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Meredith Nicolich

The Nyack Area Peace Prize honors an organization or individual involved in significant peace and justice work in the community of FOR’s national headquarters. This year, the prize will be awarded to Kim Cross and the Nyack Center; and to philanthropist Herb Kurz, a life-long progressive supporter of civil liberty activism and the founder of...

Gretchen Honnold

Tension is building here in Ferguson.

An announcement about whether the Ferguson police officer — who shot and killed Mike Brown on August 9 — will be charged with a crime is uncertain, while the community here continues to come under indictment.

In a...


FOR is among the 100 international, national, regional and local civil society organizations in 11 countries that endorsed the following statement coordinated by Western States Legal Foundation, Oakland, California, USA, a member of the Abolition 2000 Global Network to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons.


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Kristin Stoneking

I’d like to call on all of FOR’s members, supporters and friends to lift up Thich Nhat Hanh (Thay) in prayer and meditation. Thay, our dear friend and founder of the Plum Village monastery and Order of Inner Being, has suffered a severe brain hemorrhage and is being attended to by specialist doctors, nurses and his Plum Village disciples.


Jeff Hood
North Texas FOR

On October 30, I woke up and walked into the bedroom of our three young children. Our oldest children are twin boys. Their little bodies were contorted around stuffed animals and producing loud snores. I watched them sleep for a little while. The room was still dark. I walked further in. Our youngest was curled up in a ball. I watched him sleep for a moment...