HPJC STATEMENT ON GUN VIOLENCE

HPJC STATEMENT ON GUN VIOLENCE     The Houston Peace and Justice Center (HPJC) deplores the epidemic of gun violence in the United States. We believe that this violence can be attributed to the easy access of guns, including automatic weapons.   We support the students and others who are protesting this gun violence and we …

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Harvey Has Made it Harder for Those Who Were Already Hungry

For years and years Houston Food Not Bombs has been sharing food with the Hungry four nights a week. Now the need is even greater.  Please help in this amazingly effective and efficient effort by donating through HPJC. Please specify that your donation is for “FNB” or Food Not Bombs. Donate online by clicking HERE. Or …

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Houston Peace and Justice Center Condemns Racism and Violence in Charlottesville  

Houston Peace and Justice Center Condemns Racism and Violence in Charlottesville   The Houston Peace and Justice Center (HPJC) condemns in strongest possible words the racism and violence perpetuated by the white nationalists in Charlottesville.  We call on all political, civic and religious leaders to strongly condemn this racism and violence.   Our hearts go …

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Reclaiming Dr. King’s Dream of a Beloved Community

Reclaiming Dr. King’s Dream of a Beloved Community Many years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke of his dream of a Beloved Community, a community where all people are respected regardless of race, where the basic human needs of all people are met,  and where differences are solved without using violence.   Dr. King’s dream …

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RESOLUTION TO END RISING MILITARY TENSIONS ON THE KOREAN PENINSULA

WHEREAS the U.S. Government has now sent Navy forces, including an aircraft carrier and a nuclear submarine, to the Korean Peninsula, making bellicose threats and greatly increasing tensions in that region; and

WHEREAS both the U.S. and North Korean governments are openly speaking of using nuclear weapons if open hostilities commence; and

Statement on acts of war by the Executive by Chair of Foreign & Military Policy

Statement on acts of war by the Executive by Chair of Foreign & Military Policy Military Foreign Policy working group of Houston Peace and Justice Center condemns the attack on Syria as an unauthorized act of war by the Executive. The Constitutional responsibility is with Congress, they need to debate and approve all authorizations of …

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Peace Camp Time!!

It’s time to register for the Peace Camp Houston sessions for Summer 2017. “One Earth, One People” is the theme.  Crafts,  yoga, cooperative games, special guests, cooking, and MUSIC, are among the fun and age-appropriate activities that will help children and teens with skills and understanding for building a more peaceful world. Where and When …

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Houston Peace and Justice Center Statement on Immigration Crisis

Houston Peace and Justice Center Statement on Immigration Crisis  For many years, the Houston Peace and Justice Center (HPJC) has been supportive of the immigrant community in Houston.  We have become friends with many immigrants, both documented and undocumented, and know them to be wonderful people who make important contributions to our community and state. We …

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