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Hammering for peace

Hammering for Peace

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

by Kathy Kelly with Voices for Creative Nonviolence //  Shared with permission from PeaceVoice. Last winter, at our Voices for Creative Nonviolence home/office in Chicago, we welcomed two friends who were in town for a Mennonite church gathering focused on … read more

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Spotted blog post 5-26-16

Spotted! Happenings in the Culture of Active Nonviolence

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

Here are just a few of the actions, events, and notable happening in the culture of active nonviolence recently. Boston Public Schools Walkout for Funding: More than 1,000 Boston Public Schools (BPS) students walked out of classes Tuesday, May 17th … read more

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Rethinking Criminal Justice

Rethinking Criminal Justice

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

By Robert C. Koehler // Originally posted on PeaceVoice “For over forty years our criminal justice system has over-relied on punishment, policing, incarceration and detention. This has ushered in an age of mass incarceration. This era is marked by sentencing … read more

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Black lives matter by george payne 5-24-16

With or Without White People, “Black Lives Matter”

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

By George  Payne with Gandhi Earth Keepers International Here are the brute facts: The African American male lives 5 years less than the average white American male. 1 in every 15 African American men and 1 in every 36 Hispanic men … read more

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Walking the Peace Path in Conflict Moments – The Children’s Way

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

The following article was sent to us by Angela Parker, a Campaign Nonviolence Action Organizer and member of the Social Justice Center of Marin. At Vallecito Elementary School in Marin County, students have a solution for dealing with conflicts on … read more

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Peace Officer review

Peace Officer Review

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

By George Payne with Gandhi Earth Keepers International   Currently a profound and alarming film, Peace Officer, is airing on PBS’s Independent Lens. With a somber and dramatic style, the film chronicles the story of William “Dub” Lawrence, a former … read more

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Updates from Vatican Conference 5-20-16

Vatican Nonviolence Conference Updates

by Ryan Hall // Pace e Bene

For those interested in learning more about what’s happening after the Vatican Nonviolence and Just Peace Conference that recently took place in Rome — and that Pace e Bene co-sponsored — you can visit the conference’s website. You’ll find the new Nonviolence and … read more

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Sr. Martha Ann Kirk 5-20-16

Glory brighter than the burning napalm

by Ryan Hall // Pace e Bene

By Sr. Martha Ann Kirk.   This column first appeared on Global Sisters Report, a project of National Catholic Reporter. “You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake!” I emphatically say as I dramatize Jeannette … read more

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Funeral Mass for Daniel Berrigan

Funeral Mass for Daniel Berrigan

by Ryan Hall // Pace e Bene

On Friday May 6, 2016 the funeral mass for Daniel Berrigan, SJ, was held at the Church of St. Francis Xavier in New York City.  The Jesuit publication, America Media, recorded the celebration of Fr. Berrigan’s life. Pace e Bene … read more

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