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Peace education resources we recommend…


 http://NVDatabase.swarthmore.edu

Campaigns are drawn from nearly every country in the world, in which people overthrew dictators, changed environmental policies, halted racist discrimination, fought for economic justice, established their religious freedom, changed sexist and other oppressive laws, established national independence, and defended their neighborhoods – all by using nonviolent resistance.


www.GodBlessTheWholeWorld.org
 
God Bless the Whole World is a free online educational resource that provides tools for personal and social transformation. The site feature hundreds of videos, audio files, articles and courses on social justice, spiritual activism, counter oppression, environmentalism and self care among many others. We bring you the voices, ideas and insights from today's leading spiritual teachers, activists, religious leaders and change makers.
 

Buddhist Peace Fellowship
www.bpf.org/html/home.html
 
Buddhist Peace Fellowship (BPF), founded in 1978, serve as a catalyst for socially engaged Buddhism. Our purpose is to help beings liberate themselves from the suffering that manifests in individuals, relationships, institutions, and social systems. BPF's programs, publications, and practice groups link Buddhist teachings of wisdom and compassion with progressive social change.
 
Buddhist Peace Fellowship
PO Box 3470
Berkeley, CA 94703
Phone:  (510) 655-6169 
Fax (510) 655-1369
National Chapter Coordinator:  Caroline Acuna     caroline@bpf.org

Martin Luther King Papers Project
 
http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/index.php/kingpapers/index
 
In 1985, Coretta Scott King asked Stanford historian, Clayborne Carson to edit and publish The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr. Since then, the King Papers Project has engaged in a broad range of activities illuminating the Nobel Peace laureate's life and the movements he inspired.
 
Martin Luther King, Jr., Research & Education Institute
Cypress Hall D – 466 Via Ortega
Stanford CA 94305-4146
Phone: (650)723-2092 
Fax:   (650) 723-2093
No published e-mail address
 
 
Martin Luther King Center, Atlanta
www.thekingcenter.org
 
Established in 1968 by Mrs. Coretta Scott King, the King Center is the living memorial and institutional guardian of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy. King Center's programming focuses on developing and disseminating programs that educate the world about Dr. King's philosophy and methods of nonviolence, human relations, service to mankind, and related teachings.
 
 
The King Center
449 Auburn Avenue, NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Phone: General Information –  (404) 526-8900 
Email: General Information: information@thekingcenter.org

 


Pace e Bene

www.paceebene.org
 
Pace e Bene is an organization dedicated to exploring the spirituality and practice of creative nonviolence as a way of living and being, and as a process for cultural transformation.  The community represents a diversity of spiritual traditions and cultural backgrounds that networks with nonviolence practitioners in many parts of the world. Pace e Bene's vision is dignity, justice, and peace for all, and they work to foster a just and peaceful world through nonviolent education, community-building, and action.
Pace e Bene-California
2501 Harrison Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone:  (510) 268-8765 
info@paceebene.org
Pace e Bene-Nevada
1420 W. Bartlett Avenue
Las Cegas, NV  89106
Phone:  (702) 648-2281 
paceebene@paceebene.org
 

The Albert Einstein Institution
PO Box 455
East Boston, MA 02128
tel:  (617) 247-4882 
fax: (617) 247-4035
einstein@igc.org

The Albert Einstein Institution
www.aeinstein.org/
 
The Albert Einstein Institution is a nonprofit organization whose goals are to understand the dynamics of nonviolent action in conflicts, to explore its policy potential, and to communicate this through print and other media, translations, conferences, consultations, and workshops.

 


Transcend International
www.transcend.org/
TRANSCEND INTERNATIONAL connects autonomous individuals and centers working on peace by peaceful means, development by developmental means and environment by environmental means. The mission statement defines four pillars: To bring about a more peaceful world by using action, education/training, dissemination and research to handle conflicts with empathy, nonviolence and creativity.
 
 
Transcend International, Inc.
P.O. Box 6061
Ashland, VA  23005
contact@transcendint.org
For general information please write to us at Info @transcend.org

Global Exchange
www.globalexchange.org/
 
Global Exchange, an education and action resource center, advances a PEOPLE'S GLOBALIZATION that values the rights of workers and the health of the planet; that prioritizes international collaboration as central to ensuring peace; and that aims to create a local, green economy designed to embrace the diversity of our communities. In response to the global degradation caused by this system of elite globalization, Global Exchange envisions an alternative economics of quality, centered upon protecting international human rights, to ensure that the cost of globalization does not come at the expense of us all.
 
Global Exchange
2017 Mission Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone:  (415) 255-7296 
Fax: (415) 255-7498
General Information: drea@globalexchange.org

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)

www.afsc.org

AFSC National Office
1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone:  (215) 241-7000 
Fax: (215) 241-7275
To comment or ask a question about AFSC: afscinfo@afsc.org

The American Friends Service Committee is a practical expression of the faith of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Committed to the principles of nonviolence and justice, we seek to understand and address the root causes of poverty, injustice, and war, and are called to confront, nonviolently, powerful institutions of violence, evil, oppression, and injustice. We work to relieve and prevent suffering through both immediate aid and long-term development, and seek to serve the needs of people on all sides of violent strife. We work with all people in pursuit of justice, and encourage collaboration in social transformation towards a society that recognizes the dignity of each person.

 


nonukes.org
the NO NUKES consortium of peace and ecology groups

A global library of information and links about nuclear power, nuclear weapons, nuclear waste contamination, and citizen action for sustainable energy and human survival. Exploring paths beyond the global culture of violence. The nonukes.org consortium of peace, ecology and educational groups, includes such groups as The Nuclear Guardianship Project, and A World Without Armies.

  
Dennis Rivers, Editor – Contact: rivers@newconversations.net

 

LiberationTheology.org  —  Liberation Theology Resources website
  
This web site presents Liberation Theology as the effort to think clearly about the meaning of religious faith in the context of oppression, war, poverty, inequality and environmental destruction, and the effort to live a compassionate, courageous and life-sustaining response to those conditions, a response that both addresses the needs of those who are injured and oppressed, and also works to change the structures and ongoing processes of injury and oppression. It provides an English-language library and catalog of essays, articles, book links, organizations and advocates relating to Liberation Theology, and features free book downloads and online book ordering.
 
Dennis Rivers, Editor – Contact: rivers@newconversations.net
  

Alternatives to Violence Project/USA

www.avpusa.org

AVP/USA

1050 Selby Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55104
Phone:  (888) 278-7820 
avp@avpusa.org

The Alternatives to Violence Project is a nationwide and worldwide association of volunteer groups offering experiential workshops in conflict resolution, responses to violence, and personal growth. AVP is designed to create successful personal interactions and transform violent situations using the same non-violent skills and techniques that were used by Mohandas Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The workshops target Prisons, Communities and Schools.

 

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