Quick Action PETITIONS

Here are some quick online petition actions on key issues we support that you can take anytime.

Deep Advocacy Resources
Peace Alliance Action Teams:

Below are actions that teams and individuals across the nation have been collaboratively taking.  We would love you all to join us in taking action, to amplify our efforts.

You can also start a Peace Alliance Action Team in your community.  Learn more here.

Join our Monthly National Action Call at 9pm eastern/6pm pacific on the 2nd Tuesday each month, featuring legislative updates, reports of grassroots victories from around the nation, and coaching on the actions that are advancing peacebuilding in our world. 

Register here for our November National Monthly Call – Tuesday, November 15th at 9pm eastern/6pm pacific.

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November 2016:

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October 2016:

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(September and October 2016 call recordings will be available shortly)

July 2016:

 

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May 2016: Call your House Member in support of the Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act!

Legislative updates and Q and A with Legislative Director Jeff Pudlo, training on our Monthly Action to promote the Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act (GAPA), and inspiration from your fellow peacebuilders around the country!

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April 2016: Farewell to departing President Bob Baskin, and Welcome to incoming President Mary Taylor!

Also legislative updates and Q and A with Legislative Director Jeff Pudlo, news and training on our Mother’s Day Peace of the Pie action, and inspiration from your fellow peacebuilders around the country.

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March 2016: Write and Submit Letters to the Editor in support of the Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act!

Special guest, Daniel Sullivan – Director of Policy and Government Relations at United to End Genocide. United to End Genocide is one of the lead organizations promoting passage of the Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act (GAPA).

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February 2016: Engage with your Senators about the Youth PROMISE Act – create connection, understanding, and success!

Our special guest is HawaH Kasat, founder and Director of One Common Unity – an inspiring peacebuilding force in Washington D.C. – bringing arts, environmental education, and conflict resolution skill-building to urban youth.


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January 2016: Celebrate and Promote Dr. King’s Legacy, and Advance the Youth PROMISE Act, by writing a Letter to the Editor!

Our special guest will be Molly Rowan Leach, creator and host of the internationally treasured resource Restorative Justice on the Rise, and Peace Alliance RJ Fellow.

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December 2015: Support International Peacebuilding, by Contacting your Senators about the Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act!

Our special guest will be Jessica Moses, Staff Member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

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November 2015: Increase Republican Support for the Youth PROMISE Act, by Contacting your Nearest (non-co-sponsoring) Republican Lawmaker(s)!

Our special guest was Sam Daley-Harris, founder Results, author of Reclaiming Our Democracy.


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October 2015: Urge your House Member to Support Speaker Boehner in Bringing Major Criminal Justice Reform Package to the Floor!


September 2015: Celebrate the International Day of Peace! Write a letter to the editor either Supporting the Agreement with Iran, or promoting the Youth PROMISE Act

Our special guest was David Bornstein, journalist and author focusing on social innovation, and co-founder of the “Solutions Journalism Network.”

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August 2015: Call on Congress to Support the Agreement with Iran, and Ask Three Friends to Do the Same

Listen to Monthly Action Team call audio:


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Our special guest will be Wardah Khalid, FCNL Scoville Fellow in Middle East Policy.


July 2015: Arrange and prepare for a Meeting in your local Congressional Offices for August

Listen to Monthly Action Team call audio:
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Bob Baskin, speaking and answering questions regarding the impact of constituent visits to Congressional offices,  and the importance of the Youth Promise Act. 


June 2015: Email and Call your two Senators, urging Initial Co-Sponsorship of the Youth PROMISE Act

Listen to Monthly Action Team call audio:
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May 2015: Email and Call your House Member, urging Co-Sponsorship of HR 2197, the Youth PROMISE Act

 Listen to Monthly Action Team call audio:

May Bonus Action:  Revise, Submit, and Pitch “Be The Movement” Op-Ed


April 2015: Write a Letter to the Editor supporting Full Funding for Four Successful International Peacebuilding Agencies

Listen to Monthly Action Team call audio:
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March 2015: Write your Senators in support of the Youth PROMISE Act

Listen to Monthly Action Team call audio:

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February 2015: Write a Letter to the Editor Supporting the Youth PROMISE Act – then Send that Letter to Congress

Listen to audio from our call with Congressman Bobby Scott.


 

January 2015: Seek to Enroll Your House Member as an Initial Co-Sponsor of the Youth PROMISE Act – Email and Phone Call

Listen to audio from our call with Nell Bernstein, author of “Burning Down the House”.


December 2014: Submit Letters to your Local Papers – Calling on Congress to Fully Fund Effective Peacebuilding Entities in 2015 Budget

Audio from call with special guest John Filson of Alliance for Peacebuilding.


November 2014: Call Congress, and Enroll Three Friends to Call Too – Final Push this Session for Youth PROMISE Act

Audio from call with special guest Bobby Vassar, formerly Chief Counsel to the Majority and Minority on the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security in the House Judiciary Committee and one of the main champions for the Youth PROMISE Act.


October 2014: Write a Letter to the Editor – Call for Expanded Long-Term Peacebuilding for the Middle East

Audio from call with special guest Dr. S. Ayse Kadayifci-Orellana, Interim Associate Director at Georgetown University’s MA program in Conflict Resolution.


September 2014: Write to Your US House Member about Youth PROMISE Act, Follow-up in person during October

Audio from call with special guest Marianne Williamson.


August 2014: Write to Your US Senators about Youth PROMISE Act, Follow-up by Phone, Optionally Visit Them

Audio from Call with Special Guest Carol Chodroff, an initial crafter and champion of the Youth PROMISE Act.


July 2014: Write Letters to Editor about Dept. of Peacebuilding

Audio from call with Special Guest Jeanna Ruppel of Restorative Resources and the Sonoma County Restorative Justice Coalition


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June 2014: Call Congress about Youth PROMISE Act & Enroll Friends

Audio from call with Special Guest, Rashage Green, Legislative Counsel for Rep. Bobby Scott


May 2014: Letter to Editor about YPA & Mother’s Day

Audio from call with Special Guest, Dr. Peter Scharf


April 2014: Letter to Editor about Dept. of Peacebuilding

Audio from call with special guest Elizabeth Kucinich

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March 2014: Write U.S. House about Youth PROMISE Act

 Audio from call with special guest speaker CO Rep. Pete Lee

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February 2014: Write Senators about Youth PROMISE Act

Audio from call with special guest Evan Chapman, special assistant to Congressman Bobby Scott

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January 2014: Letters to Editors on MLK Birthday & Youth PROMISE Act

Audio from Call with special guest Bryan Stevenson, of Equal Justice Initiative

Special call with Congressman Dennis Kucinich

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December 2013: Write your Representative – U.S. Department of Peacebuilding

Audio from call


November 2013: Write your Senators – Youth PROMISE Act

Audio from Call with Guest Speaker Zephranie Buetow from Senator Mary Landrieu’s office:


October 2013: Letter to the Editor Action

Audio from Call with Guest Speaker, Congressman Bobby Scott:

If you would like more information about starting an Action team, or want to schedule your group start call, contact Dan Kahn at “dan at peacealliance.org”


September 2013: Op-ed Action

Full Audio from Sept. Action Team Activation call with Guest Speaker Sam Daley-Harris:

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Audio of Op-Ed training portion only: