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Communicating for Peace and Nonviolence

Posted by Erin Bechtol
02.20.18

by Aggie Perilli // Reposted with permission from www.aggieperilli.com Since December 14, 2012, when 20 children and six adults were shot and killed at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, the vast majority of Americans have been calling for gun control. Still … read more

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Campaign Nonviolence: Join the Poor People’s Campaign!

Posted by Erin Bechtol
02.15.18

by Ken Butigan   Fifty years ago, Dr. King was working on his last initiative: “The Poor People’s Campaign.” He was assassinated in April before it was launched in June.  Now, half a century later, a new Poor People’s Campaign … read more

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Standing with Immigrants in Bangor, ME

Posted by Erin Bechtol
02.14.18

Remarks shared by Mary Ellen Quinn, a Campaign Nonviolence Action organizer, at an Immigration Rights Rally in Bangor, ME on February 3, 2018   My name is Mary Ellen Quinn, I serve as Co-Coordinator of Pax Christi Maine, the Catholic Peace … read more

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Promoting Peace in Cedar Rapids

Posted by Erin Bechtol
02.13.18

Pace e Bene’s Kit Evans-Ford was in Cedar Rapids, IA on February 1, 2018, for a nonviolent training workshop. Kit was hosted by Sisters of Mercy, Third Avenue Churches & Friends, and area colleges to show participants how to live the … read more

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Owensboro, KY Nonviolence Training in the News!

Posted by Ryan Hall
01.26.18

On January 20, 2018 Pace e Bene trainer Josie Setzler led a nonviolence training in Owensboro, KY.  This event helped kick off the work organizers like Mary Danhauer are doing there with the Nonviolent Cities Project, turning Owensboro into Nonviolent Owensboro!  … read more

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SARAH ALISABETH FOX VISITS UTAH IN JANUARY 2018

Posted by Erin Bechtol

By Catherine Kreuter // A CNV Action Organizer in Utah Sarah Fox, modern day author and historian, came to Utah this week! Speaking at nine different venues in five days, she was generous with her time, quickly engaging her audiences … read more

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“See you in DC!”

Posted by Erin Bechtol
01.25.18

Our friends Father John Dear and Jarrod McKenna spent time together in New Mexico this week organizing for peace and nonviolence. In the video below, Father John discusses some of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s last words about the choice we must now make between nonviolence and non-existence. Together we hope … read more

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A Home for Children in Haiti

Posted by Erin Bechtol

A Place for Kids to Be Kids: An Overview of the Santa Chiara Children’s in Haïti by Gerard Thomas Straub   My friend Fr. John Dear taught me about the importance of nonviolence. We spent many days together in his desert … read more

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Nonviolence Education is Needed on MLK Day

Posted by Erin Bechtol
01.18.18

By George Cassidy Payne On October 19, 1983, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Bill was sponsored by Senator Ted Kennedy (D.-Mass.) and passed the U.S. Senate by a vote of 78-22. On November 3, 1983, President Reagan signed the bill establishing the … read more

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I Have Seen the Future—And It Is East Africa

Posted by Erin Bechtol
01.16.18

Reflections on Leadership and the Christian Nonviolent Response to Conflict Ken Butigan’s Presentation at the Great Lakes Initiative Leadership Institute Kampala, Uganda, January 7-12, 2018   The Great Lakes Initiative Leadership Institute is an annual, week-long conference held in Kampala, Uganda … read more

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Campaign Nonviolence: Join the Poor People’s Campaign!

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

by Ken Butigan   Fifty years ago, Dr. King was working on his last initiative: “The Poor People’s Campaign.” He was assassinated in April before it was launched in June.  Now, half a century later, a new Poor People’s Campaign … read more

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Standing with Immigrants in Bangor, ME

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

Remarks shared by Mary Ellen Quinn, a Campaign Nonviolence Action organizer, at an Immigration Rights Rally in Bangor, ME on February 3, 2018   My name is Mary Ellen Quinn, I serve as Co-Coordinator of Pax Christi Maine, the Catholic Peace … read more

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John Dear on “Among the People” Podcast

by Erin Bechtol // Home Page News

Father John Dear joined the hosts of “Among the People,” the Maryknoll Society podcast, to discuss his commitment to promoting world peace, social justice, nonviolence, and awareness of the extreme dangers of climate change. His message empowers listeners to deeply consider … read more

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