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CNV Week of Actions 2017 In the News

Posted by Erin Bechtol
09.23.17

The Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions 2017 has been a great success. With over 1600 events scheduled from September 16-24, participants across the country and around the world have been making a big impact in their communities and receiving press coverage in local newspapers, local radio and television stations, blogs, and a number of national news outlets. Check out our collection of articles, videos, and more below.

To let us know of other news stories about Campaign Nonviolence published in your area, please email the link to info@paceebene.org.

National News:
https://www.ncronline.org/news/justice/campaign-nonviolence-organizes-over-1600-events-week-actions

Napa, CA
http://napavalleyregister.com/opinion/letters/violence-is-not-the-answer/article_63220b17-8cae-5c95-9c48-0ade7c191102.html

North Carolina
http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/op-ed/article169291172.html

Memphis, TN
http://www.wmcactionnews5.com/story/36349443/campaign-nonviolence-memphis-invites-you-to-week-of-action

Memphis, TN
http://www.commercialappeal.com/story/opinion/readers/2017/09/14/campaign-violent-memphis-letters-editor-sept-17-2017/653915001/

Memphis, TN
http://www.commercialappeal.com/story/news/2017/09/17/martin-luther-king-memphis-peace-justice-civil-rights/639505001/

Memphis, TN
http://www.wmcactionnews5.com/story/36387762/natl-civil-rights-museum-hosts-vigil-calling-for-peace

Memphis, TN
http://www.localmemphis.com/news/local-news/peace-vigil-held-sunday-afternoon-promotes-non-violence-in-memphis/813013410

Bangor, ME
https://bangordailynews.com/2017/09/17/news/bangor/mainers-rally-march-for-end-to-violence/

Bangor, ME:
http://www.wabi.tv/content/news/4th-Annual-Ending-Violence-Together-Rally-444762843.html

Bangor, ME:
http://www.wabi.tv/content/news/Peace-and-Justice-Center-Holds-Annual-Rally-444894433.html

LANSING, Mich
http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-09-18/community-issues-and-volunteering/michiganders-invited-to-give-peace-a-chance-this-week/a59462-1

Lansing, MI:
http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-09-18/community-issues-and-volunteering/michiganders-invited-to-give-peace-a-chance-this-week/a59462-1

Casper, WY:
http://trib.com/lifestyles/announcements/community/towncrier/town-crier-sunday-s-highlights/article_e1ae9c5c-6396-5589-abaf-ab49931dca08.html

Clinton, IA:
http://www.clintonherald.com/news/local_news/clinton-declares-hate-has-no-home-here/article_cf9dd8fd-9f2f-524a-9422-f72489df211e.html

Bennington, VT:
http://www.benningtonbanner.com/stories/todays-calendar,519637

Freeport, MO:
http://www.journalstandard.com/opinion/20170908/letter-initiatives-for-peace-coming-up-in-september

Springfield, MA:
http://www.masslive.com/living/index.ssf/2017/09/religion_notes_sept_14_2017.html

Baraboo, WI
http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-09-20/civic-engagement/campaign-nonviolence-planting-the-seeds-of-peace-in-wisconsin/a59477-1

Baraboo, WI
http://www.wiscnews.com/baraboonewsrepublic/news/local/article_81df5f7d-85fa-5892-8a8d-660de4868a45.html

Reno, NV
http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-09-21/social-justice/nevada-celebrates-international-day-of-peace/a59515-1

Albuquerque, NM
http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-09-21/human-rights-racial-justice/albuquerque-groups-work-to-give-peace-a-chance/a59503-1

Cincinnati, OH
http://www.thecatholictelegraph.com/ijpc-hosts-peace-activist-and-catholic-priest-fr-john-dear-and-launches-nonviolent-cincinnati-initiative/45128

Erie, PA
http://www.yourerie.com/news/local-news/nearly-100-people-walk-for-peace/816192601

Beaverton, OR
http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-09-21/human-rights-racial-justice/welcoming-community-celebrated-in-week-of-peace/a59508-1

Worcester, MA
http://www.telegram.com/news/20170915/peacemakers-in-worcester-encouraged-to-hold-on-to-their-beliefs

Lancaster, PA
http://lancasteronline.com/news/local/peace-fest-speaker-urges-us-to-disband-its-military-rely/article_e2f06188-a185-11e7-a4d4-0b7c777956c9.html

National Catholic Reporter
https://www.ncronline.org/news/justice/justice-action-bulletin-campaign-nonviolence-protesting-weapons-pipelines

Napa, CA
http://napavalleyregister.com/news/local/on-day-of-nonviolence-sign-holders-bring-peace-message-to/article_5b7c4463-9e80-5d20-b04e-febf2e2515dc.html

Manchester, VT
http://www.manchesterjournal.com/stories/editorial-can-we-listen,520533

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