Last night, about two hours after the announcement of the Missouri grand jury’s determination that Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted, I received a text from our staff on the ground in Ferguson.
St. Louis, MO – Don’t Shoot, a coalition of approximately 50 local organizations formed in the wake of the police shooting of Michael Brown, renewed its call for police accountability and oversight following the Grand Jury’s decision not to hold Officer Wilson criminally responsible for killing Brown.
The moment we’ve been preparing for is upon us. A Missouri grand jury, empaneled to determine whether to charge Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson with a crime for shooting and killing unarmed teenager Michael Brown, is about to an
As I have heard the national accusations that keep resonating in the media and through other resources in America about protestors and violence in Ferguson, these thoughts come to me. Those accusations are designed to negate the power and the national effect of this tremendous Movement that you are building.
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?