Unite Against Hate Candlelight Vigil

March 2, 2017

On Thursday, Mar. 2, Bucks County community members and organizations gathered together at the corner of State Street and Main Street to hold a candlelight vigil and announce a plan for community action in response to recent KKK activity in the area, and other anti-semitic, xenophobic and racist events throughout Bucks County.

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MLK Jr. Peace and Social Justice Summit

January 15, 2017

“Why be a bystander when you can be an up-stander?” This was the message of Jayla Johnson, a junior at Council Rock North and Voices of Equality club president, speaking at the Jan. 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Teen Peace and Social Justice Summit. The event, in its fourth year, was arranged by several community-based organizations including The Peace Center. A diverse crowd of over 400 students and administrators from Bucks County schools, and community volunteers, filled the Central Bucks South High School auditorium. 

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A Safety Plan for Women

December 13, 2016

“Bucks County is the fourth worst county in Pennsylvania for domestic violence-related homicides” says Grace Schmoyer, a community educator with A Woman’s Place in Doylestown, PA. The community-based organization is committed to empowering women and ending all forms of intimate and domestic violence.

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