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Prayer for 2021

To abolish the death penalty, we must create a movement that is grounded in relationship building and truth telling.

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“When We Breathe Together”

 FOR-USA’s executive director, Rev. Dr. Emma Jordan-Simpson, was asked to offer up a prayer and reflections on the morning of Jan. 20, 2021 (U.S. Inauguration Day for President Joseph Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris) to an international online

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Lies, betrayal and the storming of the Capitol

Embed from Getty ImagesLies have consequences. The insurrection that was attempted as the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives gathered to certify the election results on January 6, 2021 was incited by the President’s lies. The violence that ensued as

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Voter suppression, 21st century, Georgia style

Embed from Getty Images Max Hess, former Interim Executive Director of FOR-USA, is an Atlanta-based attorney who has been involved in peace and justice causes for decades. In the Q&A that follows, he recounts his experience trying and failing to

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Invest in FOR, Peace Beyond Politics

No matter who is in the White House, Congress, your state capital, even your town council, the need for ongoing education, training, mobilization and organization never stops. Yes, beyond politics, the work of peace and justice continues.

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A Final Letter to Mark Johnson 1947-2020

Former FOR USA executive director Mark Johnson passed away in North Creek NY on October 12th. What follows is a personal remembrance from Ethan Vesely-Flad, FOR USA’s Director of National Organizing, a friend and former colleague of Mark’s based on

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Fellowship of Reconciliation USA (FOR-USA) is the largest interfaith peace fellowship leading the charge on today’s most pressing human and civil rights issues through advocacy, activism, and educational programs.

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