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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Trump orders airstrike on Syria. What If?

Apr 6, 2017 No Comments ›› orepa

There was little warning. That is the nature of a surprise attack. Still, the reality that our country has carried out an act of war against another country isshocking. Knowing …

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Weapons Ban Treaty Conference Opens

Mar 27, 2017 No Comments ›› orepa

Inside, the nations of the world convened in the General Assembly Hall at the United Nations for the opening session of the conference to negotiate a legally binding ban on …

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UN Ban Conference begins

Mar 24, 2017 No Comments ›› orepa

The United Nations conference on a nuclear weapons ban opens in New York City on Monday, March 27. The purpose of the conference is to “negotiate a legally binding instrument …

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Trump releases “skinny budget”: NNSA comes away with buckets of lard

Mar 16, 2017 No Comments ›› orepa

The press is calling the budget released by the Trump Administration the “skinny budget” because it only has top line numbers, without a lot of detail. It also puts much …

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SIX STRONG WOMEN PEACEMAKERS

Feb 22, 2017 No Comments ›› orepa

The 2017 Peacemaker Awards will honor six strong women whose work over the course of their lifetimes exemplifies the persistent dedication to peace and justice required to create the world …

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