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.
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 Elimi
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.
Remember the last time you found yourself in a conflict situation, heard an oppressive statement or witnessed the diminishment of another human being?
You are invited this Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 12:30 p.m. to an emergency memorial service and day of action in Washington for the mainly unarmed 1,000 Black victims of state-sanctioned murders since 2007.
Namaya is a poet, artist, raconteur, who combines his various passions in art, performance, music and writing to create art that engages communities to consider the impact of war and militarism.
On Aug. 9, when a black teenager named Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white police officer, the small city of Ferguson lost its anonymity.