We’ll be partnering with the Rotary Action Group for Peace on a new project: Peace Education and Action for Impact, which will prepare young peacebuilders to advance positive change in themselves, their communities, and beyond. The project will start in June and span three-and-a-half months. Join zoom calls today to learn more.
Join us in March 25. Hoan Thi Tran and Heather Bowser will tell their stories. Jonathan Moore will discuss the U.S. legal cases around Agent Orange. Tricia Euvrard will talk about the current lawsuit in France. Susan Schnall will talk about the health effects of Agent Orange. Paul Cox will discuss the legislation that U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee will introduce. Register.
This month’s volunteer spotlight features Guy Feugap, World BEYOND War’s chapter coordinator in Cameroon. Guy shares his personal experience of witnessing violent conflict in Cameroon and the resulting peacebuilding work that he is doing in his community. Read Guy’s inspiring story.
World BEYOND War invites you to this online info session to learn about The Peace Flag Project, a global peace art project conceived and organized by WBW California chapter member Runa Ray. Register.
We’ll be holding weekly discussions of Leaving World War II Behind as part of a book club limited to 18 participants plus the author, David Swanson. We’ll send you a signed copy of the book. Claim one of the 2 spots still open.
World BEYOND War’s #NoWar2021 conference is going virtual! Save the date for June 4-6, 2021. #NoWar2021 is a unique event that brings together a global grassroots coalition of individuals and organizations around the topic of stopping the global arms trade and ending all war. Get your tickets!
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