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Non-Black Twin Cities residents shut down 35W bridge in support of movement for Black lives

Minneapolis, MNOn Wednesday, July 13, a coalition of white people and non-Black people of color – the Coalition to Wake Your Ass Up – shut down the Interstate 35W bridge in solidarity with the movement for Black lives, condemning the ongoing killings of Black people by police in the Twin Cities and across the country.

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.

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.

Connecting the Altar to the Pentagon

Daniel Berrigan, Jesuit priest and poet, throughout his life offered a prophetic witness for peace—a witness both in word and deed. In 1968 he was arrested with his brother Philip and seven others for destroying draft files in Catonsville, Maryland. In 1980 they were again arrested for hammering on weapons components at a plant in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.

EUFOR Calls for a New Vision of Europe

At a meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, 25 representatives of the European branches of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR) call for a ‘renewed vision of Europe’ based on Culture of Peace; not military might.

A new way of working in Europe is needed based on unity, solidarity and humanity to tackle 21st Century challenges.

My First Muslim Friends

As part of FOR’s #GiveRefugeesRest campaign, we are recruiting writers to share their personal stories in connection with Muslims and/or refugees and to give voice to the necessity for the United States of America to be accepting of all people. The following is a heartwarming op-ed from H.