Category Archives: Non-violence

moms for peace

PEACE: Mother’s Day began as peace holiday

By Trudy Thomas Americans love to spend money on mom when it comes to the annual Mother’s Day. But the $20-billion commercialized holiday has lost sight of the original vision…

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PEACE: Local Muslims speak out on terror

By Arshad Yousufi The terrorist attacks in Paris followed by a mass shooting in San Bernardino raised concerns in America about Muslims living in our communities. Responding to those concerns…

Africa Peace

African peace project

This summer, we bid farewell to three PPJPC members (two who had served on our board directors) as they set off for the Peace Corps in Africa. Husband-and-wife team Jimi…

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An Atheist Democrat in Palestine

by Christy Le Lait This is what occupation looks like. You thought maybe you knew or at least had some idea. You’ve read the blogs, the books, watched the documentaries,…