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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Can you feel it now? That’s urgency…

Nov 9, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

“Presidents come and Presidents go,” I said to a young friend who was in despair about the choices she faced heading to the polls for the first time. We didn’t …

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UN Votes to convene conference on Nuclear Weapons Ban!

Oct 28, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

Historic United Nations vote sets stage for a showdown   The United Nations took a step toward a future free of nuclear weapons today when the First Committee of the …

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OREPA teams with Nuclear Watch New Mexico to demand new Environmental Impact Statement

Oct 27, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

** IMMEDIATE RELEASE ** 28 OCTOBER 2016   WATCHDOG GROUPS CALL FOR NEW NUCLEAR BOMB PLANT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STUDY CITE WORKER AND PUBLIC RISKS, NEW SEISMIC INFORMATION     The …

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1000 cranes!

Sep 25, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

Teenagers standing around staring at something in their hands—cell phones? No! Peace cranes! We had a great day folding peace cranes in Knoxville with CISV and Church of the Savior …

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Celebrating OREPA’s dear old coordinator

Sep 24, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

Emphasis on OLD. Ralph’s birthday concert/fundraising was great fun all around. Dozens came to celebrate, including, here, daughter Sarah Margaret. (photo by Mary Bryan)

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