Rotarian Action Group for Peace https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org Peace through service Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:57:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.2 Peace is possible https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/16/peace-is-possible/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/16/peace-is-possible/#respond Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:57:59 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9703 By Past TRF Trustee Carolyn E. Jones, Chair of the Rotarian Action Group for Peace, February 15, 2017, published in Rotary Service Connections  It seems there are a whole bunch of Rotary members who aren’t content in merely being just members and want to make a greater impact. These members have decided to organize, specialize

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The Hub Peacebuilder Tour launched yesterday, February 5th, at the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/06/hub-peacebuilder-tour-launched-yesterday-february-5th-evergreen-aviation-space-museum/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/06/hub-peacebuilder-tour-launched-yesterday-february-5th-evergreen-aviation-space-museum/#respond Mon, 06 Feb 2017 22:48:09 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9686 https://youtu.be/7ZTZ0w0MLIw Watch the Launch of the Hub Peacebuilder Tour above!

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RCNY ISD: Invitation to attend the annual Interfaith Harmony Week event at UN HQ in New York https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/06/rcny-isd-invitation-attend-annual-interfaith-harmony-week-event-un-hq-new-york/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/06/rcny-isd-invitation-attend-annual-interfaith-harmony-week-event-un-hq-new-york/#respond Mon, 06 Feb 2017 19:33:39 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9683 RCNY ISD:Invitation to attend the annualInterfaith Harmony Week event at UN HQ in New York --Monday February 6, 2017,1:15 PM to 2:45 PM Just a friendly reminder that the Committee for Religious NGO's at the United Nations (CRNGO@UN) is hosting an event honoring 2017 World Interfaith Harmony Week this coming Monday, February 6 from 1:15pm-2:45pm in Tillman

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The Story Behind the Viral Photo of Muslim and Jewish Children Protesting at O’Hare https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/02/story-behind-viral-photo-muslim-jewish-children-protesting-ohare/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/02/02/story-behind-viral-photo-muslim-jewish-children-protesting-ohare/#respond Thu, 02 Feb 2017 17:02:50 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9679 By Vikki Ortiz Healy, February 1, 2017, published in the Chicago Tribune Meryem Yildirim, 7, left, sitting on the shoulders of her father, Fatih, of Schaumburg, and Adin Bendat-Appell, 9, sitting on the shoulders of his father, Rabbi Jordan Bendat-Apell, of Deerfield, protest President Donald Trump's immigration and refugee order at O'Hare International Airport on

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Conference Announcement: Rotary-Rotaract Together for Peace https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/31/conference-announcement-rotary-rotaract-together-peace/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/31/conference-announcement-rotary-rotaract-together-peace/#respond Wed, 01 Feb 2017 01:17:17 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9670 The Inter-District Committee for Peace supported by the Governors of three Belgian and Luxembourg Districts 1620, 1630 and 2170 are organizing a conference about peace in Brussels, Belgium. This conference is destined to Rotaractors from countries around the Mediterranean Sea as well to Rotaractors from Belgium and Luxembourg. Date: April 1 -8, 2017  Each candidate

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Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center Pledge to Current and Future Rotary Peace Fellows https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/31/duke-unc-rotary-peace-center-pledge-current-future-rotary-peace-fellows/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/31/duke-unc-rotary-peace-center-pledge-current-future-rotary-peace-fellows/#respond Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:10:11 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9667 The post Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center Pledge to Current and Future Rotary Peace Fellows appeared first on Rotarian Action Group for Peace.

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RCNY ISD: UNSRC Chamber Music Society | BENEFIT CONCERT FOR REFUGEES | SUN 29 JAN @7PM https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/26/rcny-isd-unsrc-chamber-music-society-benefit-concert-refugees-sun-29-jan-7pm/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/26/rcny-isd-unsrc-chamber-music-society-benefit-concert-refugees-sun-29-jan-7pm/#respond Thu, 26 Jan 2017 20:20:56 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9646 RCNY ISD = International Service Division of The Rotary Club of New York International Service -- Rotary's Fourth Avenue of Service BENEFIT CONCERT FOR REFUGEES Sunday, 29 January 2017 | 7pm All Saints Episcopal Church 230 E 60th Street, New York FREE CONCERT | DONATIONS WELCOME On Sunday 29 January 2017, at 7pm, the UN Chamber

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Rotary Youth Exchange Gave Me Hope for Peace https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/25/rotary-youth-exchange-gave-hope-peace/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/25/rotary-youth-exchange-gave-hope-peace/#respond Wed, 25 Jan 2017 19:57:30 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9640 By Kate Roff, a former Rotary Youth Exchange student, January 24th, 2017, published in Rotary Voices Being lost in the middle of the bustling, hazy, city of Bangkok, Thailand, is not ideal for a 17-year-old Australian girl. But, it was a moment that changed my life. I was on Rotary Youth Exchange and despite excellent

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The Hub Peacebuilder Tour Interviews Rebecca Call https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/23/hub-peacebuilder-tour-interviews-rebecca-call/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/23/hub-peacebuilder-tour-interviews-rebecca-call/#respond Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:05:37 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9632 On January 19, 2017, Rotarian Peace Troubadour, Jerry Leggett, and The Hub Peacebuilder traveled to Rotary International headquarters in Evanston, IL to interview local Rotarians and R.I. staff on the topic, "What does peacebuilding look like for you?" Watch the interview below!

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Encourage Your Club to Schedule a Stop with the Hub Peacebuilder Tour! https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/20/encourage-club-schedule-stop-hub-peacebuilder-tour/ https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/2017/01/20/encourage-club-schedule-stop-hub-peacebuilder-tour/#respond Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:36:28 +0000 https://www.rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org/?p=9624 Learn about the Hub Peacebuilder Tour here! CELEBRATE PEACEBUILDING FOR ROTARIANS, BY ROTARIANS The Rotarian Action Group for Peace (RAGFP) invites you to meet-up with The Hub online or in person to share your thoughts about peacebuilding. Through video interviews, we will be exploring two essential questions: "What does peacebuilding look like for you?" and

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