PA_GRAPHIC_FINAL_rounded_600The Peace Alliance is committed to growing a movement of a million strong for peace. Together, we will create a critical mass necessary for peacebuilding to be our societal norm. We can make it happen!

We are a grassroots educational and advocacy organization focused on transforming how individuals, communities, and nations respond to conflict and violence. The prevention and intervention solutions we promote have proven effective in saving lives and dollars while enhancing cooperation skills and increasing social resilience.

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News, Updates & Upcoming Events

Time to ‘See with Your Heart’: Election Post Mortem – CA DoP & Kids for Peace at State Democratic Party Meeting

In the aftershock of the 2016 presidential election, the CA Democratic Party (CDP) held its pre-scheduled Executive Board (E-Board) meeting where Democratic Party officials and grassroots activists came together to assess who the Party is and wants to be. The CA Peace Alliance/ Campaign for a US Department of Peacebuilding (DoP/ HR 1111), together with the San Diego Kids for Peace, was there as voice for peace and peacebuilding, which were rarely mentioned in the 2016 elections.



Juvenile Justice Reform Needs Our Support in Senate

ACT NOW before this Session of Congress Ends. The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Reauthorization Act (JJDPA) of 2015, S. 1169, is ready for a vote in the Senate. It is the core of nearly everything the federal government does in Juvenile Justice, but it's past due for re-authorization.


Reaching Across the Aisle: Building Peace into the National Conversation

In our national dialogue, peacebuilding often gets lost in the cacophony of divisiveness and diversion. During the week of International Day of Peace (IDoP) (September 21st), supporters of legislation to create a cabinet-level Department of Peacebuilding (DoP or HR 1111), commemorated IDoP by building peace into our conversations at the offices of nearly 90 members of Congress, including at least 73 Democrats and 15 Republicans.


Promoting Facets of Peacebuilding from CA to the Halls of Congress

The CA Peace Alliance promoted facets of peacebuilding at the CA Democratic Party (CDP) statewide Executive Board meeting in Long Beach. They gathered letters and signatures and, following the Executive Board meeting, they took peacebuilding messages and thousands of signatures to legislators in Sacramento, CA and Washington, DC that it is time to stop the violence and make peacebuilding a national priority.


2016 U.S. Report to Global Alliance for Ministries & Infrastructures for Peace

The Peace Alliance is connected with an international organization in existence for over 10 years now that promotes departments of peace internationally – currently known as the Global Alliance for Ministries and Infrastructures for Peace – or GAMIP. With members representing 50 countries, 6 countries actually have operational governmental peace infrastructures – Costa Rica, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, South Sudan and East Timor.


Another Mass Shooting: This must not be our legacy. Sign Petition

Sign our petition to the President and Congress. It is clear we need to make fundamental shifts in how we are organizing ourselves in America and around the world when it comes to dealing with violence and conflict — shifting towards systemic healing and restorative oriented approaches. This gets to the root cause of violence on the planet.


DC Conference Report: Photos and Videos

We are so very pleased by what we accomplished together in Washington DC recently. A powerful few days and a remarkable group of people gathered from around our nation (and a few from other parts of the globe). All together, we visited over 100 Congressional offices, many included in-depth meetings on our primary peacebuilding legislation.



Pope Francis’ call for peace. Is anyone listening?

Pope Francis made waves across the United States and World this past week -- addressing the U.S. Congress and the United Nations with a sweeping call for peace and justice. We're glad he's speaking out. In fact, this is why we are going to DC this October for our conference, to help amplify messages from Pope Francis and many other peace leaders, to bring practical policy priorities that can build peace.


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