The Fellowship of Reconciliation, the nation’s first interfaith peace and justice organization founded a century ago, seeks a National Director of Organizing (NDO).
To people around the world, Richard Deats has long been recognized as the face of the Fellowship of Reconciliation. Richard served on FOR’s national staff from 1972 to 2005, which included two terms as executive director, a long stint as director of interfaith relations, and a dozen years as editor of Fellowship magazine.
“I’ve never encountered a space like this. The idea that spirituality renews our work and protects us from burnout, because we’re all doing very challenging work,” states IFOR Fellow Rosario Quiroz.
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.
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.
Later this week, Congressional budget leaders are set to make a deal that may preserve the Pentagon’s massive and wasteful warmaking budget. Or they can decide to restore food stamps for hungry families and many other social programs.