November 5, 2007: This website is an archive of the former website, traprockpeace.org, which was created 10 years ago by Charles Jenks. It became one of the most populace sites in the US, and an important resource on the antiwar movement, student activism, 'depleted' uranium and other topics. Jenks authored virtually all of its web pages and multimedia content (photographs, audio, video, and pdf files. As the author and registered owner of that site, his purpose here is to preserve an important slice of the history of the grassroots peace movement in the US over the past decade. He is maintaining this historical archive as a service to the greater peace movement, and to the many friends of Traprock Peace Center. Blogs have been consolidated and the calendar has been archived for security reasons; all other links remain the same, and virtually all blog content remains intact.THIS SITE NO LONGER REFLECTS THE CURRENT AND ONGOING WORK OF TRAPROCK PEACE CENTER, which has reorganized its board and moved to Greenfield, Mass. To contact Traprock Peace Center, call 413-773-7427 or visit its site. Charles Jenks is posting new material to PeaceJournal.org, a multimedia blog and resource center.
Some Key 2001 Peace Events and Projects
November 11, 2001 - Over 130 people gathered indowntown Amherst at the Common for a Peace Vigil on Veteran's Day. This Peace Vigil has been on-going for over 22 years at 12 pm each Sunday in Amherst. The vigil was a peaceful reflection on non-miliary responses to the Sept. 11 tragedy. Another group had gathered in support of the war prior to the Peace Vigil. Though some of the pro-war demonstators engaged in heckling, a few others engaged in dialogue when approached by those in the peace vigil. Check out the photo album of the Peace Vigil.
Oct 21: The Ark of Hope visited All Souls Church, the Greenfield Common, and St. James Church. Volunteers Walked Ark of Hope & Earth Charter from Vermont through Massachusetts to NYC:(photos by Charlie Jenks).
Daily Log & Photo Album of Ark of Hope Walk (through western MA.).
The Hibakusha/Hidankyo Organization nominated for the NOBEL PEACE PRIZE 2001
2 Day Peace Walk and "No-Nuke Revival - Keep Space for Peace" - August 4-5 - brought peace message to thousands in Western Massachusetts and shed light on BMD and the new arms race in space. No-Nukes Photo Gallery (New August 17, 2001)
Last Updated on July 2, 2002 by Charlie Jenks