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Little Rock, Arkansas Kicks off Peace Week!

Posted by Ryan Hall
09.20.16
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little-rockar-2016-peace-week-mural-project-8By Bob Estes with Arkansas Peace Week

Little Rock, Arkansas has week-long activities for the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions and they’ve set up their own website to list all their events!

On Sept. 18th they held a Peace Week Mural Painting where dozens joined in to paint a mural for Peace and justice. (right)

On Sept. 19th they held an event called Peace Across Faiths Fellowship. Hundreds attended! They also held a Peace Week Devotional at River City Ministry where they served the needy with John Coffin.

On Sept.20 the film Where to Invade Next was presented by Arkansas Wand. It was a great turn out!

On Sept. 21 – Peace One Day, and International Day of Peace – WAR TOYS Exhibit and Discussion. Great Events in Ft Smith and Little Rock on the International Day of Peace.

little-rockar-9-22-filmOn Sept. 22 and event was held with the Arkansas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty during PEACE WEEK for a screening of the Academy Award Nominated Documentary “Last Day of Freedom” and Moustafa Bayoumi “This Muslim American Life in America” presented by UALR’s Middle Eastern Studies. See photo right.

On Sept. 24th organizers held the Arkansas Peace Fest which had a great turn out! Several Hundred People attended.

See photos from their events below or on their facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ArPeaceWeek/

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