Peace & Nonviolence
Building the Beloved Community to bring about a peaceful world:
It serves to promote civil discourse, stimulate critical thinking and create a safe and comfortable environment where people can talk and learn with people who differ.
Tearing down unjust structures, uprooting war and militarism:
Monthly meetings regularly focus on political organizing for peace, skills training for peacemaking, and a Middle East Study group.
Opposing war -- working to end wars, prevent armed conflicts, and support diplomatic solutions and humanitarian relief in conflict zones. Current attention towards Syria and Afghanistan, and a federal budget that reducing unnecessary military spending and gives more attention to human needs.
Solemn monthly witness that visibly opposes and mourns war and violence.
A monthly public witness for peace and nonviolence held at the World Peace Bell in Newport, Kentucky.
Seeks to limit the influence of military recruiters in the schools.