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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.

THE LATEST

War Prevention Initiative co-signs letter to the President on implementing the joint statement of the Singapore Summit

War Prevention Initiative co-signs letter to the President on implementing the joint statement of the Singapore Summit

In light of ongoing efforts to secure lasting peace and denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula, civil society groups and leaders
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War Prevention Initiative team members publish book chapter

War Prevention Initiative team members publish book chapter

The Handbook of Research on Promoting Peace Through Practice, Academia, and the Arts (published September 2018) includes a chapter written
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Book chapter “The 2016 US Presidential Elections and Beyond. Peace Education for Nonviolent Resistance” published

Book chapter “The 2016 US Presidential Elections and Beyond. Peace Education for Nonviolent Resistance” published

Following the 2017 plenary presentation at the Latin American Peace Research Association Conference in Mexico, City, War Prevention Executive Director
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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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