Peace and Justice

Visual Learning: "Out of many, one"
by Katelin Carter
This Visual Learning lesson will get your students thinking about the growing number of organizations dedicated to making this world a better place, and how art has a magical, powerful way of making bold statements.
Standing on the Side of Peace
by Jen Marlowe
How one man’s journey changed everything I knew about the Middle East conflict.
Father John Blogs on No Impact Week
by Fr. John Rausch
Appalachian priest John Rausch has to drive 22,000 miles a year as part of his ministry. But he wants to strike a balance between the needs of the earth and those of his community.
Denisse Blogs on No Impact Week
by Denisse McLean
Denisse, a Nicaraguan researcher in Honduras, wants to see how far No Impact Week principles can go in the Global South.
Time to Stop the Real Reefer Madness
by Laura Carlsen
Since its inception, the War on Drugs has cost millions of dollars and thousands of lives. The civilians caught in the crossfire say it’s time for change.
What You Can Do to Stop the Execution of Troy Davis
by Jen Marlowe
In two weeks, Georgia plans to execute a man whose guilt is in doubt, but there is still hope for clemency.
After 9/11: An Interfaith Answer to Extremism
by Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie, Imam Jamal Rahman
Brought together by 9/11, three friends of different faiths look for answers about when and why religion leads to violence.
A Truly Courageous Response to Terror
by Fran Korten
What we can learn from Norway: Violence, fear, and political repression aren’t the only way to respond to a terrorist attack.
The Soul of the World
by Valerie Trueblood
Book Review: Essays on the definition of terror and the consciousness of transformation.
A Sit-In to Save a Sacred Site
by Lily Hicks
How local tribes stopped a Bay Area burial ground from becoming a parking lot.
Bring Our War Dollars Home
by Oliver Lazenby
U.S. Mayors: In order to build up jobs, we have to draw down troops.
Gold or Water? A Deadly Debate
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
To protect their water supply, Salvadorans are trying to ban corporate gold mining—and facing threats and violence as a result.
From Farm to Corner Store
by Lily Hicks
Getting healthy food on the shelves of convenience stores could be the first step toward replenishing food deserts.
More Incarceration Is Not the Answer
by Ruth Wilson Gilmore
In California, the headlines about prisons always seem to be the same: out-of-control costs, inhumane living conditions. But it doesn’t need to be that way.
Prevent a Tar Sands Disaster
by Nellis Kennedy-Howard
Why developing the tarsands has been called "world's most destructive project."