A team led by FOR’s Executive Director Rev.
Hadisa, a bright 18 year old Afghan girl, ranks as the top student in her 12th grade class. “The question is,” she wondered, “are human beings capable of abolishing war?”
“On the one side, powerful military bureaucracies, influential and richly financed weapons industries, their lobbies, their captive legislators, those for whom paranoia or past wars are a way of life,” he wrote.
The Houser family and the Fellowship of Reconciliation warmly welcome you to attend a celebration of the life of beloved husband, father, friend to all, and legendary peace activist, George Houser. There will be two celebrations - one on the west coast in Santa Rosa, CA, an
The Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR USA), founded in 1915, is the oldest interfaith peace and justice organization in North America. With chapters and national staff located throughout the United States and headquarters in Nyack, N.Y., FOR-USA is part of an international FOR network with branches in more than 40 countries.
Since FOR’s founding in 1915 during World War I, members have believed that it is not enough to merely avoid war, but that it’s essential to remove the causes of war and create a new social order rooted in dignity and freedom for all.
Economic justice has always been a prominent concern of FOR’s members.
10 year old Sakina, an Afghan street kid, had this to say, “I don’t like to be in a world of war. I like to be in a world of peace.”
On 27th August 2015, Sakina and Inam, with fellow Afghan street kids and the Afghan Peace Volunteers, held a mock funeral for weapons and celebrated the establishment of a green space in Kabul.