Events

CCA debuts new creative project with concert “Singing History”

Three local folk musicians and activists have joined together to form The Starvation Army Band and will debut their musical point of view at a concert to benefit the Center for Conscience in Action. The event also initiates a new CCA program called CREATEPEACE.

CCA to Present 2014 Awards for Courageous Peacemaking

Recipients: Sadie Mast, Chelsea Manning, and Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance The Center for Conscience in Action, along with local friends and supporters, will honor Oklahoma peacemakers in a program on Sunday, October 26 in Oklahoma City. This is the fourth year that CCA (formerly the Oklahoma Center for Conscience…

David Rovics concert Nov. 14 to benefit Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance

David Rovics in Concert in OKC!  Nov. 14 Internationally renowned singer songwriter chronicling people's movements around the world and inspiring its activists through his music. Visit davidrovics.com to download and learn more. Fundraiser to benefit GREAT PLAINS TAR SANDS RESISTANCE and their efforts to stop Keystone XL pipeline and expansion…

Book talk and signing by oral historian and author Rosalie Riegle

The Oklahoma Center of Conscience is hosting a talk and book signing with oral historian/activist Rosalie Riegle, author of Crossing the Line: Nonviolent Resisters Speak Out for Peace and Doing Time for Peace: Resistance, Family, and Community. Ms. Riegle is in Oklahoma City to receive the Stetson Kennedy Vox Populi…

Supporters vigil in Crescent to protest Manning sentence

Thirteen Oklahoma residents, from Tulsa, Stillwater and Oklahoma City, gathered in Crescent for a candlelight vigil on the evening after the sentence for the Wikileaks whistleblower was announced. OCC statement on sentence.   On his personal blog, OCC Legal Director James M. Branum reflects on the Manning case, his work…

OCCPR to recognize and celebrate Oklahoma conscientious objectors

Conscientious Objectors of Oklahoma to be remembered and honored by peace group at 5/12 event in OKC On May 12, the Oklahoma Center for Conscience and Peace Research will celebrate International Conscientious Objectors Day with its second annual Oklahoma Conscience Award Ceremony and Fundraiser. Conscientious Objectors Day is observed around…

March to Support Alleged Whistleblower Bradley Manning

Manning, an Oklahoma native, faces 52 years in prison for exposing war crimes What: Solidarity March in Support of Bradley Manning When: Thursday, August 12, 8pm Where: Corner of NE 16th and Lincoln to Oklahoma State Capitol This Thursday, August 12, Oklahomans will show support for and solidarity with Pfc.…