The Dream of Lasting and Just Peace

May 08, 2017 | by

By the Rev. Lindsey Kerr
Last Tuesday, April 25, at First Congregational Church of Oakland, I witnessed one of the most inspired social justice events I have seen in a long time. The gathering, “A People’s Movement for Just Peace: Understanding the Root Causes of Armed Conflict in the Philippines”, featured a variety of speakers on tour from the Philippines. They spoke to the national situation of the Philippines, as well as to the ongoing civil war between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front (NDF). (Read more)