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Training for Nonviolence

Remember the last time you found yourself in a conflict situation, heard an oppressive statement or witnessed the diminishment of another human being?

Vigil for 1000 Blacks Killed in State-Sanctioned Violence

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 ~ Poet, Artist, & Alchemist in the Journey to Peace by Toni Ortner

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.

Why Ferguson Matters to Faith Communities

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.

Avid Louisville FOR Member Celebrates 100th Birthday

Harriett Maltina Comer (nee Hardy) was born on June 22, 1914 in Scott County Indiana. She has been a member of the FOR since September 23, 1940 and — like the IFOR — turned 100 this year.

Our Hearts Are Full of Ferguson ~ Irving Allen

From Greensboro to Ferguson

“It is our duty to fight for our freedom!

Our Hearts Are Full of Ferguson ~ Mid MO FOR

Concerned citizens from across the country converged in the St. Louis area for the four-day “Ferguson October” mobilization.  Among them were five activists and supporters of FOR who attended the Oct.

Our Hearts Are Full of Ferguson ~ After the Weekend

FOR’s chief operating officer, Rev. Hillary Gaston, attended the Ferguson October Weekend of Resistance to assist FOR’s representative in Ferguson, Rev. Osagyefo Sekou, with on the ground efforts.