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Our 2016 Peace Awards

I am delighted to announce the 2016 Fellowship of Reconciliation Peace Awards winners!

I want to personally thank everyone who took the time to nominate so many worthy candidates this year.

Join us for our centennial conference in July!

I'd like to invite you to join your fellow activists of all ages at the Fellowship of Reconciliation's 58th Annual Seabeck Conference — and centennial celebration!

Orlando the complexity of human existence and grief

As the debate and the raw emotion of last week subsides and the discussion moves into a second week, I find myself still reeling. I am not among those grieving the personal loss. My family and friends in Orlando are safe and the depth of my gratitude reflects this haunting and pronounced awareness that it might not have been so.  That life must not be taken for granted.

Why go to Russia?

Since 1983, Sharon Tennison has worked to develop ordinary citizens’ capacities to avert international crises, focusing on relations between the U.S. and Russia. Now, amid a rising crisis in relations between the U.S.

Orlando: United Against Hate Crimes

I mourn with you for the victims of the worst mass shooting in the history of the United States, and I send love and sympathy from FOR to the families and friends of those killed and still gravely wounded in Orlando, Florida, on Sunday.

Our Deepest Prayers and Condolences to the victims and families of those slain in Orlando

AsSalaamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatu (May the peace and blessings of Allah be with all of you) My Dear Brothers and Sisters,

De-Incarceration, a Different Drum so Needed


Razia, Maya, Sabia, Kathy, Libby and Buddy participate in a walk from Chicago to Thomson prison. (VCNV photos.)