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Delegations to the Middle East and Latin America
How can we bridge the political divisions between our governments at this time of heightened tensions and rhetoric of war?
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.
Mar 12, 2015, 2:05pm Jonette O. Miller
Recently, FOR USA received an $89,500 bequest from the estate of Father George Wertin.  For 13 years, Father Wertin pastored the St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Wertin had a heart for social justice and inclusion....
Mar 19, 2014, 12:03pm Kristin Stoneking
A few days ago, I wrote you to outline the Fellowship of Reconciliation’s plan this year to embrace a U.S.-based strategy for nonviolent social change. Many of you have already responded to that message, offering affirmations, hopes, and...
Jun 6, 2013, 4:08pm Ethan Vesely-Flad
A host of reports today offer examples of the role of international solidarity delegations as a method of transformative social change.Mondoweiss has published a feature interview with Mark Braverman, a Jewish activist who has been targeted by...
Jun 6, 2013, 2:02pm IFOR
International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR) International Coordinator Francesco Candelari recently returned from his partial participation in a peace delegation led by 1976 Nobel Peace Laureate and IFOR member Mairead Corrigan Maguire. The...
Feb 14, 2013, 1:48pm FOR
The work of active nonviolence is alive and well on this Valentine’s Day, thanks to you.Today, an intergenerational delegation of ten U.S. community leaders, led by FOR staffer John Lindsay-Poland, are in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico to...
Nov 3, 2012, 2:17pm John Lindsay-Poland
February 9-16, 2013Afflicted by the violence of state and drug trafficking forces; police, military, and civil corruption; a brutal and indifferent U.S. border policy; economic depredation; and the iron flow of guns from the U.S. commercial...
Oct 21, 2012, 11:24am Richard Deats
I am writing from Nabe Salah, in the West Bank of Palestine, traveling with the Civil & Human Rights Delegation organized by the Dorothy Cotton Institute.Yesterday morning we joined Palestinians in Nabe Salah for their weekly march and...
Oct 19, 2012, 2:27pm FOR Colombia
The following is a reflection by E. Julius Davis about his participation in a ten-person Fellowship of Reconciliation and Global Exchange peace delegation to Colombia in November of 2002. He was over 80 years old at the time of the journey. ...