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How We Teach Violence to Children

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

By David Soleil As thoughtful, caring parents, we would never want to teach our kids that violence is the answer to any or every problem. We want our children to learn to get along with others, share, be kind, say … read more

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Campaign Nonviolence National Conference Call

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

On July 16, we held our mid-summer national organizing conference call to prepare and organize for the Campaign Nonviolence actions in September and to share news about this growing movement.  Below you will find the notes from the call.  Campaign … read more

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10 Great Action Ideas for CNV Week!

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

  Successful movements build people power for social change by alerting, educating, winning and mobilizing the public. Nonviolent action plays a critical role in this long-term effort to change society’s mind and to build support for alternatives. This action is … read more

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Interviews with Jim Douglass

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

In the past two months, the Bay Area’s Street Spirit Newspaper, a publication of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) that reports extensively on homelessness and the struggle for social justice, posted a series of interviews they have done with author … read more

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Episcopal Bishops Lead Walk in Salt Lake City, Utah

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

Campaign Nonviolence organizers in Salt Lake City, UT Jane Baker and Catherine Kreuter recently took part in a walk through downtown Salt Lake to raise awareness about gun violence.  Catherine described the event below and also sent along a great … read more

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Repairing our Common Home

Letter from Assisi: Repairing Our Common Home

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

I am writing from Assisi, the city of St. Francis, just days after his namesake Pope Francis issued “Laudito Si’: On the Care of Our Common Home,” the Vatican’s historic encyclical on the environment… read more

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Nonviolent Leadership in South Africa

Spirituality and practice of nonviolent leadership in South Africa

by Ryan Hall // Pace e Bene

The following article was written by Sharon Verwoerd. Sharon and other Pace e Bene Australia members recently held a five-day retreat for leaders from different faith backgrounds who wish to understand, promote and expand a culture of nonviolent peacebuilding within and between their … read more

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Louie and faith leader denounce homeless laws

Friar Louie Vitale & Faith Leaders Denounce Berkeley Anti-Homeless Laws

by Ryan Hall // Pace e Bene

The following article was originally written and published in May by Terry Messman, the editor of Street Spirit, a publication of the American Friends Service Committee.     BY TERRY MESSMAN The voices of Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist and Unitarian … read more

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Honoring Oscar Romero of El Salvador

by Ryan Hall // Pace e Bene

By Rev. John Dear This past week, I was in El Salvador to join the national celebration on Saturday, May 23rd, for the beatification ceremony of Archbishop Oscar Romero, the great peacemaker who was shot dead while saying Mass and … read more

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