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Celebrating Dr. King

Jan 16, 2017 No Comments ›› orepa

OREPA’s puppets were stars in Knoxville’s MLK parade again this year—more pictures on OREPA’s facebook page!

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Standing Together for Equality and Justice

Jan 15, 2017 No Comments ›› orepa

More than a hundred people came to the 10th annual MLK community conversation to discuss solidarity with communities who are at elevated risk in the aftermath of the political campaign …

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Seventeen and counting!

Nov 27, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

OREPA celebrated seventeen years of uninterrupted Sunday vigils at the Y-12 Nuclear Weapons Complex on November 27, 2016. Traffic delayed Bill Myers and Betty & Erin Coleman—but the rest of us …

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1,000 CRANES wrap up

Sep 25, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

Did we reach 1,000? No. Did we spread the word about International Peace Day? Yes! Did more than 50 people come to fold cranes? Yes! Did we have a great …

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Peace Lantern ceremony

Aug 16, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

Nearly a hundred people gathered in Knoxville for traditional Japanese folks dancing, shadow puppets, drumming and chanting, and peace lanterns—all joining with atomic bomb survivors to say “Never again!”

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