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#RespectMyVote Rally With Pace e Bene Board Member

Posted by Erin Bechtol
07.20.17

Pace e Bene board member Rev. Lennox Yearwood took part in a nonviolent action in Washington, DC on Wednesday along with numerous others to protest against the first meeting of Trump’s election commission. Below is their recent press release.   Coalition Protests … read more

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Listen to the Interview with Friar Louie Vitale

Posted by Erin Bechtol

A few weeks ago, Pace e Bene co-founder Friar Louie Vitale was interviewed by Russ Jennings for his blog “Love in a Dangerous Time“.  Below is the audio and Russ’ brief description. On Easter Sunday of this year (2017) I … read more

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A Call to Mobilize the Nation Through 2018

Posted by Ryan Hall
05.24.17

By Rev. John Dear.

While the media and the nation sit transfixed over the Trump scandals and attacks on democracy, those of us who work for justice and peace know that we have to keep working, resisting, and mobilizing people across the country if we are going to have the social, economic and political transformation we need for our survival. read more

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Nonviolent Lives Book Review

Posted by Erin Bechtol
05.18.17

  Review by John Smith This book is an inspiring catalogue of contemporary compassion, courage and conciliation. It is largely USA centered, but it includes a few individuals with an international reputation, such as Wangari Maathai.  Among the 35 names celebrated … read more

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No Just War

Posted by Erin Bechtol
05.09.17

By Sandi Dollinger // Posted with permission from PeaceVoice   Moral Injury and Nonviolent Resistance is not an easy train read. It is, however, a “Must Read” and very compelling. In a culture where war is taken for granted, whether … read more

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Watch the Author Q & A with David Hartsough

Posted by Erin Bechtol
05.05.17

David Hartsough joined Pace e Bene on April 27th for a Q & A and discussion about his book Waging Peace, our selection for the April book of the month. Watch the video below for the answers to your questions about David … read more

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Journey to Justice: Profile on Pace e Bene Activist Ken Butigan

Posted by Erin Bechtol
05.03.17

Pace e Bene strategist and consultant Ken Butigan has been featured in DePaul University’s 14East online magazine. This profile follows Ken from a young man in Seattle who thought the protests against the Vietnam war were “ruining our country” to … read more

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Mobilizing for a Culture of Nonviolence Between Now and Fall 2018

Posted by Ryan Hall
05.01.17

#Time4Nonviolence: Mobilizing for a Culture of Nonviolence Between Now and Fall 2018   A NATIONAL CALL FROM CAMPAIGN NONVIOLENCE   The Call for a Culture of Nonviolence In the face of the Trump Administration’s priorities – demonizing immigrants, dismantling social programs, destroying … read more

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Angry, Desperate, Rejected: April Markers

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.27.17

By Kathy Kelly // Posted with permission from Peacevoice Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King gave his boldest and perhaps most defining speech. It alienated liberal allies in the North and the Northern press, plus many in King’s own … read more

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READ THE NOTES FROM THE APRIL CNV CONFERENCE CALL!

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.26.17

On April 25th we held our monthly National Campaign Nonviolence Conference Call.  We heard from George Martin and discussed the events coming up during the Week of Actions Sept. 16-24, 2017.  If you missed the call, you can read the notes … read more

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#RespectMyVote Rally With Pace e Bene Board Member

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

Pace e Bene board member Rev. Lennox Yearwood took part in a nonviolent action in Washington, DC on Wednesday along with numerous others to protest against the first meeting of Trump’s election commission. Below is their recent press release.   Coalition Protests … read more

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Veterans Call on US to Sign Nuclear Ban Treaty

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

by Brian Trautman, Gerry Condon, and Samantha Ferguson On July 7th, 2017, the United Nations (UN), in a historic decision, approved a legally binding instrument to ban nuclear weapons, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Months of negotiations … read more

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The Three Steps of Nonviolence

by Erin Bechtol // Featured Story

by Rev. John Dear For me, the great question as a Christian is: “How do we follow the nonviolent Jesus more faithfully in this culture of violence and war?” I think about this question morning, noon and night. And I always come back … read more

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