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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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War Prevention Initiative hosts book launch with Outward Bound Center for Peacebuilding on Experiental Peacebuilding

War Prevention Initiative hosts book launch with Outward Bound Center for Peacebuilding on Experiental Peacebuilding

The War Prevention Initiative of the Jubitz Family Foundation was honored to welcome Outward Bound Peacebuilding's Ana Patel. In a...
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War Prevention Initiative “fly on the wall” at environmental group retreat

War Prevention Initiative “fly on the wall” at environmental group retreat

Patrick Hiller, Executive Director of the War Prevention Initiative, attended a retreat by the Jubitz Family Foundation where current key...
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War Prevention Initiative Attends GlobalPDX Conference 2019

War Prevention Initiative Attends GlobalPDX Conference 2019

War Prevention Initiative attended the GlobalPDX Conference on October 24, 2019 at Portland State University. The theme of the conference...
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First International Conference on Environmental Peacebuilding

Kelsey Coolidge, program manager at the War Prevention Initiative, attended the First International Conference on Environmental Peacebuilding in Irvine, California....
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Press Release: The War Prevention Initiative commends the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. 

Press Release: The War Prevention Initiative commends the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. 

Press Release: The War Prevention Initiative commends the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. 
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“All foreign policy is domestic” – Informative and inspirational evening with Ploughshares Fund and Win Without War

“All foreign policy is domestic” – Informative and inspirational evening with Ploughshares Fund and Win Without War

The War Prevention Initiative in collaboration with Ploughshares Fund, Win Without War and the University of Oregon hosted an informative...
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Alliance for Peacebuilding: M&E Solutions Forum and PeaceCon 2019

Kelsey Coolidge, program manager at the War Prevention Initiative, presented Developing a Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for Communicating Peace at the M&E Solutions Forum hosted by the Alliance for Peacebuilding in Washington, D.C.
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Climate Action for Peace: A World Peace Day Event with Portland-area Non-Profit Organizations

Climate Action for Peace: A World Peace Day Event with Portland-area Non-Profit Organizations

The War Prevention Initiative co-hosted a World Peace Day event on this year’s theme of Climate Action for Peace with numerous Portland-area non-profit organizations, including the Greater Portland Sustainability Education Network (GPSEN), the Hawthorne Hostel, and the United Nations Association of Portland.
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National Security in Turbulent Times

National Security in Turbulent Times

A conversation about the current state of US nuclear policy, the fight to diversify the voices making crucial decisions about our national security, and how each of us can be advocates for a safer world.
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Fomenting Instability – Exploratory Case Study on the Role of AFRICOM in Niger

To add to the understanding of the role of U.S. bases and military actions abroad, we initiated a case study of Niger where we examine the role of the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM). 
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