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War on the Central Coast

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.19.18

From Ruth Ann Angus, CNV Week of Action Organizer and Nonviolent Cities Coordinator for Morro Bay, CA.  Ruth Ann writes a reflection after John Dear visited on his book tour and what it is like to live in such a … read more

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Money Spent on Missile Strike Could Have Been Invested in Peace

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.18.18

by George Cassidy Payne   Defense Secretary James Mattis confirmed that the U.S. used more than twice as many missiles as it did in a 2017 strike on Syria’s Sharyat Airbase on April 7, 2017. That attack used 59 Tomahawk … read more

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A Brief Review of The Souls of Poor Folk: Connecting to the Movement of Movements

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.17.18

As Campaign Nonviolence invites everybody to join in connecting the dots of violence and injustice, Poor People’s Campaign continues to analyze and challenge the intersectional issues facing our country. The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) has published The Souls of Poor … read more

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From Despair to Healing to Activism

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.09.18

Pace e Bene’s Ken Butigan will join Taigen Dan Leighton, Jack Lawlor, and Melissa Bryce for a talk on “Buddhist Contemplation in Hard Times” at DePaul University in Chicago. Dr. Charles Strain will be hosting the speakers for a discussion … read more

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Kings Bay Plowshares

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.06.18

Seven Catholic plowshares activists were detained early Thursday morning at the Kings Bay Naval Base St. Mary’s Georgia. They entered on Wednesday night April 4.  Calling themselves Kings Bay Plowshares, they went to make real the prophet Isaiah’s command: “beat swords into plowshares.” The … read more

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Shifting Systems with Nonviolent Strategy

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.03.18

By Rivera Sun // Reprinted with permission from PeaceVoice The secret to successful nonviolent struggle lies in understanding strategy and systems. All systems require participation and resources to survive. Deny those things, and the system will wither away . . . … read more

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We Are Not Enemies—Together We Can Work It Out

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.02.18

Below, Veronica Pelicaric reports on her visit to Madrid, March 22-29, 2018.   Invited by the 2018 Martin Luther King Congress, I went to Madrid to teach a three day workshop from Monday, March 26th to Wednesday the 28th. As … read more

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Hip Hop Caucus Joins the March

Posted by Erin Bechtol
03.30.18

On Saturday March 24, Hip Hop Caucus—led by Pace e Bene board member Rev. Lennox Yearwood—joined the March for Our Lives to help focus the calls for change on getting youth out to vote in November. With their Respect My Vote! team, … read more

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After March, #NeverAgain Movement Needs to Avoid Four Major Pitfalls

Posted by Erin Bechtol
03.26.18

By George Cassidy Payne with Gandhi Earth Keepers International   The March for Our Lives was almost entirely organized by the leaders of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The event on Saturday, March 24, 2018, drew hundreds of thousands of … read more

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Seeking Campaign Nonviolence Outreach Assistant

Posted by Ryan Hall
03.23.18

Seeking Campaign Nonviolence Outreach Assistant Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service is a non-profit organization working to foster a just and peaceful world through nonviolence education, community-building, and action.  We are seeking to contract with an experienced self-starter qualified to carry … read more

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Money Spent on Missile Strike Could Have Been Invested in Peace

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

by George Cassidy Payne   Defense Secretary James Mattis confirmed that the U.S. used more than twice as many missiles as it did in a 2017 strike on Syria’s Sharyat Airbase on April 7, 2017. That attack used 59 Tomahawk … read more

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A Brief Review of The Souls of Poor Folk: Connecting to the Movement of Movements

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

As Campaign Nonviolence invites everybody to join in connecting the dots of violence and injustice, Poor People’s Campaign continues to analyze and challenge the intersectional issues facing our country. The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) has published The Souls of Poor … read more

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Seeking Social Media Consultant

by Ryan Hall // Home Page News

Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service (paceebene.org) is a non-profit organization working to foster a just and peaceful world through nonviolence education, community-building, and action. We seek a part-time Social Media Consultant to promote and expand our work on various online … read more

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