Sunday, November 12
In-person and on Zoom
1:30 - 4:30 PM
50 Walnut Lane, Princeton
(at the intersection with Houghton, adjacent to Princeton High School)
Ticket purchase links to come!
Confirmed Speakers To-Date
The Most Reverend John C. Wester,
Roman Catholic Archbishop of Santa Fe
In addition to leading our 44th Annual Multifaith Service for Peace at Princeton University Chapel the morning of November 12th, Archbishop Wester will also speak at our afternoon Annual Conference for Peace. Click here to read Archbishop Wester's recent article in Sojourners magazine.
Elena Perez is a New Jersey native who started organizing when she was just 13 years old. Her advocacy centered around promoting mental health awareness before she got involved in gun violence prevention. She started her gun violence prevention advocacy in March For Our Lives as a NJ chapter lead, State Director, and eventually became the Mid-Atlantic Regional Organizing Director before transitioning into her current role as March For Our Lives’ Senior Policy Associate. Elena is passionate about advocating for common sense gun laws as well as advocating and raising awareness around mental health specifically regarding young people. Currently, Elena is a Senior at Rutgers University-Newark, where she studies Non-Profit and Public Administration. She appeared on NJ-PBS 13's Metrofocus in June, 2022.
Frank von Hippel is a senior research physicist and professor of public and international affairs emeritus with Princeton’s Program on Science & Global Security which he co-founded. Prof. von Hippel is also a Member, Board of Sponsors on the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and a co-founder of Physicists Coalition for Nuclear Threat Reduction.
Medea Benjamin is the co-founder of the women-led peace group CODEPINK. She has been an advocate for social justice for 50 years. Described as "one of America's most committed -- and most effective -- fighters for human rights" by New York Newsday, and "one of the high profile leaders of the peace movement" by the Los Angeles Times, she was one of 1,000 exemplary women from 140 countries nominated to receive the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the millions of women who do the essential work of peace worldwide.
She is the author of ten books, including Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control, Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection, and Inside Iran: The Real History and Politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Her most recent book, coauthored with Nicolas J.S. Davies, is War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict (link below).
If your organization would like to become a Co-Sponsor, please click the links below for more information.
We encourage organizations to co-sponsor the Annual Conference & Multifaith Service for Peace.
- Christ Congregation, Princeton
- Clear Faith Publishing
- Nassau Presbyterian Church
- New Jersey Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
- Princeton Clergy Association
- Princeton Friends Meeting
- Princeton University Chapel
- Sacred Heart Peace Community, Camden
- Trenton Friends Meeting
- Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton