FOR Blogs


Building Trust in Afghanistan

Here in Kabul, I read a recent BBC op-ed by Ahmed Rashid, urging a “diplomatic offensive” to build or repair relationships with the varied groups representing armed extremism in Afghanistan. Rashid has insisted, for years, that severe mistrust makes it almost impossible for such groups to negotiate an end to Afghanistan’s nightmare of war.

President Obama in Japan: An opportunity to take concrete steps for peace

Tomorrow, May 27, President Obama will be in Hiroshima, honoring “the memory of all innocents who were lost” during World War II, according to a senior policy adviser.

Help us grow young adult leadership in FOR

Two weeks ago, I wrote to you about the youth activists from around the country that FOR-USA and Oregon FOR are funding to come to our Centennial Conference this July in Seabeck, WA, and explained that a few of the "Seabeck Scholars" need hel

Hammering for Peace

Jessica Reznicek arrested outside of Northrop Grumman Corporation in Nebraska. (Photo via Tumblr.)

United Methodist members pledging support for LGBTQI clergy

In the past two weeks, a groundswell of support for the #FreedomToServe by LGBTQI clergy within the United Methodist Church has been building.

Communications intern, summer and fall 2016 (position filled)

The Fellowship of Reconciliation, the oldest and largest peace and justice organization, is seeking an intern for a paid position as a Peace and Justice Communications Intern.

Social justice intern (position filled)

The Fellowship of Reconciliation, the oldest and largest peace and justice organization, is seeking an intern for a paid position as a Social Justice Intern.