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The 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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Congressman John Lewis is an Inspiration

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From the Desk of President Bob Baskin: Earlier this week, I was listening to Jon Stewart’s Daily Show with his guest U.S. Rep. John Lewis. It was on the eve of the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma Alabama and the 1965 Civil Rights March to Montgomery. Mr. Lewis was asked by Jon Stewart to explain his feelings on that terrible, but landmark day...


National Monthly Peace Action Call Saturday, March 14th

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We are pleased to be joined on this month's Peace Action Call by Heart Phoenix and Jeffrey Wesiberg of the River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding (RPCP). RPCP takes a coordinated and strategic approach within a community as well as with local and state agencies in addressing violence. Join us for a dynamic conversation.


March 2015 eNewsletter

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Read the news about what we've been up to. Including a victory this past week, as The Peace Alliance worked with Rep. Steve Cohen and other partners to help pass an amendment to HR 5, the Student Success Act, the primary Federal legislation affecting education. The amendment would allow Teacher Training and Development funds to be used to train key personnel on restorative justice and conflict resolution in schools!


Petition: Fund Intl. Peacebuilding in 2016 Budget

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Right now, Committees in the House and Senate are starting to draft the 2016 Budget, and acting now, at the early stage of the process, few things are decided and we have a much greater opportunity to influence the process. But that means that we have to act right now to make sure important Peacebuilding programs will be fully funded in 2016.


U.S. Dept. of Peacebuilding Legislation Re-introduced!

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The 114th Congress has come into full session and it's that time again. Legislation calling for the establishment of a cabinet-level U.S. Department of Peacebuilding (HR 1111) was re-introduced Friday in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-13). Let’s show our support.


Sonoma County, CA Peace Alliance Season for Nonviolence Report

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Five years ago Peace Alliance members of Sonoma County invited other non profit peacebuilding organizations to work on a joint project and the Season for Nonviolence Coalition was founded. They formed a coalition to promote the many programs and practices they offered which help to prevent violence in their community. Read their report!



2014 Annual Report

Read our 2014 Annual Report, highlighting our accomplishments. It's thanks to so many of you, that we are able to achieve what we have been able to.


Petition Action: Humanizing Our Criminal Justice System

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During his State of the Union Address, President Obama powerfully called for reform of our nation’s criminal justice system as an important priority over the coming years. Please join us today to help him jump start this effort. Sign our quick petition to Members of Congress urging them to support smart peacebuilding approaches in our communities around the nation.


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