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Department of Peace & Non-Violence | de-escalate through dialogue, mediation, diplomacy (6)

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Restorative Justice in our Schools - Getting Kids Out of the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Why Do Kids Act Out? Oakland Classrooms Try Healing Instead of Punishment As executive director of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth,…

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1 Oct 5, 2014
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Congratulations in order, Peace Fellows! DoPNV makes #2 in Obama list of priorities

Thank you to all members of TPF who voted for the Department of Peace (DoPNV) initiative! Letter of Congratulations to you all, posted belo…

Started by Tony Nuspl

2 Jan 27, 2013
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Demilitarization is not a dirty word, nonviolence is not inaction, and building sustainable peace is not for the faint of heart

 by Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate (1997) excerpt from a longer article: One part of being able to create that world is reclaim…

Started by Tony Nuspl

0 Aug 24, 2012

Pace et bene

Ken Butigan contributed the following reflection on mainstreaming nonviolence which was originally published by Waging Nonviolence, and red…

Started by Jean Mcmahon

2 Mar 8, 2011
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Father Roy Bouregeoisis in Tulsa March 2 Sun 2pm TPF should promote

Sunday, March 7, 2010, 2:00 PM, Hardesty Regional Library Fr. Roy Bourgeois: A New Model of Being Church The Vatican had proclaimed 2009-1…

Started by Jean Mcmahon

0 Jan 10, 2010

Anti-gang violence bill, the Youth PROMISE Act (bi-partisan)

The Peace Alliance campaign includes a domestic component, and this has been recently strengthened substantially with a bi-partisan bill wo…

Started by Tony Nuspl

2 May 10, 2009
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Peace Building, Mutual Aid, and Local Grassroots Community Efforts

People to come together to solve shared challenges at the grassroots level. This discussion forum is for events, plans, strategies and tactics to support sustainability and justice, including mutual aid and self-bootstrapping. Put your reviews of peace-promoting games and nonviolent disobedience training here as well.

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Anti-Nuke_Campaign for a S.M.A.R.T. future

# The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) # The Anti-Ballistic Missile Treat (ABM Treaty) # The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) -- Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) has an excellent anti-nuke page, arguing for nuclear disarmament. http://www.psr.org/site/PageServer?pagename=security_main

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Tax Dollars Spent on Military versus Peace Tax Initiative

Taxpayers can take stock of how the federal government spent their 2007 income tax dollars: over 42 percent went towards military spending, while education received just over 4 percent. The National Priorities Project shows how the average Tulsan family is diverting $360 of their 2007 income tax dollars to buy military hardware, military services, military advertising, military recruiters, and to pay down war debt accumulated by the military during past wars. The campaign for a Peace Tax in lieu of War Taxes is a nationwide campaign.

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