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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OREPA travels to DC: joins colleagues across the country

Apr 13, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

Six OREPA members will join scores of colleagues from across the country next week, April 17-20, in Washington, DC for the Alliance for Nuclear Accountability’s DC Days. The Uranium Processing …

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Remembering Hiroshima

Apr 11, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to Hiroshima, Japan, this week summoned memories for me as it likely did for anyone who has traveled there. In an article in the …

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Catastrophic Consequences: Reflecting on the Nuclear Security Summit

Mar 31, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

The Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, DC has unleashed a spate of editorials, letters, interviews, broadcasts, podcasts, tweets and posts about nuclear weapons. As an activist who has worked for …

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Tell the Taxpayer rally

Mar 23, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

The only thing worse than government pork is secret government pork. So when we saw the UPF bomb plant would get $575 million dollars in next year’s budget—bringing the total …

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The Emancipators

Feb 28, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

Almost two hundred years after a determined Quaker named Elihu Embree launched his abolitionist newspaper, The Emancipator, in Jonesborough, Tennessee, some other good Tennessee people took up the name and …

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