Excerpted from the award letter sent to Occupy Delaware…
“As members of Occupy Delaware, uoi are a new generation of peacemakers and justice-makers who are in the process of pushing all of us towards a new paradigm of lived democracy that values each person and is building a new society based on equality and justice.Occupy Delaware is truly a Peacemaker Among Us.
Thanks Pacem in Terris folks! We are honored to be recognized by a group that we think very highly of ourselves!
What: Pacem in Terris Peacemaker Among US award to be presented to ODE at the PIT Annual Dinner.
When: October 18 at 6pm.
Where: Community Hall Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1506 W. 13th St., Wilmington.
How Much: Cost for the dinner is $25. Reservations must be made in advance and by Oct. 15th. For those not wishing to attend the dinner, you may show up at 7:30 for no cost. This is fundraising dinner for Pacem though, so if you are able to, please consider going to the dinner and/or giving a matching grant gift.
This year’s dinner speaker will be Sally Milbury-Steen, Executive Director of Delaware Pacem in Terris. The occasion will mark Sally’s retirement, after 27 years, from Pacem in Terris. The title of her talk will be “In Praise of Pacem: Reflections, Challenges, and Appreciations.”