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.


Happy New Year from the War Prevention Initiative and Peace Science Digest

January 3, 2022 Dear Friends,A little over ten years ago, we set out on an experiment to advance our bold peace...
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“There is no military solution.” Time to get real about it.

by Patrick T. Hiller “There is no military solution to the conflict.” That was the conclusion reached by the Biden administration earlier...
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120 Organizations Worldwide Call for a Moment of Silence at the Olympics

We are proud to join with 120 organizations across the world and call on @iocmedia to remember the inhumane use...
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Repeal of 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) in Iraq. More can be done to end forever wars and achieve authentic security

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Monday, June 21, 2021 Contact: Kelsey Coolidge; kelsey@jubitz.org    War Prevention Initiative: “Repeal of 2002 Authorization...
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War Prevention Initiative Statement on the May 2021 Violence in Palestine and Israel

War Prevention Initiative Statement on the May 2021 Violence in Palestine and Israel May 27, 2021 PORTLAND, OR - The...
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WPI Research Intern Publishes Op-ed on Bystander Intervention

We're happy to share this op-ed by our Research Intern Adam Arman. He argues that with the uptick in hate...
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War Prevention Initiative Statement on Events at U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021

The War Prevention Initiative (WPI) strongly condemns the far-right mob threat to democracy that took place at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 in an attempt to overturn the results of a free and fair election
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War Prevention Initiative: “Ensure atrocities prevention measures and support long-term peacebuilding efforts in Ethiopia”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2020 Contact: Mulugeta Haiybano (mulay@warpreventioninitiative.org) or Patrick Hiller  (patrick@jubitz.org)  War Prevention Initiative: “Ensure atrocities prevention...
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Campaign for Nonviolent Elections 2020

 The War Prevention Initiative is supportive of the Commitment to Uphold Democracy articulated in the Hold the Line Guide and...
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Peace Education, not Patriotic Education

The President’s call to “restore patriotic education in our schools” via the creation of the “1776 Commission” aimed at controlling public school curricula once again set off my alarm bells.
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