DPJC In The News

OnLine News Reports:

 

Dallas Examiner 12/18/17 - Published our statement on the declaration of Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel

examiner posting of jerusalem news release

 

 


 

Morning News 12/18/17 - at the SGI Buddhist center toasting ICAN

Rev. C. Curry/Special Contributor. Don Dillard, president of the Dallas Peace & Justice Center (third from left), offered a toast following a commemorative celebration honoring the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons for winning the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. The celebration was Dec. 10 at the SGI-USA Dallas Buddhist Center.

DMN Community Section - ICAN toast

 

 


 

Activist Yolonda Blue Horse featured in GreenSource DFW

Dallas-based activist Yolonda Blue Horse will receive the Justice Seeker of the Year award at the event, set for Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in North Dallas.

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Former Texas State Legislator & DPJC Member Lon Burnam featured in Esquire magazine article

Former Texas State Legislator Lon Burnam is known in North Texas for his tireless efforts to address climate change and advocate for peace and justice. His efforts are apparent in the August 30th article by Charles P. Pierce in Esquire magazine - while the obstruction of Republicans as climate deniers is also apparent.

This article demands accountability from Texas. State Government for the ongoing crisis in the Houston area and chemical explosion happening at a chemical plant. Former Texas State Representative Lon Burnam is mentioned multiple times for the legislation he tried repeatedly to put forth on having a plan for climate change disasters. It never made it out of committee because the term "climate change" was used.

 

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Supporters of North Dakota Pipeline protestors hold interfaith prayer...

WFAA.com covered the peaceful protest and interfaith prayer service held in Dallas on November 12th, 2016 in protest of the North Dakota Pipeline.

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Locals looking for more answers after Pantex groundwater meeting...

KFDA reported on November 7th. 2016, on how Pantex has increased its efforts to clean an aquifer on its property after polluting it during the wars of the 1900's. They held a stewardship meeting to inform the public about the status of the groundwater and the steps they are taking to rectify it. Several members of our Nuclear Free World committee were in attendance.

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Dakota Access Pipeline Protestors Line The Street Across Klyde Warren Park...

Gus Contreras reported on Oct 24, 2016 for KERA www.keranews.org that while hundreds of people were at Klyde Warren park attending a fundraiser, protesters stood across the street to voice their concern over the installment of the 1,700 mi. Dakota Access pipeline.

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