"Make eye contact and small talk. This is not just polite. It is part of
being a citizen and a responsible part of society. It is also a way to stay in touch with your surroundings, break down social barriers, and understand whom you should and should not trust. If we enter a culture of denunciation, you will want to know the psychological landscape of your daily life. " Timothy Snyder On Tyranny
May 17, 2018, 7 p.m.
At the Peace Center
Doug Gunn of the
Shut Down Berks Coalition
will speak on the campaign
to shut down
Berks County Family Detention Center,
a prison for immigrant families,
in Leesport, PA Click Here for Flyer
Free First Friday Film at the Peace Center
In the Name of the Father Friday, June 1st 2018 7 p.m.
In event of severe weather, call 484-574-1148 day of movie for status of showing.
important part of activism is that you actually have a hometown, or a
neighborhood, that you are a part of." Pete Seeger, Journal for living,
The Peace Center of Delaware County is a gathering and community place
for planning, dreaming, and living Peace.
The role of the Peace
Center is to help build a peace and justice community in Delaware County that
serves the needs of local activist organizations, families and individuals
seeking to integrate peacemaking into their lives; and congregations,
organizations, and individuals to link the search for spiritual peace with the
movement for peace on earth.
The Peace Center is a place to share meals,
conduct meetings, sponsor educational forums, celebrate and party, recite
poetry, dance, sing, build, and make peace.The Peace Center is also an
incubator for ideas on how to strengthen the peace and justice movement,
function collectively, provide training for activism, secure and store
important tools, and develop a peace and justice movement that promotes racial,
religious, and cultural diversity.
The Peace Center is under the care of the Chester
Quarterly Meeting of Friends. It operates within the
physical space of the Springfield Friends Meeting. A Steering Committee,
comprised of local members of the Society of Friends and local peace and
justice activists, is responsible for the fiscal and program operation of the
Sue Gordon and Paul Sheldon are co-clerks of the steering committee
of the Peace Center of Delaware County, and Robert M. Smith is its program organizer. They may be contacted at 484-574-1148.
Please contact Betty Fallon
at 610-544-0742 (home) or 610-348-9271 (cell) or email@example.com
to inquire about how you or your organization can utilize or contribute to the
Peace Center of Delaware County.
County Peace Center | 1001 Old Sproul Rd | Springfield PA 19064-1212