We are a grassroots organization made up of individuals from Rhode Island’s East Bay area that are committed to peaceful solutions to conflict and to social and economic justice through the promotion of open, respectful dialogue. We strive to accomplish these goals through public forums on topics relevant to our mission, publication of position papers and community activism. We also seek to promote changes in U.S. policy by lobbying our representatives in Washington DC on issues of concern. EBCP operates by consensus and does not as a group subscribe to any one political ideology or party.
EBCP holds ongoing peace vigils on the second Saturday of every month from 11 AM to noon outside the Bristol Post Office. Please join us.
On Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 7 PM, EBCP presents Democracy Now!: The War and Peace Report (segments on North Korea) in the Herreshoff Community Meeting Room at Rogers Free Library, 525 Hope St, Bristol, RI. The viewing will be followed by discussion and is free and open to the public. This is part of a series of monthly viewings of Democracy Now! news segments sponsored by EBCP.
On Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 12 PM, EBCP is hosting a discussion of Naomi Klein's latest book, "No is Not Enough - Resisting Trump's Shock Politics And Winning The World We Need" in the Herreshoff Community Meeting Room at Rogers Free Library, 525 Hope St, Bristol, RI. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP to email@example.com (Our monthly vigil is from 11 - 12 in front of the post office next door to the library... Consider joining us for both!)
EBCP endorses The People’s Budget, the Congressional Progressive Caucus budget for fiscal year 2017, which increases funding for diplomacy and invests in defense industry job transition programs.
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Read EBCP position statements on the BDS Movement, Veterans Day, Sinclair Broadcasting, the 2016 election, Gitmo, ISIS, Iraq, Syria, terrorism, and Afghanistan and download our presentation entitled War, the Economy and the Health of Our Communities. What’s your take on the issues? Contact your congressmen and local media and let them know.