Morning Call: 04/03/18 Bethlehem march, D.C. rally to mark half-century since Martin Luther King’s assassination  Bethlehem march, D.C. rally to mark half-century since Martin Luther King’s assassination A photo of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy touring riot-stricken Washington after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. stands on a easel in the same area today. King was murdered 50 years ago Wednesday. Many African-Americans say […]

Morning Call: 03/09/18 – Kathy Kelly

In the Morning Call: March 9, 2018 ABOUT THE VALLEY She has said it for decades: Give peace a chance Kathy Kelly, shown addressing a rally, will be the keynote speaker at the annual Lepoco dinner March 17. She has spent at least four decades as a peace activist. […]

Lessons learned from Peace Camp

Letter to the Editor by Debra Orben, LEPOCO member republished from The Morning Call I recently had the privilege of spending time with about 100 beautiful, kind and creative people in Allentown at the 27th year of Peace Camp. Some were between the ages of 5 and 14 and some […]

A Party for Peace

Any outsider who dropped in on LEPOCO’s 49th annual dinner last month would think peace advocates really know how to party. To paraphrase Emma Goldman (even if she didn’t really say it): “If I can’t party, I’m not joining your revolution!” Given the hard work that peace activists do, who […]

A Climate of Change

March 14-15, Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) hosted their annual regional conference at Lehigh University. With 148 registered participants, it was the largest regional CCL conference to date, which is an extraordinary achievement and reflects the remarkable growth the movement has experienced, more than doubling in size every year. CCL has […]