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TV Personality and Producer-Director Phil Donahue to Present “Body of War”
Mark Shafer Memorial Lecture organized by Promoting Enduring Peace hosts documentary portraying the origins and consequences of war.

On Thursday, November 7, 2013, TV personality and producer-director Phil Donahue will present his award-winning documentary, “Body of War”, at the Worthington Hooker

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Tag(s): Phil Donahue; Body of War; Lecture; Militarism; war
Added by Office Promoting Enduring Peace on 2013-10-09 10:05:15   View Replies (0)            Post Reply




Peace Project Grant Program by Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF)

Acknowledging the critical importance of supporting peacebuilding and conflict resolution initiatives, JWF is soliciting creative and innovative projects that aim to prevent and constructively respond conflicts around the world.

Funding Your Projects!

Peace Projects will provide funds for projects up to US$50,000.

Who can Apply?

Non-profit organizations and individuals (including but not limited to

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Tag(s): conflict; peacebuilding; grant programs
Added by Yasin Cetindil on 2013-07-15 01:45:35   View Replies (0)            Post Reply




Peace & Conflict in Afghanistan & Pakistan

Peace & Conflict in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Hello and welcome to my blog.

I plan to share my opinion about the "Peace & Conflict in Afghanistan and Pakistan" to construct, deconstruct and reconstruct an indigenous perspective with peace activists, students and academia of global community.

I will

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Tag(s): Afghanistan-Pakistan; Pashtuns; peacebuilding; identity; nonviolence
Added by jahanzebca@gmail.com on 2013-01-03 20:36:06   View Replies (0)            Post Reply




Visit Colombia during the peace process

Dear friends,
My name is Lillian Hall and I am a new member to PJSA. I am working in the Caribbean coast area of Colombia with a community organization called Sembrandopaz (Sowing Seeds of Peace). We work on peace issues and community development (especially with displaced communities) as we believe that

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Tag(s): peacebuilding; college students; Activism; international relations; solidarity
Added by Lillian Hall on 2012-11-27 11:36:18   View Replies (0)            Post Reply




PJSA Letter to Hyatt Hotels

{The following letter was sent in conjunction with the PJSA deciding not to direct conference attendees to patronize Hyatt Hotels until the issues noted below are satisfactorily resolved.}

Mark Hoplamazian
President, CEO and Director
Hyatt Hotels
71 S. Wacker Drive, 12th floor
Chicago, IL 60606

August 4, 2012

Dear Mr. Hoplamazian,

It is with regret that

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Tag(s): Activism; conference; human rights; solidarity; boycott
Added by Randall Amster on 2012-08-07 11:23:38   View Replies (0)            Post Reply




HELP US Promote Nonviolence @ Cornerstone Music Festival

REV Sam Smith is looking for Adventurous, Dedicated Pacifist Disciples

who would be willing to join him at Cornerstone Music Festival

(The GODSTOCK of Christiandom) http://www.cornerstonefestival.com/

in order to engage Young People in conversations regarding Militarism

and how it affects their lives.

Ultimately this project is Counter Recruitment in nature

and pivots

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Tag(s): conscientious objectors; Activism; Alternatives to militarism; education; nonviolence
Added by Sam Smith on 2012-06-08 20:36:31   View Replies (0)            Post Reply




Students for a New American Politics PAC: 2012 Organizing Fellowship Program

Direct questions to:
Chris Watson
christopher.watson@snappac.org
(203) 200-0063

Application materials located at:
www.snappac.org/apply.doc

Deadline for first round of applications: December 15, 2011

Students for a New American Politics PAC is pleased to announce the 2012 Organizing Fellowship Program. The SNAP Fellowship is a paid grassroots organizing fellowship for students and youth that’s fast-paced, high-impact, and focused on

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Tag(s): Activism; grassroots; fellowship
Added by Amy Shuster on 2011-11-16 08:04:31   View Replies (0)            Post Reply




PJSA Statement on Proposed Cut of USIP Funding

SUPPORTING THE U.S. INSTITUTE OF PEACE AND CALLING FOR INCREASED FUNDING FOR PEACE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

As a community of scholars and educators pursuing development of and critical reflection on knowledge that can contribute to the achievement and maintenance of peace, we believe the recent house vote (HR 1, amendment 1[1])

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Tag(s): education; research; USIP; peacebuilding; Goverment policy
Added by Randall Amster on 2011-03-09 16:22:39   View Replies (0)            Post Reply




PJSA Statement: CONNECTING MILITARISM AND CLIMATE CHANGE

CONNECTING MILITARISM AND CLIMATE CHANGE

ORGANIZATIONAL STATEMENT, PEACE & JUSTICE STUDIES ASSOCIATION

Our unconditional organizational commitment to the inherent dignity of all forms of life applies evenly to the rejection of all forms of violence, including violence against the earth.

We acknowledge that at this moment there is no more immediate threat to

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Tag(s): Alternatives to militarism; ecology; peacebuilding; war; climate change
Added by Randall Amster on 2011-02-18 18:24:25   View Replies (0)            Post Reply




Gandni "success" or "failure"

Gandhi did consider himself and his movement a failure at times and at times he saw limited successes. He wrote on June 1, 1947: “Today I find myself all alone. . . . I can see clearly that the future of independence gained at this price is going

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Tag(s): Gandhi
Added by Richard Johnson on 2011-02-12 15:17:18   View Replies (0)            Post Reply




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