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Blog FOR Peace


We are thrilled to have kicked off 2015 with three huge successes in our work to organize, train, and grow a diverse nonviolent movement!

Successful Fundraiser for Ferguson!

Last week, FOR-USA hosted an incredible benefit to raise funds for the Ferguson jail support ...

Kathy Kelly

January 22, 2015 -  The Bureau of Prisons contacted me today, assigning me a prison number and a new address:  for the next 90 days, beginning tomorrow, I’ll live at FMC Lexington, in the satellite prison camp for women, adjacent to Lexington’s federal medical center for men.  Very early tomorrow morning, Buddy Bell, Cassandra Dixon, and Paco and Silver, two house guests whom we first met in protests on South Korea’s Jeju Island, will travel with me to Kentucky and deliver me to...

Jeff Hood

There is an old story about Jesus.  During one of his marathon sessions, the entire house he was teaching in filled up and everyone wanted to share a moment with Jesus.  Hearing that he had the power to heal people, a group across town picked up their disabled neighbor and carried him on a mat to the house where Jesus was.  After being unable to find an entrance or a way to get into the place of...

Gretchen Honnold

This weekend, nationwide rallies are planned to #ReclaimMLK — to shift the conversation from simply “community service” to “community justice,” and to highlight the leadership of youth of color in Ferguson and around the country for racial justice.


Ethan Vesely-Flad

I’m thrilled to announce that FOR, in partnership with South City Solidarity and Lane4 Events, has organized a St. Louis event to benefit jail support in Ferguson, featuring Saul Williams, Suheir Hammad, and local legend Nappy DJ Needles.