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Committed to nonviolence in Ferguson

This weekend, FOR staff are in Ferguson and St.

FOR job posting: Staff accountant [closed]

Update: This position has been closed.

The Fellowship of Reconciliation, the nation’s first interfaith peace and justice organization founded a century ago, seeks a staff accountant, based in Nyack, NY.

There Is A River

There is a conversation about racial justice flowing throughout the land. Read on for just three examples in different parts of the country.

How are you a part of it? We want to know! Please email and let us know what is going on in your communities so we can feature it in the future.

FOR-USA Seeking Nominations for National Council

There are several spots opening for new National Council members and we need some excellent nominations from the grassroots of the FOR network; you all!

WOW: Thank You! What a Week It's Been!

We are thrilled to have kicked off 2015 with three huge successes in our work to organize, train, and grow a diverse nonviolent movement!

VIDEO: The heartbeat of democracy: Nonviolence in action in Ferguson

We talk a lot about the power of nonviolence. But we don’t get to see it in action as often as we like.

That’s why we’re so excited to share with you this video of FOR Fellow Rev. Osagyefo Sekou — leading peaceful protesters in St. Louis facing down a phalanx of riot police nonviolently:

Multi-ethnic, Multi-generational, Multi-faith: Blessed by FOR by La Trina Jackson

It has been a joy and a great privilege for me to join the National Council of the Fellowship of Reconciliation this year.

I am forever amazed by FOR by Doug Mackey

We were 99 years old on November 12, 2014.

Nearly a century ago, 34 women and 34 men attended the first meeting of FOR-USA in Garden City, New York. It was firmly declared that we would be an interfaith organization. Since that beginning, we’ve been:

How It Feels to Be Colored Me by Zora Neale Hurston

I am colored but I offer nothing in the way of extenuating circumstances except the fact that I am the only Negro in the United States whose grandfather on the mother’s side was not an Indian chief.

Sam Smith, Presente!

The Fellowship of Reconciliation is in mourning today at the news of the sudden death yesterday, Dec. 11, of Reverend Sam Smith, a Brethren minister, multimedia artist, and FOR leader in countless capacities. Sam, whose 64th birthday was this past Sunday, Dec.