CKCPJ: Central Kentucky Council for Peace and Justice

CKCPJ: Central Kentucky Council for Peace and Justice We are a coalition of organizations and individuals located in central KY (in & near Lexington, KY) d
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Standing Committees and Action Groups
Programs in Celebration of Peace and Justice
Annual Dinner, Peacemaker of the Year, Lifetime of Waging Peace, Chuck Sohner Worker's Advocate Awards, and, each year, a Featured Speaker. VOICES for Peace and Justice - a collaborative program begun for the CKCPJ's 25th anniversary celebration in 2008 with over 2,500 people attending the VOICES series each yea

r. Local/Global Economic Justice
Fair Trade Awareness and Committment Challenge for the Lexington-Fayette-County Government
Living Wage Campaign

Justice and Human Rights (See the latest events at JusticeList)
Ex-Felon's Voting Rights
Housing and Homelessness
Immigration and Children's Legal Issues
Veterans

Peace Education and Direct Action
Peace advocacy
Co-leading a coalition to establish Peace Studies at the U of Ky
Improved youth services in Lexington
Peace Leaders and virtual volunteers

Peaceways Newsletters and Other Publications
Ten times a year, the CKCPJ newsletter Peaceways reaches thousands of local citizens with a calendar of events, news, profiles and commentary. Back issues from 2007 on are archived and available in downloadable pdf format. The blog Justicelist serves as a central hub for links to other peace and justice organzations while distributing up-to-date information from our members and others to mobilize direct action and to serve as a voice for a progressive peace and justice point of view here in Kentucky, in Washington and abroad. Sustainability Centered in Peace and Justice
Central Kentucky's Carbon Footprint and Dependence on Non-Renewable Fuel Sources
Community Gardens

Thanks to BR for forwarding this.
12/16/2022

Thanks to BR for forwarding this.

Good idea.
12/05/2022

Good idea.

Independent monitoring is essential to the WHO's pandemic accord. Here's what it should look like.

12/05/2022

Rubin's Q&A with readers was at 12 p.m. ET on Friday. Read the transcript.

Not soon enough.
12/05/2022

Not soon enough.

Rubin's Q&A with readers was at 12 p.m. ET on Friday. Read the transcript.

Bottom line: Any path is alright with Trump if it gets him back inpowers.
12/05/2022

Bottom line: Any path is alright with Trump if it gets him back inpowers.

Republicans are stuck with an insurrectionist at war with democracy.

We need both.
12/01/2022

We need both.

“Peace without justice is only a ceasefire.” —Ken Scott

10/31/2022

Join Protect Kentucky Access and our coalition partners as we kick off our campaign to defeat Constitutional Amendment 2 on Saturday, July 23rd at 9:30 am. Meet the campaign and get directly plugged into actions that will keep abortion safe and legal in Kentucky. Sign up now and join the fight to Pr...

10/31/2022

The bill comes just weeks after Graham and most Republicans had defended the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade by arguing that abortion rights should be decided at the state level.

10/31/2022

“All systems of oppression are adaptive; they can withstand and adjust to challenges and still maintain inequality.”—Robin DiAngelo

Reveling the lie.
10/24/2022

Reveling the lie.

“Violence is promoting the lie and concealing the truth, while Nonviolence is revealing the lie and promoting the truth.”—Phillip Bradley

Election deniers will institutionalize the Big Lie of11/08/21.
10/22/2022

Election deniers will institutionalize the Big Lie of11/08/21.

Nevada is poised to lead the way in post-election chaos.

You can do it.
10/22/2022

You can do it.

"You have to be strong; you have to trust yourself that you can bring down the dictatorship regime and build a new country. You have to be part of building your country. We know that anything that you dream can happen. You have to know—Tawakkol Karman

A good life defined
10/15/2022

A good life defined

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10/15/2022

As classroom censorship and book ban attacks unfold nationwide, join the fight back to protect students' First Amendment right to learn. Take the pledge.

10/15/2022

Support immigrants today

Putin showers random distruction on Ukraine
10/11/2022

Putin showers random distruction on Ukraine

Biden’s talk of nuclear "Armageddon" only amplifies Putin’s threats.

09/17/2022
09/14/2022

ONLINE | SEP. 15-18 Presented by the Center for Biological Diversity This is a free festival, open to all.

09/13/2022

To support workers, their families and the economy, Kentucky should focus on policies that improve job quality and wages, address rising family costs, and reinvest in creating good public sector jobs that meet important community needs in rural and urban areas.

https://kypolicy.org/the-state-of-working-kentucky-2022/

08/29/2022
Support this bill!!!
08/02/2022

Support this bill!!!

The package, if smaller than Democrats’ initial ambitions, would transform huge sectors of the U.S. economy and affect millions of Americans.

Lets incentivize more equal pay.  Lets make Fed tax rates on corporattions decrease as the disparity between the earning...
08/02/2022

Lets incentivize more equal pay. Lets make Fed tax rates on corporattions decrease as the disparity between the earnings of the wages of the avearge worker relative of the salaries of CEOs become smalller. The smaller the difference and low the tax.

The pay gap between workers and CEOs at America’s largest low-wage employers is now 670 to 1. That’s obscene.

Not fearmonering.  They really want a dffierent worlf.  One ware a lot of us will not feel safe.
07/27/2022

Not fearmonering. They really want a dffierent worlf. One ware a lot of us will not feel safe.

An editorial guest cartoon from Clay Jones of Claytoonz.com

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