Demilitarizing Security

Demilitarizing Security

Militarization Isn’t Mandatory

Many believe security is only upheld by the threat of violence. We’re here to prove that belief wrong. Through our analysis and centering the voices of those affected by conflict, we identify opportunities to create a safer world without relying on the military industrial complex.

  • Diplomacy and De-escalation is the Real Solution to Solve the Ukrainian Crisis
    February 20, 2022; Contact: Patrick Hiller; patrick@jubitz.org  War Prevention Initiative: “Diplomacy and De-escalation is the Real Solution to Solve the Ukrainian Crisis” PORTLAND, OR The Russian military buildup and maneuvers around Ukraine and the simultaneous U.S. and NATO militarized responses by sending troops and military hardware to the region are worrisome. The possibility of war … Read more
  • 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 of nuclear weapons against the people of Hiroshima on it’s 76th anniversary this August 6th. A moment of #OlympicSilence is the least we can do. https://beyondthebomb.org/campaigns/ioc/  See the press release: https://beyondthebomb.org/120-groups-join-in-call-for-olympic-moment-of-silence/  
  • 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 for Use of Military Force (AUMF) in Iraq. More can be done to end forever wars and achieve authentic security.” PORTLAND, OR – The U.S. House of Representatives voted in a bipartisan fashion to repeal … Read more
  • 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 renewed violent escalation in the conflict between Israel and Palestine painfully reminds us to challenge militarism as the underlying driving force for repeated and ongoing political violence. Viewing this conflict from a position of feminist … Read more

War is not inevitable.

Learn how we can build a safer world through nonviolence.