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TRAINING: Campaign Nonviolence

February 4, 2017 Nonviolent people power is on the rise and it has rarely been more important than now!  Despite the daily avalanche of disheartening news, hope remains. We’re seeing it in the people on the streets during the women’s marches,  in everyday citizens vigiling at the airports for immigrants and refugees, in courageous actions […]

The Inconvenient Hero and His Journey to the Promised Land

At 6:01 P.M. On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr., America’s most inconvenient hero, died on the balcony of the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. Just the day before he had stood before an audience and declared that “ I may not get there with you, but I want you to know, that we […]

Army Corps of Engineers Threatens: How do we Respond?

 The Army Corps of Engineers  announced a few days ago that on December 5, it would  clear the WaterProtectors  camp at Standing Rock, North Dakota, ==  led by Native communities and supported by hundreds of non-Natives –-  the camp that has stood fast against the building of the Dakota [Oil} Access Pipeline. It has since partly backed […]

NCOE Statement of Solidarity with the Southern Movement Assembly

The National Council of Elders commends the Southern Movement Assembly  for its work to advance human rights movements in the Southern United States, and for its determination to establish and sustain formations in which people of all cultural, economic and racial backgrounds may work together to build a more just society. Organizers in the Southern […]