Jonathan Demme, Presente!

Jonathan Demme, Presente!

The news of Jonathan Demme’s death this Wednesday came as a tremendous shock to me and my Fellowship of Reconciliation colleagues. Today we are in collective mourning at the untimely loss of this friend and fellow peacemaker. His creative genius inspired...
#BeyondElectionDay: a time to break silence

#BeyondElectionDay: a time to break silence

Today, the United States will elect a new president as well as hundreds of new or returning members of Congress and tens of thousands of local and state legislature representatives. My spouse and I both voted early last week here in North Carolina, recognizing the...
Get In The Way with Rep. John Lewis

Get In The Way with Rep. John Lewis

One night this summer, I stayed up into the wee hours, captivated by¬†MARCH: Book Three, the final installment in the trilogy of graphic books that represent civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis’ memoir. Now, I’m excited to share with you that a new...
Pray for Syria

Pray for Syria

Five-plus years of war have taken a heavy toll on our Syrian brothers and sisters. It is time for the violence and war to stop and to begin the hard work of moving forward, toward a future where all Syrians can live together in peace and security. The Fellowship of...
California Mobilizes Against Militarization

California Mobilizes Against Militarization

This September, Alameda County will bring together law enforcement agencies from across the country and world for the annual Urban Shield, a highly-militarized SWAT training and weapons expo. It exists for police units to share repressive tools, tactics, and...