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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?
Israel and Palestine
We resist all forms of militarism, social and economic injustice by creating international support for nonviolent conflict transformation
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.
Jan 28, 2016, 6:20pm Cassandra Dixon
The worst worries of a child’s school day should be homework. Maybe a lost book, or an argument with a friend. No child’s walk to school should routinely involve armed soldiers and fear of sometimes being chased and assaulted by angry adults. But...
Oct 16, 2015, 3:54pm Meredith Nicolich
We are delighted to announce the 2015 Fellowship of Reconciliation USA Peace Award Winners! Thank you to all who nominated many very worthy candidates this year. Our Local Hero Award goes to the Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane,...
Apr 3, 2015, 1:12pm Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou
Every other day in America is Good Friday — death at the hands of the state. It happens so often that the news of such a tragedy elicits a rather ordinary response: “They killed another one.” As the death toll rings throughout Christendom’s past,...
Nov 5, 2014, 5:47pm FOR
Namaya is a poet, artist, raconteur, who combines his various passions in art, performance, music and writing to create art that engages communities to consider the impact of war and militarism.   With his creative partner Zoe Kopp and his...
Oct 17, 2014, 10:02pm Jim Murphy
Dear Friends in Ithaca and Finger Lakes Region: You are invited to join us in an Ithaca FOR Chapter meeting on OCTOBER 29th at 7 PM in the Parlor of the Unitarian Church – Ithaca.We are in the process of reorganizing the Ithaca Chapter of the...
Aug 27, 2014, 12:33am Judy Bello
The Afghan Peace Volunteers have a Global Day of Listening call on the 21st Day of every month. People come on the call to network with other activists and people living in troubled areas around the globe. People participate in the call, and others...
Jul 15, 2014, 12:41pm Alan Levin
As many of you, I have had a difficult time dealing with the feelings that arise in response to what is happening in Israel/Palestine. Perhaps more important than my feelings is, what can I do to help?The very wise sage, Rabbi Zalman Schachter...
Jul 15, 2014, 10:01am Arthur Waskow
Today, from sunrise to sunset, almost all Muslims and a newly larger number of Jews are fasting — this year, sharing the Muslim fast of Ramadan and the Jewish 17th day of Tammuz as a Fast for Peace, a one-day Hunger Strike Against Violence, a...