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Campaign Nonviolence in the Media

Posted by Ryan Hall
09.26.14

During the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Nonviolent Actions that took place September 21-27, 2014, CNV received press coverage in local newspapers, local radio and television stations, blogs, and a number of national news outlets.  Below is a list of links to these stories.

If you know of other news stories about Campaign Nonviolence published in your area, please let us know.  Email the link to info@paceebene.org

National News

Cleveland Plain Dealer, September 18, 2014, “Ex-Rep Dennis Kucinich kicks off nonviolene campaign; decries ISIS vote.”
http://www.cleveland.com/open/index.ssf/2014/09/ex_rep_dennis_kucinich_kicks_o.html

US News & World Report, September 23, 2014: “Syria Strike Protesters Arrested at White House
‘War is terrorism,’ says priest before blocking gate.”
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2014/09/23/syria-strike-protesters-arrested-at-white-house

ABC News Blog: “Why Protesters Played Dead Outside the White House”
http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2014/09/why-protesters-played-dead-outside-the-white-house-today/

The Big Picture September 22, 2014 – Thom Hartmann Show
09/23/14 12:33‬. Interview with Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr. about Campaign Nonviolence.
http://www.thomhartmann.com/bigpicture/how-about-nonviolent-solutions-isis

Huffington Post, September 13, 2014, John Dear, “Take the High Road to Peace,” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-dear/take-the-high-road-to-pea_b_5814964.html

Huffington Post, September 25, 2014, “Dennis Kucinich Blasts Congress For Lack Of War Vote: ‘We Have A Constitutional Crisis’, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/25/dennis-kucinich-war_n_5877180.html

Local News

Television

KRTV, Great Falls, MT “Campaign Nonviolence supporters rally in downtown Great Falls”  9/28/14

CBS 3 Springfield, Massachusetts, September 21: “Inaugural nonviolence walk held in Springfield”
http://www.cbs3springfield.com/story/26589913/inaugural-nonviolence-walk-held-in-springfield

KRTV, Great Falls, Montana (Morning Show), September 23, 2-014: “Campaign Nonviolence” plans Great Falls events
http://www.krtv.com/news/campaign-nonviolence-plans-great-falls-events/

Newspapers

Fosters Daily Democrat, New Hampshire, “Marchers call attention to root causes of violence”  9/28/14

Reno Gazette-Journal, “Celebrate Nonviolence in Reno” 9/26/14

Delaware News Journal, “Stop the Violence: Join March for a Culture of Peace“, 9/26/14

Salt Lake Tribune, “Drumbeats in Sugar House call for no more nukes“, 9/26/14

The Chattanoogan, “Chattanoogans Celebrate National Campaign Nonviolence Week With Rally”  9/26/14

Catholic Star Herald in Camden, NJ, “Peace Rally Held in Camden“, 9/26/14

Fosters Daily Democrat Newspaper in New Hampshire, 9/25/14, ” Vigil in Portsmouth, march in Rochester”
http://www.fosters.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20140925/GJNEWS_01/140929578&template=RochesterRegion

FijiOne News, 9/24/14, “Mau seen as example for American Samoa youth

Samoa News,9/22/14 “Campaign Nonviolence Symposium at ASCC Tomorrow

The Maine Edge, September 22, 2014, “End violence together: rally and march to build a culture of peace”
http://www.themaineedge.com/livin/press-releases/end-violence-together-rally-and-march-to-build-a-culture-of-peace

BDN Maine, The Weekly, September 22, 2014, “End Violence Together rally, march aims to build awareness”
http://bangordailynews.com/2014/09/22/news/bangor/end-violence-together-rally-march-aims-to-build-awareness/

Iowa City Press-Citizen, September 19, 2014: “Campaign for Nonviolence to trek downtown Sunday”
http://www.press-citizen.com/story/news/local/2014/09/20/campaign-nonviolence-trek-downtown-sunday/15936193/

Buffalo News: “Festival aims to increase the peace”
http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/festival-aims-to-increase-the-peace-20140921

Caspar Star-Tribune: “Hogadon clean-up, fun run, peace celebration highlight weekend events”
http://trib.com/news/local/casper/3665cbdc-f48d-5802-b524-c0f9c68d04f2.html

Salk Prairie The Eagle, September 17, 2014, “Local event part of broader nonviolence campaign,”
http://www.wiscnews.com/saukprairieeagle/news/local/article_7491c0a8-6414-5137-837f-d75f62970672.html

Blog for Iowa: “Campaign Nonviolence Event in Iowa’
http://www.blogforiowa.com/2014/09/18/campaign-nonviolence-event-in-iowa/

The Press Enterprise, Los Angeles, CA: “Campaign Nonviolence – Peace Witness”
http://events.pe.com/los_angeles_ca/events/show/371697763-campaign-nonviolence-peace-witness

Memphis CNV responds to shootings: “9 shot, 2 dead after violent weekend in Memphis”
http://wreg.com/2014/09/21/9-shot-2-dead-after-violent-weekend-in-memphis/

Quad-City Times, September 12, 2014, “Join a community of active nonviolence” http://qctimes.com/news/opinion/mailbag/join-a-community-of-active-nonviolence/article_63d8a962-f95c-5551-b3d7-3e254ada6010.html

The Gazette, September 21, 2014, “Iowa City residents gather for climate change, nonviolence: Protest one of dozens across country” http://thegazette.com/subject/news/politics/iowa-city-residents-gather-for-climate-change-non-violence-20140921

Seacoast Online, Portsmouth, NH, September 24, 2014, “Vigil for peace in Market Square Friday,” http://www.seacoastonline.com/article/20140924/NEWS/140929639/101143/NEWS

Salina.com (Salina, Kansas), September 22, 2014, “March spotlights plight of women” http://www.salina.com/news/Peace-March2014-09-22T05-41-11

Radio New Zealand International, September 25, 2014, “Mau seen as example for American Samoa youth” http://www.radionz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/255482/mau-seen-as-example-for-american-samoa-youth

Rochester Times (Fosters.com), September 25, 2014, “Campaign Nonviolence has two events this week,”  http://www.fosters.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20140925/GJCOMMUNITY04/140929705/-1/ROCNEWS0405

Reno Gazette-Journal, “Letter: Groups will celebrate Day of Peace on Sept. 27, http://www.rgj.com/story/opinion/readers/2014/09/05/letter-groups-will-celebrate-day-peace-sept/15087869/

The Daily Helmsman, “Memphis marches for a safer community” http://www.dailyhelmsman.com/news/view.php/848785/Memphis-marches-for-a-safer-community-

Local Radio

Lincoln KFOR AM:
http://www.kfor1240.com/Protesters-Play-Dead-Outside-White-House/19966343

Movement News

Truthout, 9/26/14,”Five Arrested at White House in Anti-War Protest

Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions, September 12, 2014, “Campaign Nonviolence Action Following Kathy Kelly’s Visit”
http://www.c-p-r.net/2014/09/1313/

Institute for Public Accuracy, “Isis and UN; Peace Arrests at White House”
http://www.accuracy.org/release/isis-and-un-peace-arrests-at-white-house/

Rise Up Times (Minneapolis/St Paul), September 16, 2014, “Campaign Nonviolence: Take Action September 21 – 27”
http://riseuptimes.org/2014/09/16/campaign-nonviolence-take-action-september-21-27/

Gandhi’s Be Magazine, September 11, 2014, “Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club 9/18; Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Ken Butigan, John Dear, Rev. Lennox Yearwood and Marie Dennis”
http://www.bemagazine.org/?p=10005

Salk City, WI (no date), ”Campaign NonViolence Action – Healing into Peace with Sound and Silence”
http://oneheartinc.org/event-1745748

Truthout, Glen Gersmehl, September 23, 2014, “Violent Conflict: We Can Do Better”
http://truth-out.org/speakout/item/26364-violent-conflict-we-can-do-better

Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America, “BPFNA Joins Campaign Nonviolence” (no date)
http://www.bpfna.org/campaign-nonviolence

Press Releases:

White House action:
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO1409/S00141/activists-call-on-obama-to-make-drastic-policy-changes.htm

American Samoa:
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU1409/S00371/campaign-nonviolence-symposium-at-ascc-on-tuesday.htm

Madison, Wisconsin: http://www.wispolitics.com/index.Iml?Article=332771

Round Up of Campaign Nonviolence Press Coverage from Caplan Communications,

Caplan Communications Website: A Longterm Movement for a Culture of Peace

Protesters Play Dead Outside White House
KFOR 1240am‬ | 09/23/14 16:26‬‬‬‬

…organizer told ABC News that the man holding the sign is Father John Dear of the group Campaign Nonviolence. More than a dozen Secret Service…

Protesters Play Dead Outside White House
Cenla Broadcasting‬ | 09/23/14 16:10‬‬‬‬

…organizer told ABC News that the man holding the sign is Father John Dear of the group Campaign Nonviolence. More than a dozen Secret Service…

Protesters Play Dead Outside White House
WEIS Radio‬ | 09/23/14 16:09‬‬‬‬

…organizer told ABC News that the man holding the sign is Father John Dear of the group Campaign Nonviolence. More than a dozen Secret Service…

Protesters Play Dead Outside White House
Center Broadcasting Live‬ | 09/23/14 16:05
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…organizer told ABC News that the man holding the sign is Father John Dear of the group Campaign Nonviolence. More than a dozen Secret Service…

Protesters Play Dead Outside White House
1290 AM The Source‬ | 09/23/14 14:50‬‬‬‬

…organizer told ABC News that the man holding the sign is Father John Dear of the group Campaign Nonviolence. More than a dozen Secret Service…

Protesters Play Dead Outside White House
ABC News Radio‬ | 09/23/14 14:03‬‬‬‬

…organizer told ABC News that the man holding the sign is Father John Dear of the group Campaign Nonviolence. More than a dozen Secret Service…

Why Protesters Played Dead Outside the White House
Politics Blogs & News Posts – ABC News‬ | 09/23/14 13:23‬‬‬‬

…organizer told ABC News that the man holding the sign is Father John Dear of the group Campaign Nonviolence. More than a dozen Secret Service…

At home, in football, in Iraq, we dwell in a culture of violence — but we’re not paying attention
Bangor Daily News‬ | 09/23/14 13:07‬‬‬‬

poverty, the climate crisis and violence in all its forms. Campaign Nonviolence is a movement to make nonviolence mainstream at all levels among…

ISIS: Is U.S. Goal to Build Up Islamists, Divide and Rule and “Chaos”?
Institute for Public Accuracy‬ | 09/23/14 10:11‬‬‬‬

…organizer with the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance and with Campaign Nonviolence which have organized a protest in front of the White…

Campaign Nonviolence: Reports seven actions being organized in Wisconsin, over 220 actions across the country
WisPolitics.com‬‬‬‬ | 09/22/14 14:45

Campaign Nonviolence: Reports seven actions being organized in Wisconsin, over 220 actions across the country Contacts: Joy First, 608 239-4327…

9 shot, 2 dead after violent weekend in Memphis
WREG.com‬‬‬‬ | 09/21/14 22:27

…Memphis is among the highest in the nation, Paul Crum, with the Campaign Nonviolence Memphis, said. Crum organized a week-long of events to fight…

Festival aims to increase the peace
The Buffalo News‬ | 09/21/14 19:19‬‬‬‬

…division. The festival was one more than 200 events nationwide tied into Campaign Nonviolence, which aims to abolish war and end poverty. Organizers…

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014: Bear referendum, peace and speed limits
Bangor Daily News‬ | 09/21/14 12:02‬‬‬‬

…Fellowship, among many others. For information, visit the website for Campaign Nonviolence. You also can call the Peace and Justice Center of Eastern…

Violent Conflict: We Can Do Better
Las Vegas Informer‬ | 09/20/14 23:0

development, and nonviolence. Americans are ready for change. Campaign Nonviolence recently called for nonviolent local action in the week following…

The Fresno Bee Ron Orozco column
Insurance News Net‬ | 09/19/14 00:11‬‬‬‬

…Day of Peace, which is Sunday, Sept. 21. A campaign nonviolence event featuring talks on nonviolence, abolishing war and climate change is scheduled…

Campaign Non-Violence and Gandhi-King Youth Conference
Tennessee TN – AmericanTowns.com‬ | 09/18/14 19:00‬‬‬‬

…Youth Conference From: Mid-South Peace and Justice Center Campaign Nonviolence is a long-term international movement that promotes active nonviolence

Ex. Rep. Dennis Kucinich kicks off nonviolence campaign; decries ISIS vote
Cleveland.com‬‬‬‬ | 09/18/14 12:32

…National Press Club this morning to help launch new group called “Campaign Nonviolence,” which describes itself as “a newly formed movement to…

NPC Newsmaker Program: A Strategic Plan for Employee Benefits
PR Newswire‬ | 09/17/14 11:0
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…contains wide tables. View fullscreen. More by this Source Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club Newsmaker Featuring Former Rep

Local event part of broader nonviolence campaign
WiscNews‬ | 09/17/14 07:0
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…promote peace and nonviolence during the Pace E Bene organization s National Campaign Nonviolence Week Sept. 21-27. Locally, organizers will…

Campaign Nonviolence – Take a Spot on Harbor Blvd – Peace Vigil
PE.com‬‬‬‬ | 09/16/14 15:17

Campaign Nonviolence – Take a Spot on Harbor Blvd – Peace Vigil Take a Spot on Harbor Blvd Peace Vigil Stand in witness with your group/family…

Campaign Nonviolence – Peace Witness
PE.com‬‬‬‬ | 09/16/14 15:17

Campaign Nonviolence – Peace Witness Peace Witness Peace Witness

Campaign Nonviolence – Peace Wave Around the World
PE.com‬‬‬‬ | 09/16/14 14:15

Campaign Nonviolence – Peace Wave Around the World Join us at Riverside City Hall Breezeway Join us at Riverside City Hall Breezeway

Take the High Road to Peace–War Never Brings Peace/It Sows Seeds for Future Wars..
Democratic Underground‬ | 09/14/14 20:55‬‬‬‬

…marks the beginning of a week of actions across the nation called Campaign Nonviolence. Thousands of people will take to the streets in over…

Take the High Road to Peace
The Huffington Post – Blog‬ | 09/13/14 08:29‬‬‬‬

…the High Road to Peace By Rev. Take the High Road to Peace By Rev. John Dear Millions of Americans oppose war as a solution to our problems

Join a community of active nonviolence
Quad-City Times‬ | 09/12/14 02:00‬‬‬‬

…build a culture of peace by taking the pledge of nonviolence with Campaign Nonviolence at www.campaignNonviolence.org, which calls for an end…

U.S. Government Unexpectedly Dismisses All Charges Against Beale Anti-Drone Protesters
Knco‬ | 09/09/14 06:07‬‬‬‬

…action at Beale, as one of over 160 actions coordinated with Campaign Nonviolence to highlight the links between war, poverty, and climate change

Op-Ed: Sharon Delgado: Beale Civil Disobedience Case Dismissed
YubaNet.com‬‬‬‬ | 09/08/14 13:51

…action is again planned at Beale, this time in coordination with Campaign Nonviolence, a national campaign that highlights the links between war

Project Peace plans fall events
Advertiser-Tribune.com‬‬‬‬ | 09/06/14 03:17

…dangers.” The drones are being included in conjunction with the efforts of Campaign Nonviolence to focus on drone warfare Sept. 21-27. The week…

Letter: Groups will celebrate Day of Peace on Sept. 27
Reno Gazette-Journal (AP)‬ | 09/04/14 17:08‬‬‬‬

…celebrating a week of nonviolent action as established by Pace e Bene Campaign Nonviolence. We are extremely proud to say that Gov. Sandoval

Beale Charges Dropped
Tikkun Daily Blog‬ | 09/04/14 01:19‬‬‬‬

…action is again planned at Beale, this time in coordination with Campaign Nonviolence, a national campaign that highlights the links between war

Want to Do More Than March for the Climate? Here’s How.
Congoo News‬ | 09/03/14 06:09‬‬‬‬

…Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance 3 September 2014 As part of Campaign Nonviolence (which has over 150 actions scheduled By National Campaign…

Want to Do More Than March for the Climate? Here’s How.
Before It’s News‬ | 09/02/14 14:21‬‬‬‬

…is from National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance: Dear Friends, As part of Campaign Nonviolence (which has (Before It’s News) This is from…

Want to Do More Than March for the Climate? Here’s How.
Firedoglake‬ | 09/02/14 11:19‬‬‬‬

…Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance: Dear Friends, As part of Campaign Nonviolence (which has over 150 actions This is from National Campaign ..

Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club Newsmaker Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Rev. Lennox Yearwood and More
Yahoo! News‬ | 09/11/14 17:10‬‬‬‬

Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club Newsmaker Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Rev. Lennox Yearwood and More WASHINGTON

Letters to the Editor: Springfield Campaign Nonviolence invites participation
MassLive.com‬‬‬‬ | 09/11/14 11:24

Letters to the Editor: Springfield Campaign Nonviolence invites participation Stop the violence, read bold letters edging the Calhoun Park basketball…

Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club 9/18; Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Ken Butigan, John Dear, Rev. Lennox Yearwood and Marie Dennis
KCBD NewsChannel 11‬ | 09/11/14 03:45‬‬‬‬

Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club 9/18; Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Ken Butigan, John Dear, Rev. Lennox Yearwood…

Campaign Nonviolence: A Call to Transformation
Tikkun Daily Blog‬ | 09/11/14 00:51‬‬‬‬

Campaign Nonviolence: A Call to Transformation Why do I engage in nonviolent direct action? Why do I engage in nonviolent direct action? Why…

Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club 9/18; Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Ken Butigan, John Dear, Rev. Lennox Yearwood and Marie Dennis
Live5News.com‬‬‬‬ | 09/10/14 22:39

Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club 9/18; Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Ken Butigan, John Dear, Rev. Lennox Yearwood…

Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club 9/18; Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Ken Butigan, John Dear, Rev. Lennox Yearwood and Marie Dennis
KXNet‬ | 09/10/14 16:51‬‬‬‬

Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club 9/18; Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Ken Butigan, John Dear, Rev. Lennox Yearwood…

Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club 9/18; Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Ken Butigan, John Dear, Rev. Lennox Yearwood and Marie Dennis
Kiii-tv.com‬‬‬‬ | 09/10/14 16:41

Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club 9/18; Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Ken Butigan, John Dear, Rev. Lennox Yearwood…

Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club 9/18; Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Ken Butigan, John Dear, Rev. Lennox Yearwood and Marie Dennis
KLTV 7 News‬ | 09/10/14 16:30‬‬‬‬

Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club 9/18; Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Ken Butigan, John Dear, Rev. Lennox Yearwood…

Paths To Just Peace
IndyBay‬ | 09/10/14 16:16‬‬‬‬

Justice-San Francisco, Voices for Creative Nonviolence, and Campaign Nonviolence. Donations will benefit the educational projects of the sponsors

Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club 9/18; Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Ken Butigan, John Dear, Rev. Lennox Yearwood and Marie Dennis
KSWT News 13‬ | 09/10/14 15:41‬‬‬‬

Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club 9/18; Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Ken Butigan, John Dear, Rev. Lennox Yearwood…

Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club 9/18; Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Ken Butigan, John Dear, Rev. Lennox Yearwood and Marie Dennis
KUSI News‬ | 09/10/14 15:29‬‬‬‬

Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club 9/18; Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Ken Butigan, John Dear, Rev. Lennox Yearwood…

Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club 9/18; Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Ken Butigan, John Dear, Rev. Lennox Yearwood and Marie Dennis
KTEN.com‬‬‬‬ | 09/10/14 14:33

Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club 9/18; Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Ken Butigan, John Dear, Rev. Lennox Yearwood…

There were many other links to stories announcing the Campaign Nonviolence press conference in Washington, DC on September 18, 2014.

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