Marie Dennis received the Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace 2022 award. Watch and read Marie’s acceptance remarks delivered on August 7, 2022, at the Pax Christi USA 50th anniversary national conference.
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.
World BEYOND War’s free 4-week (20-hour) online training “Organizing 101 Training” identifies effective strategies & tactics for engaging community members and influencing decision-makers. Participants will explore tips and tricks for utilizing traditional & social media and will look more broadly at movement-building from the perspective of “fusion” organizing and nonviolent civil resistance.