PEACE & JUSTICE
A fair world lays the foundations for peace.
by Jerome G. Millerposted Sep 30, 2000
- Why does the "home of the free" lock up 2 million men, women, boys, and girls-most of them people of color?
On the Day the Children Marched
by Reginald Sinclair Lewisposted Sep 30, 2000
- Children protest the scheduled execution of Reggie Lewis and march against capital punishment. Poetry.
by Michael Jonasposted Sep 30, 2000
- In 1990 Boston had 152 killings; in 1999, the number had fallen to 30, not one of them a juvenile. Boston's nationally acclaimed approach to stemming gang violence and youth crime is examined.
by Sarah van Gelderposted Sep 30, 2000
- Involving victims in the criminal justice system can lead to healing, community empowerment, and fewer repeated offenses.
White on Black, Black on White
by Carol Estes, Robert Jeffreyposted Sep 30, 2000
- Two perspectives on a talking circle about racism held following the WTO protests in Seattle.
by Carol Estesposted Sep 30, 2000
- the War on Drugs: the social cost of the drug war and the people in and out of the criminal justice system who are calling for an end to war.
Is It Time to Close the Prisons Discussion Guide
posted Sep 30, 2000
- Have you, or has someone close to you, spent time in jail or prison? What was the experience like? How did it change you/them?
Youth Court: Jury of Their Peers
by Edgar S. Cahnposted Sep 30, 2000
- The Time Dollar Youth Court in Washington, D.C. for first time juvenile offenders aims to keep first offenders from becoming hardened criminals.
Wild Rice Moon
by Winona LaDukeposted Jun 30, 2000
- The ancient, wild rice-centered culture of Minnesota's Anishinaabeg people confronts cultivated "wild" rice.
Assembling For Peace
by D.J. Mitchellposted Oct 29, 1999
- In Sri Lanka, the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement, a grassroots community development organization that combines Buddhist philosophy with Gandhian methods.
by John Bondposted Oct 29, 1999
- Making Amends by John Bond - Australia Journey of Healing
Peace Trees, Vietnam
by Gay-Wynn Cooperposted Jun 30, 1999
- Although public opinion has turned against the use of landmines, a large number remain active, a lethal reminder of wars long over. One group of Americans and Vietnamese are removing landmines and restoring an indigenous ecosystem ...
by Berito Kuwar U'waposted Mar 31, 1999
- Banking on Earth, Light, Water by Berito Kuwar U'wa of the U'wa People -- Buddhist Self-Reliance by Tuenjai Deetes -- Eco-Justice in the Niger Delta by Oronto Douglas
by Tag Eversposted Aug 30, 1998
- When a mother meets her son's murderer, grief and anger turn into action.
by John Bondposted Aug 30, 1998
- On May 26th of 1998, Australia witnessed an event without precedent across the world. People stopped to commemorate Sorry Day, expressing their sorrow for a tragic episode in Australian history – the practice of removing Aboriginal children from their families with the aim of assimilating them into Western culture.