Celebrating Dr. King!

Thanks to Cindy and Kevin Collins, along with the puppeteers (including 9 year-old Jacob!) OREPA’s puppets were a hit in the MLK parade.

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Celebrating Dr. King!

More than sixty people braved the weather to join the Community Conversation about restorative justice at the Beck Cultural Exchange Center on Friday, January 12. Tammi Campbell (ombudsperson for Knox …

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Clergy, Lay leaders release Pastoral Letter on Nuclear Weapons Production

Jul 3, 2015 No Comments ›› orepa

More than twenty-four clergy and lay leaders of religious communities in East Tennessee joined to issue The Urgency of Now: A Pastoral Letter on Nuclear Weapons Production in Our Community …

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Speaking About the Bomb

Jul 2, 2015 No Comments ›› orepa

East Tennessee religious leaders will release a Pastoral Letter on nuclear weapons production in Oak Ridge on Monday, August 3, 2015 on Market Square in downtown Knoxville.

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The Bomb Started in Oak Ridge. It should end here. Now.

Jun 17, 2015 No Comments ›› orepa

HIROSHIMA/NAGASAKI EVENT SCHEDULE   Seventy years after the destruction of Hiroshima, Japan by the world’s first atomic bomb (and, three days later, Nagasaki, Japan), events in East Tennessee will join …

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$2 Billion for the UPF design—and still no design! Tell the taxpayer

Jun 5, 2015 No Comments ›› orepa

$430 more million dollars in this year’s budget for the UPF bomb plant brings the total for design only to $2 billion! Aside from secret meetings between TN Senator Lamar Alexander, who is …

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Alperovitz to tell The Story of the Bomb

May 30, 2015 No Comments ›› orepa

Gar Alperovitz opens OREPA’s observance of Hiroshima/Nagasaki + 70 at the East Tennessee History Center. The event is free and open to all.

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