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The Roots of Resistance – A New Book By Rivera Sun

Posted by Ryan Hall
11.14.17

Author, friend and Pace e Bene nonviolence trainer Rivera Sun has a new book coming out called Roots of Resistance the sequel to her powerful novel The Dandelion Insurrection!   Before she publishes it though, she needs your help to back the project.  … read more

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Read the Notes from the Latest Nonviolent Cities Project Conference Call!

Posted by Erin Bechtol
11.11.17

On November 7th we held a conference call for the Nonviolent Cities Project. We discussed the progress cities around the country are making and the steps budding organizers can take to build momentum. If you missed the call, you can … read more

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CNV Updates from Salt Lake City, UT

Posted by Erin Bechtol
11.08.17

THE TRICK OR TREAT REPORT by Catherine Kreuter  // A Campaign Nonviolence Action Organizer   As October ended and November began, members of the Utah Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons had some trick or treat issues to reflect on. The … read more

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Global Peacebuilding with International Cities of Peace

Posted by Erin Bechtol
10.26.17

During the 2017 Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions, International Cities of Peace organized a series of events featuring peace poles, multicultural meals, peace murals, youth events, and more. International Cities of Peace™ is a nonprofit, tax-exempt association dedicated to connecting, … read more

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Wrongful Rhetoric and Trump’s Strategy on Iran

Posted by Erin Bechtol

by Kathy Kelly, October 14, 2017 Mordechai Vanunu was imprisoned in Israel for eighteen years because he blew the whistle on Israel’s secret nuclear weapons program. He felt he had “an obligation to tell the people of Israel what was going on behind their … read more

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Peace Games in Nairobi, Kenya

Posted by Erin Bechtol
10.23.17

Peace Day Celebrations were hosted at Mathare Youth Polytechnic in September 2017.  In attendance were eight schools with their respective teachers with the theme: Together for peace, respect, safety, and dignity for all. Participants were engaged in prayers for peace … read more

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Arkansas Peace Week

Posted by Erin Bechtol

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!

Posted by Erin Bechtol
10.19.17

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

Posted by Erin Bechtol
10.12.17

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

Posted by Ryan Hall

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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Read the Notes from the Latest Nonviolent Cities Project Conference Call!

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

On November 7th we held a conference call for the Nonviolent Cities Project. We discussed the progress cities around the country are making and the steps budding organizers can take to build momentum. If you missed the call, you can … read more

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CNV Updates from Salt Lake City, UT

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

THE TRICK OR TREAT REPORT by Catherine Kreuter  // A Campaign Nonviolence Action Organizer   As October ended and November began, members of the Utah Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons had some trick or treat issues to reflect on. The … read more

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The Catholic Church Moves Towards Nonviolence? Conference Recap

by Erin Bechtol // Home Page News

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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