Reflections on Supporting Peace Prisoners

Reflections on Supporting Peace Prisoners

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Check out this article written by Paul Magno, coordinator of the Isaiah project and a past Plowshares prisoner.  He shares the organizational background of the Transform Now Plowshare movement and reflects on what contributed to the movement's success. To support peace prisoners and the Plowshare project please consider making a single or monthly donation here.
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New Collection and Categories of Nonviolent Methods

New Collection and Categories of Nonviolent Methods

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We are excited to release Nonviolence International's new collection of Nonviolent Methods. In this particularly tumultuous time it is common to feel powerless and without control. This in an excellent resource for getting ideas on nonviolent action that you can get involved in! [embeddoc url="http://nonviolenceinternational.net/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Nonviolent-Methods-2016.xlsx" download="all" viewer="microsoft"]
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Inauguration Weekend

Inauguration Weekend

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Trump’s inauguration weekend brought a little under a million people to Washington. However, the majority descended upon the city not to celebrate the incoming president, but to march in protest of his lies and bigotry. The inauguration weekend also brought to Washington the attention of media from around the world to witness a half empty national mall and assemblage of so called “violent” protesters. [caption id="attachment_3009" align="alignnone" width="4032"] Woman stops to talk to soldier during the Woman's March on Washington.[/caption] Sadly, despite the demonstrations being mostly peaceful, mainstream media outlets (in keeping with tradition) chose to focus on the few acts of violence that were carried out by a minute percentage of  men and boys in attendance. As someone who witnessed the burning of the limousine and trash cans, the…
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10 Great U.S. Nonviolence Groups to Look Out For

10 Great U.S. Nonviolence Groups to Look Out For

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Here are 10 great US groups promoting nonviolence in the United States. Nonviolence training is so important right now,  and nonviolence groups are routinely underfunded compared to environmental, feminist, health, LGBT, and many social change groups.  (Other groups underfunded are anti-war groups and anti-poverty social change groups.) Please over emphasize nonviolence groups in your giving. These are groups Nonviolence International vouches believes are making a difference. There of course many others worthy of support. (and many international nonviolence groups as well). Waging Nonviolence A fabulous blog on nonviolence. Great place for nonviolence news and analysis. Center for Nonviolent Communication Promotes a brilliant approach to interpersonal communication that is widely practiced in more than 50 countries. Fellowship of Reconciliation Is the coalition of religious peace fellowships in the United States for…
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Iran Peace Trip

Iran Peace Trip

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Nonviolence International is launching an affordable alternative spring break opportunity to Iran for current students! The Student Peace Trip to Iran, led by former US diplomat Ann Wright, will be from March 9th-19th 2017 for students seeking a peaceful future between Americans and Iranians. More information is below. For more information click here.
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