PEACE Organizations and websites

PEACE Organizations and websites:

Albert Einstein Institution promotes nonviolent resistance to invaders, dictators, etc.:

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a long-standing Quaker-based organization working for peace, social justice, and more:

Center on Conscience & War provides information and help for Conscientious Objectors and resisters:

Churches for Middle East Peace:

Code Pink is a highly expert and active woman-based peace organization:

Committee Opposed to Militarism and the Draft (COMD) works to protect young people from military recruiters and Junior ROTC programs, in addition to opposing the military draft:

Courage to Resist supports people in the military who refuse to obey orders:  See Glen’s September 2022 TV program about this, featuring two veterans who had resisted:

Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR) is a pacifist organization supporting peace, social  justice and nonviolence since 1915:

Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) is a long-standing Quaker-based organization that educates the public and effectively lobbies in Washington DC for peace, social justice, and more:

Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space provides substantive information and advocacy against militarizing space:

Global Zero works to abolish nuclear weapons:

Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action is the non-profit organization located immediately next to the Navy’s Trident nuclear submarine base in Kitsap County WA.  Since 1977, GZ has been educating the public, educating the Navy’s people who work at the base, and organizing nonviolent civil disobedience:

Institute for Policy Studies has worked on a great variety of issues, including peace, since the 1970s:

Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) has brought together many veterans of the Iraq war to work for peace, especially in light of what they experienced and learned first-hand.  The website continues as an archive, while a new name and website – About Face — now includes all veterans since the September 11, 2001 tragedy, and they are continuing their active organizing for peace.

Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) works for truly peaceful and just solutions to the Israel-Palestine conflict by engaging Jews and all other kinds of people to work together to protect Palestinian people’s rights in seeking peace:

Just Foreign Policy mobilizes people to promote diplomacy, cooperation, and the rule of law in international settings.  Their website is being overhauled in early December 2022:

Lutheran Peace Fellowship is one of several dozen religious peace fellowships affiliated with the Fellowship of Reconciliation.  The LPF engages with Lutheran individuals and congregations to connect their faith-based values with the principles and policies that also are grounded in nonviolence and peace:

National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund (NCPTF) has worked since the 1970s for a federal law that would allow federal taxpayers to claim Conscientious Objector status and divert the military’s share of their tax dollars to new peace-oriented projects:

National Priorities Project is a part of the Institute for Policy Studies (see above) that helps individuals and movements to learn and take actions to change our federal resources to prioritize peace and economic justice for everyone:  Also see

National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee (NWTRCC) unites people in learning how to avoid paying taxes for war and encouraging war tax resistance as a way to obey their own consciences and to build nonviolent resistance to war:

Nonviolent Peaceforce is a non-profit organization that protects civilians in violent conflicts by training and deploying unarmed people to work side-by-side with local communities and use nonviolent methods to improve communication among the parties, protect people from violence, and empower local people to affirm and practice nonviolence:

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation was founded in 1982 and works for a just and peaceful world with no nuclear weapons.

Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance (OREPA) focuses on the nuclear weapons manufacturing plant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where 100% of the highly enriched uranium for all of the U.S.’s nuclear weapons has been produced.  OREPA is very well informed and does good work educating people and organizing nonviolent resistance.    Glen’s March 2022 TV program explains the horrible issues and OREPA’s excellent work:

Peace Action resulted from the merger of the 60-year-old SANE organization that opposed nuclear weapons and the 1980s Freeze Movement.  They work for peace, and especially against nuclear weapons.

Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane (PJALS) has been working since the mid-1970s in the greater Spokane WA area to promote peace, social justice, and nonviolence.  They organize a variety of strategically smart activities and engage people of all ages:

PeaceWorkers is a community of activists, based primarily in the San Francisco Bay area, whose website and activities help people all over work for peace, justice, reconciliation, and nonviolence worldwide:

Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice:  When Rachel Corrie, a young peace activist from Olympia WA was murdered on March 16, 2003, while nonviolently protecting a Palestinian family’s home from being destroyed by an Israeli military bulldozer, people in her hometown created this non-profit organization to continue working for peace and social justice, with a special emphasis on the Middle East crisis:

United for Peace and Justice (UFPJ) was founded in 2003 to build a coalition of local and national peace and justice organizations to prevent the U.S. from starting a war against Iraq.  UFPJ has persisted:

Veterans for Peace brings together American military veterans to inform each other and organize a variety of activities to promote peace, especially in light of what they have experienced and learned.  They also welcome people who have not been in the military:

War Resisters International is a global pacifist organization working for peace and nonviolence:

War Resisters League (WRL) is the U.S. part of this pacifist organization.  For a whole century, WRL has opposed all wars and the injustices that lead to wars:

World BEYOND War is an excellent organization that we mentioned several times during Glen’s December 2022 TV program and in the thorough summary of what we said in the interview:









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Since the late 1960s Glen Anderson has devoted his life to working as a volunteer for peace, nonviolence, social justice, and progressive political issues. He has worked through many existing organizations and started several. Over the years he has worked especially for such wide-ranging goals as making peace with Vietnam, eliminating nuclear weapons, converting from a military economy to a peacetime economy, abolishing the death penalty, promoting nonviolence at all levels throughout society, and helping people organize and strategize for grassroots movements to solve many kinds of problems. He writes, speaks, and conducts training workshops on a wide variety of topics. Since 1987 he has produced and hosted a one-hour cable TV interview program on many kinds of issues. Since 2017 he has blogged at He lives in Lacey near Olympia WA. You can reach him at (360) 491-9093