Julia's Voice is the modern voice of Julia Ward Howe. Stand for Peace is our Mothers Day Event.
Kansas City Metro Area Stand for Peace Mothers Day 2008 May 11, 2008
On Mothers Day 2008, we peacefully assembled along the public sidewalk on 95th Street between Nieman and Quivira, in Overland Park from 3:00-4:00. Standing shoulder to shoulder, 500 mothers and others lined the sidewalk joined by Julia Ward Howe re-enactors, Mike Pruitt from Iraq Veterans Against the War, musician Emily Tummons and the Shawnee Mission Unitarian Universalist Church peace choir.
Be a part of Mothers Day as it was originally intended - a day to stand for peace.
Enjoy these photos from our 2008 event!
Jack, Sam, Zoey and Melanie stand for peace.
Camille, Anna and Julia Stand for Peace to honor their mothers.
Jim helps our Julia Ward Howe re-enactor.
Sue, Jean and Susan stand for peace to reclaim their holiday.
Betty and Connie (mother and daughter) stand for peace.
500 Mothers and others take back Mothers Day and Stand for Peace
Peace is for everyone
Peace for me, too Mom!
"Julia Ward Howe" and Jim
"Arise then, women of this day! Arise all women who have hearts!"
Kira and Barbara talk with Mike from Iraq Veterans Against the War
Dave leads us in song!
Dads support peace too!
We will not allow our sons to unlearn all that we have been able to teach them of charity, mercy and patience.
Honoring Mom on Mothers Day by coming to the rally!
Emily Tummons leads us in song.
Kay and Thom
Mothers Day Stand for Peace May 11, 2008 Overland Park, Kansas
Our program presentors rotated through the crowd every 10 minutes as we lined the sidewalk along 95th Street.
Cynthia Hyer and Laurie Hamilton Portray Julia Ward Howe Hear Julia's voice through her Mothers Day Proclamation and a short history of her life.
Mike Pruitt Speaks for Iraq Veterans Against the War Words from experience.
The Shawnee Mission Unitarian Universalist Church Peace Choir Under the direction of Dave Simmons Join us in some songs of peace!
Emily Tummons, singer Enjoy the beautiful voice of this talented young singer!
Events around the country...
Bethesda Maryland --
Celebrate Motherís Day by Valuing the Lives of All Children Alice Rothchild, M.D.
A Mothers Day Forum First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis Sunday, May 11, 9:30 900 Mount Curve Avenue; Minneapolis, MN 55403 Contact 612.377.6608
Children standing for peace North Hyland Avenue 10:00 and 12:00 May 11, Mothers Day Unitarian Universalist Church of Ames 1015 North Hyland Ave. Ames, IA 50014-4005 Contact: (515) 292-5960
Idaho Falls Idaho
"Mothers' Day for Peace" walk May 11, Mothers Day Snake River Freedom Coalition
Orange City, Florida
Mosaic Unitarian Universalist Church Presents a special Mothers Day program "More Than a Hallmark Holiday" 3:00, Sunday May 11 425 S. Volusia Ave., Orange City, FL. For more information: mosaicuu.org or (386)228-3130.
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