Conflict Resolution

Build your library with an icon of hope

Black History Month (February) is an invitation to recognize the human dignity of and celebrate the contributions of African Americans and people of the African diaspora. The images that surround us — television shows, magazines, Facebook friends and posts, teachers, preachers and other community leaders — shape how we see... read more»

Posted by Tura Foster Gillespie on February 16, 2015

No Sanctions, Support Diplomacy

International negotiators have agreed to continue working to reach a peaceful resolution to the Iranian nuclear negotiations. While the talks continue, Iran's nuclear program will remain frozen. The U.S. and our international partners have agreed to no additional sanctions. Call your members of Congress and tell them to... read more»

Posted by Mark Harrison on December 08, 2014

Children are being killed!

Jesus loved children. When the disciples came to him inquiring, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” he called a passing child to the middle of the group, and said: “Whoever becomes humble like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven,”... read more»

Posted by Emilia Truluck on July 11, 2014

Retributive violence, collective punishment do not lead to peace

In the past few days, we've witnessed an incredible escalation of violence in Israel and Palestine. By now, you should recognize the names of Naftali Fraenkel, Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrah, the three Israeli teens who were kidnapped June 12 outside the West Bank city of Hebron and were found... read more»

Posted by Emilia Truluck on July 02, 2014

Week(s) in Review Jan. 28 - Feb. 8

As Jim Winkler mentioned in his column last week, it's been a very significant two weeks for several justice issues. The Boy Scouts of America said Feb. 6 that it needed more time for a "deliberate review" of its policy banning gay Scouts and leaders. (UMNS file photo by Mike... read more»

Posted by Michelle Whittaker on February 11, 2013