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Witness: News from Local Chapters & Affiliates of FOR


Witness: Spring 2014

In This Issue:

Returning to FOR’s Roots: A U.S.- Based Strategy for Nonviolent Social Change by Reverend Kristin Gill Stoneking

Happy Norooz! Happy New Year! Happy Spring! by Leila Zand

Passover: A Celebration and Exploration of Liberation by Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb

Honoring Mother’s Day in honor of Bernie Meyer

CCP Nonviolence Trainings Planned from Coast to Coast

Update on Minnesota FOR Campus Initiative

Peace Paradigm Radio: A Project of the Metta Center for Nonviolence

Take Back the 4th: Speak Truth to Power ~ 2014 Seabeck Conference

Constructing the Beloved Community in Western States by John Lindsay-Poland

Peace Takes Courage: Counter-Recruitment in Austin, Texas by Susana Pimiento Chamorro

Birth of a New FOR Chapter by Reverend Jeff Hood

FOR Chicago

The Future Is Now

Veterans FOR Emergency Food Card Assistance Project by Jim Murphy

Pete Seeger ~ Presente by S. Hope Altkin

Introducing FOR’s 2015 Honorary Centennial Committee

Witness: Fall 2013

In this Issue:

Greetings from Rev. Kristin Gill Stoneking, FOR’s 24th Executive Director”

Reports from the 55th Annual Seabeck Conference July 4-7,2013,” Ellen Finklestein, Western Washington FOR

Youthful Voices at Seabeck Awaken the Power of Nonviolence,” Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb, FOR Multifaith Peacewalk Program Coordinator

Singing truth to power five days a week since March 11, 2011!” Sue Nelson, Coordinator, Rock Valley FOR

Introducing ‘ROADMAP,’” Michael Nagler, President and Founder, Metta Center for Nonviolence

Listening Project - Proposal for Nationwide Listening Projects to Empower Effective Community Responses to Fracking,” Herb Walters, Director and Founder, Rural Southern Voice for Peace

To all Mothers of new babies,” a letter from Prof. Harlan M. Smith, Univ. of Minnesota

Living History in Minnesota,” Shauen V.T. Pearce, FOR Midwest Regional Coordinator

Witness: Spring 2013

In this issue:

The Militarization of Our Youth and I WILL NOT KILL,” Rev. Sam Smith, FOR Chicago

Anonymous,” a poem by Saif Alsaegh, delegate to Young, Pacifist & Proud

Adventist Peace Fellowship: Changes in Leadership,” by Monte Sahlin

The Legacy and Future of the Rockland Coalition for Peace & Justice”: Jonette O’Kelley Miller interviews Nancy Tsou

Arkansas Professor Builds Bridges Between U.S. and Indonesia,” from the Arkansas Coalition for Peace & Justice

PEACE Goes to the Airwaves: New FOR Radio Show in Ithaca,” by Jim Murphy, Veterans FOR

Our Communities, Our Media!,” by Jared Zarantonello, FOR Louisville

Hudson Valley FOR Update,” by Catherine McVety

Harnessing Outrage and Compassion: Awakening the Power of Nonviolence,” by Ellen Finklestein, Western Washington FOR