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Tri-State Unity Coalition
P.O. Box 752
Milford, PA 18337
Phone: (570) 686-5555

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We Breath the Same Air - Live in the Same Earth - We May Be Different - But We are Still All Human - STOP THE HATE

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  Tri-State Unity Coalition (TSUC) is a non- political, non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to celebrating diversity, promoting human rights, creating a moral barrier to hate, and enhancing community harmony in Pike (PA), Orange (NY) and Sussex (NJ) counties.

 

   
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October 9th
Hear My Silence- Milford
1:30 to 3:00pm

March starts and ends at the Pike County Courthouse, 412 Broad Street in Milford, PA.  Candles will be left at the memorial.  More info at www.UDGLBTCenter.blogspot.com or Download Flyer.

The Quick and the Dead by Lori Strelecki. Columns, Newsletter of the Pike County Historical Society. Vol. XXII - No 3. Autumn 2008.

The Columns article states the monument was "erected in honor of the Quicks" meaning the Quick family. This is not so as evidenced by a New York Times article published the day after the monument was erected in August 1889. See our underlined below-

IN HONOR OF TOM QUICK.; A MONUMENT UNVEILED IN MEMORY OF THE INDIAN SLAYER. August 29, 1889. New York Times.

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y., Aug 28.--The unveiling of the newly-completed monument to the memory of Tom Quick, the Indian slayer, whom tradition credits with unrivaled strategy and success ...

See "View Full Article" here.

See also the monument dedication speeches posted here.

Please read the other articles posted here for the complete account of events and information before making any conclusions on the monument issue.

TSUC is not aware of any recent public discussion or comment period on the monument issue. TSUC's position on the monument is posted on our site and has not changed.


Regional Advisory Council

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Three Pike residents on a regional advisory council to improve opportunities for minorities. The civil rights enforcement agency in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC). They formed the Monroe County Advisory Council to better serve the Pocono Region and to assist them in ascertaining and improving opportunities in employment, housing, public accommodations and education. The Monroe County Advisory Council consists of 16 members throughout Monroe and 3 members from Pike.
Davis-Bailey Family Exhibit The Pike County Historical Society's Columns Museum has a permanent exhibit that focuses on the African American family of Abraham and Sarah Davis. Abraham is believed to have served in the 5th Regiment, 204th Volunteer Artillery in the Civil War. He married Sarah Johnson and purchased the family home in Milford. Abraham’s descendent Milton Bailey was tragically the only man from Pike County to be killed in the Korean War. See complete article from the Pike County Courier (PDF)

Pike Historical Society Welcomes PhD to Pen Book on Exhibit from the Pike County Dispatch July 13, 2006.

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Handiplate - State Statutes

Do NOT park in accessible spaces unless authorized. Its not nice and against the LAW!

 

Forum on Discrimination and Gang Activity in Pike County
Presentation Materials from March 1, 2008 in Dingmans Ferry, PA

 


Tom Quick Monument Info

Petition to Prevent Re-Erecting the Tom Quick Monument

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Meetings

Tri-State Unity Coalition

Meetings are on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:00 P.M. in the Dingman Township Branch of the Pike County Public Library on Log Tavern Road near Route 739.

Note: TSUC is not affiliated with the library.

 

Northeast Resources Unlimited

Formally the Pike County Americans with Disabilities Advocacy (ADA) Committee. Affiliated with the NE PA Center for Independent Living (Scranton, PA). Meeting days and times vary. See here more information.

 


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History of Hate

Diversity Related Holidays

   

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 15th

National Physically Challenged Month
Women's Equality Day
August

National African American History Month
February

National Hispanic Heritage Month
September

National Women's History Month
March

National Disability Employment Awareness Month
October

National Asian Pac. Amer. Month
May

National American Indian Heritage Month
November

Gay and Lesbian Pride Month
June

Universal Human Rights Month
December

For each month, see the U.S. Census "Facts for Features"


 

Graphic of Salaam - It means - Peace be upon you

It says, "Peace be upon you."

In fact, the word Islam comes from salaam, meaning peace.

TSUC's Message on September 11, 2001

 


Please Also Visit:

Monroe Advisory Council to PA Human Relations Commission (also Serves Pike)
Unity Coalition of the Poconos
Rainbow Youth of Northeast PA
Pocono Action Lambda Society (PALS)
Northeast Resources Unlimited

         
PA Human Relations Commission - Logo and Link   Northeast PA Center for Independent Living - Logo and Link   Pike United Way - Logo and Link
United Way
of Pike County


Pennsylvania
Native Americans

 

Lenape Nation - Logo and Link
Lenape Nation
 

 

Member Pike County Chamber of Commerce Since 2002 - Logo and Link

 

 


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