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War Prevention Initiative at World Beyond War retreat

From June 3-5 a group of dedicated individuals met at the Ben Lomond Quaker retreat center to discuss the future direction of World Beyond War – A global movement to end all wars. At the War Prevention Initiative we recognized that it is necessary to build a re-energized movemen
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War Prevention Initiative at Peace and Security Funders Group Conference

War Prevention Initiative Executive Director and Core Team member Liz Thatcher attended the 2014 annual meeting of the Peace and Security Funders Group in Chicago, IL. The conference took place under the theme “Connecting Local to Global. Useful networking took place alongside v
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War Prevention Initiative by the Jubitz Family Foundation – an open letter to the Peace and Security Funders Group

World Beyond War – an idea whose time has come As funders and an organization with an active peacebuilding program, we want to share exciting news about our involvement with a new initiative. World Beyond War (WBW) is a growing coalition of individuals and groups – at this point mainl
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Engaging Rotarians Special Lecture

EVENT OVERVIEW: “Civil Society Organizations should develop and put into practice strategies that embrace the cultural and systemic root causes and learn new ways to influence the political and social systems.” (Michael Narberhaus, Founder Smart CSOs) The role is civil society organiz
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News Release – War Prevention Initiative Advocates Nonviolent Alternatives in Syria

For Immediate Release: August 28, 2013 Contact: Patrick Hiller: (541) 490-4485, philler[at]pdx.edu War Prevention Initiative Advocates Nonviolent Alternatives in Syria Portland, Oregon nonprofit cites Global Peace System trends as opportunities to prevent military intervention and avo
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Rotarian Action Group for Peace established

We are happy to announce that under the leadership of Al Jubitz and Erin Thomas from the War Prevention Initiative Core Team, the newly founded Rotarian Action Group for Peace launched its comprehensive web portal at http:www.//rotarianactiongroupforpeace.org. The Rotarian Action Grou
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Jubitz Family Foundation member of Peace and Security Funders Group

The steering committee of the Peace and Security Funders Group unaimously and enthusiastically approved the Jubitz Family Foundation’s application for membership to the Peace and Security Funders Group. The central purpose of Peace and Security Funders Group is to enhance the ef
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Promoting Nonviolence, Addressing Hate & Preventing Global Conflicts: The Role of Media Outlets

Dr. Joseph G Bock and Dr. Abbee Corb headline a special one-day event for change agents and stakeholders held at Portland State University on May 31, 2013. Attendance of this event is free and open to the public, but online pre-registration is required. This seminar-style event will i
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Oregon Arms Spending Alternatives Project Discussed

The War Prevention Initiative of the Jubitz Family Foundation and University of Oregon Law School’s Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center co-sponsored an exploratory brainstorming session to discuss a possible campaign in Oregon inspired by the Minnesota Arms Spending Alternativ
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Nobel Peace Laureate José Ramos-Horta participates in panel on global war prevention

At the 2012 General Conference of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA) in Mie, Tsu, Japan, War Prevention Initiative director Patrick Hiller organized and chaired a plenary panel discussion on the topic “Global War Prevention – Are we at a turning point in history?” Kev
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