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You’ve spent the past year working for peace, justice and nonviolence in your communities — and that hard work has rippled up throughout the country.

Honoring Dr. King with interfaith actions on the climate crisis

As people of faith and spirituality we remain deeply distressed about the effects of climate change ravaging our planet and worsening the plight of the poor. We recognize the responsibility each of us has to make changes in our own behaviors to reduce human causes of the climate crisis.

Love letter to friends on Jeju Island

Dear friends on Jeju Island: Sung Hee, Paco, Silver, Sister Stella, Dr. Park and many others at Gangjeong Village,

I lived in a gorgeous agricultural village in Bamiyan Province of Afghanistan for seven years and like yourselves on Jeju Island in South Korea, every morning, I woke up to a window scene of “heaven.”

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Veterans F.O.R. Emergency Food Card Assistance Project

This is an opportunity for F.O.R. members, especially those who are military veterans, to reach out to the young veterans’ community…

Mandela, “Terrorism,” and the Words We Use

Our visit to South Africa in 2006 was still several months away. To prepare myself, I had taken up Nelson Mandela’s autobiography and found it an inspiration.

Perhaps that made the epiphany all the more disturbing.

Elie Wiesel and the question of theodicy

The back of this year’s Fellowship of Reconciliation holiday card includes a quote by Nobel Peace Laureate Elie Wiesel that reflects the importance, complexity, and inviolability of each individual’s life and experience. The particularity, humanity, and sacredness of each person are values that FOR holds dear.

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International hunger strike for Syria launches

Congressman Keith Ellison, FOR Executive Director Kristin Stoneking, and Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb are among a national group of U.S. leaders who today launched a rolling hunger strike in solidarity with Qusai Zakarya, which has been organized by Syrian-American peace activists.

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Women, War and Peace: Colombian Women Demand Truth and Justice

By Mariel Pérez and Dana Brown

November 16 marked an important change in Colombia’s peace negotiations - President Juan Manuel Santos announced that a woman would finally secure a place among the all-male negotiating table between the government and the FARC guerrilla.

Rethinking the Drug War in Central America and Mexico

A new report from the Meso-American Working Group

Analysis and Recommendations for Legislators

Sign the petition to stop funding the drug war in Meso-America.