From our community to yours, Happy Thanksgiving!
There is much brokenness in our world and much more justice to work for. Nonetheless, we are thankful for our beloved community of FOR members, supporters and chapters.
In the video below, FOR Executive Director Kristin Stoneking shares a message of hope and peace for the coming year.
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
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 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.
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.
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.
My skin is buff-colored, though I’m called white. I grew up in a small town in Connecticut where most everyone was called white. The first people I met with dark skin called black were the ten or twelve children bused in from Hartford to attend our elementary school. My mother sponsored one of the girls.
As FOR staff, national council members, local chapter leadership, and others join with thousands of people from across the country to support local residents, activists and clergy organizing a series of protests, rallies and event