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Grand Rapids to observe International Day of Peace

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-06-2019 under NEWS

United Nations International Day of Peace will be observed in Grand Rapids on Sunday September 22, 2019, with a Peace Walk in the St. Francis of Assisi Sculpture Garden on the front lawn of Dominican Sisters, Grand Rapids at Marywood, from 1-1:45pm...

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Never Again: The UN’s Role in Genocide Prevention with Dr. Brett O'Bannon, Conflict Studies Program, DePauw University

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Submitted 01-29-2016 under

Though 70% of Americans believe the U.S. should prevent mass atrocities worldwide, according to a recent study by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, how do we do this? Dr. O’ Bannon discusses the “Responsibility to Protect,...

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Interfaith Peace Service and Discussion

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-16-2011 under NONPROFITS

On September 18, 2011, Dominican Center at Marywood will host an Interfaith Peace Service at Dominican Chapel Marywood from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Present at this Peace Service  will be representatives of the Hindu, Buddhist,...

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Seven Grand Rapids Dominicans Among Thousands in Manhattan Peace Activities

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 05-10-2010 under NONPROFITS

Seven Grand Rapids Dominicans--Mary Pat Beatty, Carol Gilbert, Barbara Hansen, Ardeth Platte, Jean Reimer, Alice Wittenbach and Lucianne Siers--gathered in Manhattan's uptown during rush hour on April 30th to begin three days of activities...

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Dominican Sister Supports MDGS at the United Nations

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 10-13-2009 under NONPROFITS

In the year 2000, the United States along with 188 other members of the United Nations, enthusiastically signed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The MDGs set forth eight major goals: achieve universal primary education, promote gender...

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