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Placement of Public Art

Description of Public Art Placement Mohandas K. Gandhi Statue (Nine foot, Bronze) Placement: The Pacifist Memorial, Sherborn, MA (Original bronze statue proposed location: Dewey Square, Boston, MA, Harvard Divinity School, Museum of Fine Arts) Mohandas K. Gandhi Statue (Nine foot, Fiberglass) Placement: Healey Library, University of Massachusetts Boston, MA Gandhi Statue at the Pacifist Memorial in Sherborn, MA. The Gandhi statue was unveiled at the Pacifist Memorial on October 2, 1994, the 125 birth anniversary of Mohandas K. Gandhi. Listed on the plaque below are the individuals that participated in the dedication ceremonies. (Included are Muhammad Ali, Maya Angelou, Daniel […]

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The Dream

The Dream AN OPEN LETTER TO FRIENDS Dreams can have a most amazing effect on people, but to be honest, I rarely remember dreams long enough to consider any of them all that important. One, however, I cannot stop thinking about and it has changed the way I view reality. How long the substance of this dream will pervade my mind and spirit is anyone’s guess. I hope it lasts a lifetime. With each tragic and horrible bit of news these days, and there have been many, I have been struggling with the question that countless others struggle with as […]

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The Dream

The Dream AN OPEN LETTER TO FRIENDS Dreams can have a most amazing effect on people, but to be honest, I rarely remember dreams long enough to consider any of them all that important. One, however, I cannot stop thinking about and it has changed the way I view reality. How long the substance of this dream will pervade my mind and spirit is anyone’s guess. I hope it lasts a lifetime. With each tragic and horrible bit of news these days, and there have been many, I have been struggling with the question that countless others struggle with as […]

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The Dream

The Dream AN OPEN LETTER TO FRIENDS Dreams can have a most amazing effect on people, but to be honest, I rarely remember dreams long enough to consider any of them all that important. One, however, I cannot stop thinking about and it has changed the way I view reality. How long the substance of this dream will pervade my mind and spirit is anyone’s guess. I hope it lasts a lifetime. With each tragic and horrible bit of news these days, and there have been many, I have been struggling with the question that countless others struggle with as […]

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Recipients of the Courage of Conscience Award

INT’L COURAGE OF CONSCIENCE AWARD Listed in order of receiving the award 1988 – 2015 1. OXFAM AMERICA International humanitarian and hunger relief organization for its innovative self-help community programs assisting people in developing nations. Read More 2. ELLWOOD KIESER Priest and founding Producer of Paulist Productions for creating the films Romero – The Life of Archbishop Oscar Romero and Entertaining Angels – the Life of Dorothy Day. Read more. 3. DICK SCOBIE Quaker, pacifist, Executive Director of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee for his work to expose human rights violations in El Salvador and to promote peace throughout Central […]

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OPED Written by Larry Colburn

  Larry Colburn, Recipent of the Peace Abbey Courage of Conscience Award and Co-Chair of the Larry Co Larry Colburn is the recipent of The Peace Abbey Courage of Conscience Award and Co-Chair of the STONEWALK, the 1999 pilgrimage of the memorial stone for Unknown Civilians Killed in War to Arlington National Cemetery. Stonewalk was sponsored by The Life Experience School and The Peace Abbey. So, an American soldier has apparently lost whatever sanity, or at least humanity, he once possessed, and murdered numerous civilians in Afghanistan. His name has not been released to the public — yet. He is […]

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Peace Abbey Courage of Conscience Award Presentation to Nelson Mandela

Remarks by Dot Walsh at the presentation ceremony in South Africa October 6, 2011 It is an honor to be here tonight to present the Peace Abbey Courage of Conscience Award to Nelson Mandela. I would like to thank Karen Beransche and all who helped make the global summit possible. In the United States the Department of Peace was first presented to Congress by US Representative Dennis Kucinich. Although it has never been adopted there have been many people who are still working to promote this concept. We have a dept. of war why not a dept. of peace? Representative […]

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MetroWest Daily News: Natick camp founder has rare ‘Courage’

By Julia Spitz/Daily News staff When a young man followed his college crush from Kentucky to Maine in the summer of 1948, the romance fizzled, but a new love blossomed into something that would change thousands of lives. He fell in love with the kids at the Pine Tree Camp for Crippled Children, said Frank “Rob” Robinson, who founded Camp Arrowhead in Natick in 1958, and, in 1970, Ashland’s Camp Warren, which became Camp Echo in Goshen and was later incorporated into the 4H Camp Howe. The Framingham resident’s visionary approach to pairing student volunteers with disabled campers recently put […]

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