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To advance our vision of a world beyond war, we support, develop and collaborate with peacebuilding efforts in all sectors of society. We inform and educate about viable nonviolent alternatives to war and violence.

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“Gangsterism” or “Progress”? Examining North Korea’s Latest Statement on Denuclearization

“Gangsterism” or “Progress”? Examining North Korea’s Latest Statement on Denuclearization

Most US news reports are suggesting that the North Koreans may be backtracking on their commitment to denuclearization, calling the US position “gangster-like” following the visit of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Pyongyang. What the North Korean foreign ministry actually said in its statement of July 7 is far more nuanced, and speaks directly to the longstanding differences between Pyongyang and Washington.
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Children in cages create glimmers of the moral reserve

Children in cages create glimmers of the moral reserve

Are children in cages the turning point? Under huge public pressure, President Trump issued an executive order that instead of children being put in cages, they would now be locked up together with their parents.
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Separation of Immigrant Families Is Institutionalized Cruelty

Separation of Immigrant Families Is Institutionalized Cruelty

As I listened to the recording of immigrant kids crying because they were being separated from their parents, I heard the Border Patrol agent joke that they sounded like an orchestra without a conductor. My reaction was to wonder how anyone could be so cruel to the fear of young children.  What could make a person so cold to that kind of pain?
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War Prevention Initiative of Jubitz Family Family Foundation at 2018 Peace and Security Funders Group Annual Meeting

War Prevention Initiative of Jubitz Family Family Foundation at 2018 Peace and Security Funders Group Annual Meeting

War Prevention Initiative Executive Director attended 2018 Peace and Security Funders Group (PSFG) Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN.
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War Prevention Initiative presentation on Global Peace System

War Prevention Initiative presentation on Global Peace System

War Prevention Initiative Executive Director held a free public talk/workshop on the Global Peace System in the Spirituality on Tap series in Hood River, OR.
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War Prevention Initiative: “Blatant ignorance on Iran Nuclear Deal a dangerous course”

War Prevention Initiative: “Blatant ignorance on Iran Nuclear Deal a dangerous course”

The May 8, 2018 announcement by U.S. President Trump to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal is a disastrous decision, shredding successful diplomacy into pieces and paving the path toward destructive conflict and war.
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War Prevention Initiative of Jubitz Family Foundation at Global Leadership Foundation 2018 Annual Meeting

War Prevention Initiative of Jubitz Family Foundation at Global Leadership Foundation 2018 Annual Meeting

GLF members and participants at the meeting shared experiences, identified challenges and planned ways in which they might contribute to the solution of problems around the world.
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War Prevention Initiative at “War Stories. Peace Stories. Peace, Conflict & The Media.”

War Prevention Initiative at “War Stories. Peace Stories. Peace, Conflict & The Media.”

"War Stories. Peace Stories. Peace, Conflict & The Media." brought together journalists and peacebuilders in a one-day symposium in New York City on April 11,2018.
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PeaceJam Northwest Conference 2018 with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi

PeaceJam Northwest Conference 2018 with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi

Addressing current events, Ebadi made a strong argument in favor of upholding the so-called Iran Nuclear Deal despite her critique of both the Iranian and U.S. governments respectively.
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War Prevention Initiative Co-Sponsors Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility Peace Writing Scholarship Awards Ceremony

War Prevention Initiative Co-Sponsors Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility Peace Writing Scholarship Awards Ceremony

We are pleased to co-sponsor Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility's Peace Writing Scholarship Awards Ceremony. More information on this event
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