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Brew not Bullets! Starbucks Boycott
Launched on Valentine’s Day 2012, we will not stop until Starbucks bans guns from their stores and are an aggressive advocate for sane gun laws.
Research Delegation to Venezuela
Stronger Together: A look at agriculture, economic systems and reform in Venezuela
USSF Joint Struggle Delegation to the World Social Forum Free Palestine
Social movements will gather in Brazil in November 2012 to organize for a free Palestine, a struggle at the heart of the movement for global justice.
Apr 9, 2013, 4:00pm Ivan Boothe
“There exists in this country a callous, corrupt and corrupting shadow industry that sells, and sows, violence against its own people.”If you can believe it, that’s NRA spokesperson Wayne LaPierre, talking not of the gun...
Apr 4, 2013, 5:39pm Leila Zand
Apr 4, 2013, 5:36pm Leila Zand
 The Way Home: Pilgrimage in Jewish Tradition by Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb  “Wherever I go, I go to Jerusalem.”  Rebbe Nachman of Bratislav Having guests is greater than speaking to God alone in prayer. This...
Apr 4, 2013, 5:34pm Leila Zand
Inner journey Rabia Terri Harris The Ka`ba is the cubical stone building that forms the focus of the hajj pilgrimage. It is also the point of convergence for Muslims at prayer everywhere, who turn to face it when the time comes for ritual...
Apr 4, 2013, 5:33pm Leila Zand
Pilgrimage by Rabia Terri Harris You say you are going to Mecca, but the road you are traveling leads to Samarkand.Turkish proverb Pilgrimage is not wandering, nor is it tourism, nor is it a business trip. It is an...
Apr 3, 2013, 4:37pm Leila Zand
Pilgrim-Age:  Spiders, Revolutionaries, Shelter Seekers and Supper Table Pilgrimage as Practice of Life, Faith and Grace by; Reginaldo Braga Growing up as a kid in Latin America got me used to the Spanish saying “Caminante, no...
Apr 3, 2013, 4:32pm Leila Zand
Essays on Pilgrimage               Essays on Solidarity                    Dialogue     
Apr 3, 2013, 4:08pm Leila Zand
 Convivencia Peacewalk Guide to Study and ActionRabbi Lynn and Abdur Rauf wrote the first Muslim Jewish Peacewalk Handbook in 2002.  This, the second peacewalk handbook, arose from a series of faith based conversations between Dr....
Apr 3, 2013, 3:58pm Leila Zand
Why the Peacewalk? by Abdur Rauf Campos-Marquetti    Co-founder of the Muslim-Jewish Peacewalk for Interfaith SolidarityIn the Name of Allah the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful, the  Peacewalk is about transformation...
Apr 2, 2013, 3:23pm Leila Zand
Current FOR status: Discontinued.MISSION AND VISIONThe Convivencia Peacewalk is a faith based restorative justice and reconciliation program of the Fellowship of Reconciliation. We affirm the special kinship of Muslims, Christians and Jews...