Creating peace

Post Trump Rally for Peace and Love in OKC

This is a recording of a rally held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on Nov. 12, 2016, in response to the climate created by the Trump campaign and election, and for the purpose of demonstrating and building a coalition of support for targeted groups, including women, people of color, immigrants, refugees,…

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…

So what? Why the Collateral Murder video is important

by James M. Branum As a long-time peace activist, I've grown a bit jaded. I've heard many excellent speakers when they've come through our city, but often after hearing them I'm left with a burning question --- so what? Does the act of hearing the truth about an area of…

New monthly action meeting – 3rd Sunday of June and July

We're very excited about this change in our schedule: We are going to have monthly meetings for some hands-on activities that serve to help end war, promote and enhance GI Rights, counter military recruitment and engage other peace work. The meeting will be on the third Sunday of June and…

The People’s Journey tour to stop in OKC for talk about Iraq War

U.S. Iraq War vet and Iraqi journalist to share their experiences and mission for peace OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Center for Conscience is pleased to announce that our community will host a nationwide speaking tour on the Iraq War, named “The People’s Journey,” whose speakers come from diverse backgrounds,…

Teaching peace workshop kicks off counter-recruitment program

We are very excited to be hosting a workshop on teaching peace in Oklahoma public schools, and with that workshop kicking off a program to provide alternatives to the pro-war messages and limited options offered to young people by recruiters in schools, malls and just about everywhere they go these days. Here's the text of our invitational flyer:

Film Screening: Nuclear Weapons and the Human Future

On Jan. 13, we will show the film Nuclear Weapons and the Human Future. It is a short film with a big agenda: ridding the world of nuclear weapons. Just a dream? The election of Barack Obama has brought a new spirit of hope to the U.S. and the world…