Children aren’t just a source of conflict: they can also be agents of peace. So, when a community in Iraq turned to Nonviolent Peaceforce for support, the NP team got to work designing a specialized curriculum for the children.
Yurii Sheliazhenko, Executive secretary of the Ukrainian Pacifist Movement, illuminates the importance of peace education to overcome fear and hatred, embrace nonviolent solutions, and support the development of peace culture in Ukraine. He also examines the problem of a militarized global order and how a perspective of nonviolent global governance in a future world without armies and borders will help to deescalate Russia-Ukraine and East-West conflict threatening nuclear apocalypse.
As you prepare to honor the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this week, and to soon celebrate Black History Month, the Fellowship of Reconciliation is excited to announce the publication of a new free, online curriculum and study guide to accompany our acclaimed 1957 comic book, Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story.