socialize and honor the working class!7th Durfee Lecture SeriesSept 6th &7thAt First Presbyterian Church525 North Broadway, Wichita KS
- "Global Violence and its Religious Dimensions", by Dr. James Wellman. Saturday, Sept. 6, 7 pm
- "Go Out and Make Disciples: Megachurches and the Desire to Grow the Church", by Dr. James Wellman. Sunday, Sept. 7, 9:30 a.m.
Bus Trip: March in NYC to stop Climate Change!
Friday, Sept. 19th through Monday, Sept. 22nd
In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution. Join on the bus to NYC to march in support of action on the climate crisis! More information at Event Brite, click here!
For Cameras on Police, Citizens’ Review and an
End to the Drug War - Support a Citizens' Review Board
Every Tuesday, 12:30 pm, City Hall, (south plaza off 3rd & Main)
We protest at City Hall, every Tuesday at noon. We encourage you to participate in the activist movement for peace, economic and environmental justice, civil liberties and against mass incarceration and the drug war. Help gather signatures on the petition to end criminal penalties on possession of cannabis in Wichita. 316 269-3729