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Arkansas Peace Week

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

Arkansas Peace Week is a program of events planned in observance of the United Nation’s International Day of Peace on September 21. Arkansas Peace Week celebrates Peacemaking as a means to instill justice, build stronger communities, alleviate poverty, promote ecological … read more

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Read the Notes from the Post-Week of Actions CNV Conference Call!

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

On October 17th we held our National Campaign Nonviolence Conference Call.  We debriefed and discussed the events that took place during the Week of Actions Sept. 16-24, 2017.  If you missed the call, you can read the notes or listen … read more

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Preventing Communal Violence in Salem, OR

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

In response to recent uptake in verbal harassment, the use of slurs and derogatory language, and disturbing incidents involving swastikas, Nazi salutes and Confederate flags. violence in various parts of the United States, including the state of Oregon and even … read more

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Campaign Nonviolence Organizer Shot with BB Gun During Action

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

Recently we were contacted by our friend, Monica Juma, who is an action organizer in Memphis, TN.  During a peace vigil they were holding for the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions, she was shot in the arm with a bb-gun, … read more

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27 Peace Actions in Coral Springs, FL

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

Piero Falci of One Planet United commemorated the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions by organizing 27 events for the International Day of Peace in Coral Springs, FL. Their actions included: 1. Special Declaration for the International Day of Peace- Formality and … read more

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Dorothy Day: Communion of Faith and Action in the Pursuit of Peace

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

A CNV Week of Actions report by Rosemarie Pace In honor of UN International Peace Day, Pax Christi Metro New York hosted Martha Hennessy, one of Dorothy Day’s grandchildren and a peace activist in her own right, and Robert Ellsberg, … read more

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How the Sermon on the Mount Can be the Church’s “Manual” for Peacemaking

by Erin Bechtol // Pace e Bene

On October 6 and 7, the University of San Diego’s Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture hosted a conference entitled, “The Catholic Church Moves Towards Nonviolence? Just Peace/Just War in Dialogue.”  This event was a follow-up to … read more

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Nonviolent Options and Just Peace

by Erin Bechtol // Pace e Bene

On October 6 and 7, the University of San Diego’s Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture hosted a conference entitled, “The Catholic Church Moves Towards Nonviolence? Just Peace/Just War in Dialogue.”  This event was a follow-up to … read more

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Nonviolence and Just Peace

by Erin Bechtol // Pace e Bene

On October 6 and 7, the University of San Diego’s Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture hosted a conference entitled, “The Catholic Church Moves Towards Nonviolence? Just Peace/Just War in Dialogue.”  This event was a follow-up to … read more

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