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JOY  … in the shared values of Peace, Sustainability and Social Justice

JOY … in the shared values of Peace, Sustainability and Social Justice

Joy, peace, peace and justice
"Poetry. It's better than war!" Michael Rothenberg, cofounder of 100,000 Poets (and friends) for Change Note: NOT JUST FOR POETS 100,000 Poets for Change is not just for poets . It includes other artists and everyone/anyone who stands for peace, sustainabiltiy and social justice. 100TPC IS FOR YOU: an accountant, a doctor, a farmer, a cook or chef, a cleric, a scholar or student. Please join us at The BeZine this Saturday, from midnight in Israel to midnight in California. The slide show below displays some of the posters for 100TPC events happening in different parts of the world. To find something in your area check 100tpc.org or Michael Rothenberg's 100,000 Poets for Change Communication Hub. I've also been trying to track the events and post links to them on The
JOY in social justice initiatives: Terri Stewart, Unite with Might; Michael Rothenberg, Organizing Around Peace, Justice, & Sustainability; Grannies Carava to  theMexican  Border

JOY in social justice initiatives: Terri Stewart, Unite with Might; Michael Rothenberg, Organizing Around Peace, Justice, & Sustainability; Grannies Carava to theMexican Border

Joy, peace and justice
"The opposite of poverty is not wealth. In too many places, the opposite of poverty is justice.” Bryan Stevenson The world is rife with injustices that call for our attention and there are many social justice initiatives that bring people together to raise awareness, right wrongs, and offer sucor to the torn and weary. PROMOTING SOCIAL JUSTICE While the daily news feeds our sadness, fears and hopelessness, you and I are a reason for joy. If you are reading this, it is likely that you are one of the millions of old souls whose natural instinct is for justice and respect. There is joy in the fact that so many of us live in a time and place were we can put out a call for solidarity, a call to move on to right and just action. Therein lies our hope and grace and our abi
JOY in waging the peace .  . .

JOY in waging the peace . . .

Joy, peace, peace and justice, poem, Poetry
“If you want to end the war then instead of sending guns, send books. Instead of sending tanks, send pens. Instead of sending soldiers, send teachers.” ~ Malala Yousafzai (17 year-old Noble Peace Laureate) tawny moon, an evening grace, a calm drapes itself on the dwindling day the mystic mountains, pristine, rise high above an earthy base, the wizard Merlin’s realm with memories of a green and primal past … …….of rootedness …………..essential things and Peace! a lively Peace … visits us on the briny spray, delights at the meeting of land and sea at rhythms of ocean against the shore as waves drift in and out, fling and toss stop, start, begin again and then again splashing, salt of a mother’s tears moonlight wanes, a liminal hour and Peace! capriciou