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  1. Intentional Communities Listing (Fellowship for Intentional Communities)
      "If you are looking for an intentional community, ecovillage, cohousing, commune, co-op, or other cooperative living arrangement, browse through our alphabetic list or search our database. You can filter your search on many key characteristics of each community such as location, size, etc." 06-06

  2. One Day of Peace (One Day in Peace)
      Provides activities, such as proclamations that can be initiated by classrooms, to support one day of peace. 11-99

  3. Peace Organizations (WorkablePeace.org)
      Provides information about "about youth and adults in the United States and around the world who are working to build communities of peace and reconciliation." 11-02

News
  1. Peace and War (Waging Peace)
      Provides articles and news stories regarding peace and war.

Papers
  1. Carter Center Efforts by Country star
      Describes health, economic, political, and mediation efforts of the Carter Center in each country where civil war, ethnic conflicts, or economic deprivations are rampant.

  2. Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS.com)
      Provides studies to assist with international strategic planning. 7-03

  3. News and Articles Related to Current Events (Council on Foreign Relations)
      CFR provides news and articles 05-07

  4. Organizations for Preventing Conflict and Warfare (Forum on Early Warning and Early Response)
      Provides organizations by region. 1-02

  5. Peace Brigades International
      "Peace Brigades International (PBI) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) which protects human rights and promotes nonviolent transformation of conflicts." 2-02

  6. Win Without War (National Council of Churches News Service)
      "A broad coalition of leaders of religious and civic organizations announced here today the launching of a movement titled 'Keep America Safe: Win Without War.' "

      " 'We are patriotic Americans who share the belief that Saddam Hussein cannot be allowed to possess weapons of mass destruction. We support rigorous UN weapons inspections to assure Iraq's effective disarmament.' "

      " 'We believe that a preemptive military invasion of Iraq will harm American national interests. Unprovoked war will increase human suffering, arouse animosity toward our country, increase the likelihood of terrorist attacks, damage the economy and undermine our moral standing in the world. It will make us less, not more, secure.' "

      " 'We reject the doctrine -- a reversal of long-held American tradition - that our country, alone, has the right to launch first-strike attacks. America is not that kind of country.' "

      "Founding members include the National Council of Churches, Business Leaders for Sensible Priorities, the Conference of Major Superiors of Men, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, Move On, the National Organization for Women, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Rainbow Push Coalition, Sojourners, Women’s Action for New Directions, and Working Assets." 12-02

  7. Win Without War (Worldwide Faith News - United Methodist News Service)
      Describes a coalition of "mainstream" organizations commited to the USA taking a path to promote peace instead of war.

  8. Women Waging Peace (Women Waging Peace)
      "The goal of Women Waging Peace is to change the public policy paradigm so women are fully integrated throughout formal and informal peace processes to prevent violent conflict, stop war, and sustain peace in fragile regions." 01-16

Projects
  1. -Organizations for Peace (Idealist) star
      Action Without Borders includes a searchable listing of 14,000 organizations devoted to world peace.

  2. International Women's Peace Conferences (WomensPeaceConference.org)
      Provides information on leaders, history, and an application for getting involved. 07-07

  3. World Trek - Odyssey
      The mission is "To educate youth about diverse communities around the world, to empower youth through service learning to change locally and globally, and to actively engage students and teachers in the use of emerging technologies as a tool for education and social action. In service of this mission, the Odyssey will link students via the World Wide Web to a team of volunteers traveling and performing community service throughout the world."

   
   


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