Alternatives to Violence workshops teach individuals conflict resolution skills for use in organizations, communities, families, schools, workplaces, etc.
Southern Poverty Law Center battles racial and social injustice.
You are invited to use the attached peace curricula. Please send comments to the NC Peace Resource Center if you have suggestions for revision or additions. Please feel free to print and share the materials.
Friends Committee on National Legislation is a “Quaker Lobby in the public interest” based in Washington, DC
Quaker House “Quaker House is a manifestation of the Friends’ Peace Testimony. Based in Fayetteville, NC, home of Ft. Bragg, Quaker House provides counseling and support to military service members who are questioning their role in the military; educates them, their families, and the public about military issues; and advocates for a more peaceful world”
Veterans for Peace “Veterans For Peace is a global organization of Military Veterans and allies whose collective efforts are to build a culture of peace by using [their] experiences and lifting [their] voices.”
On Earth Peace “A community of practice for justice and peace”
Quaker United Nations Office “QUNO staff work with people in the UN, multilateral organizations, government delegations, and non-governmental organizations, to achieve changes in international standards and practice”
American Friends Service Committee “The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization that promotes lasting peace with justice, as a practical expression of faith in action.”
QUIT “Quaker initiative to end torture”
Quaker Earthcare Witness “Quaker Earthcare Witness is a network of Friends (Quakers) in North America and other like-minded people who are taking spirit-led action to address the ecological and social crises of the world from a spiritual perspective, emphasizing Quaker process and testimonies.”
Center on Conscience and War “The Center on Conscience & War is a non-profit organization that advocates for the rights of conscience, opposes military conscription, and serves all conscientious objectors to war.”
Faith Action International House “FaithAction International House serves and accompanies thousands of our newest immigrant neighbors, while educating and connecting our diverse community across lines of culture and faith – turning strangers into neighbors! Our goal is to help Greensboro become a model Stranger to Neighbor city, and to share our experience with other communities at this urgent time in our nation’s history.”
The Beloved Community Center of Greensboro “The Beloved Community Center of Greensboro, North Carolina (BCC) is a community-based, grassroots empowerment oriented organization. Rooted in Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of proactive struggles for racial and economic justice, democracy and beloved community, the BCC is committed to grassroots empowerment, especially among minorities, within the context and spirit of forging a beloved community for all resident”
NC Sustainability Center “The NC Sustainability Connection works to showcase NC as a leader in sustainability and as a hub for companies that are creating the jobs of the future…We spread innovation and ideas. And we bring people together so they can build on each others’ success.We believe that North Carolina has all of the assets—economic, community, and environmental—to be a national leader in advancing a sustainable economy.”
The Listening Project: Community Listening, Empowerment, and Change is based in Western NC and helps “community-based organizations develop successful Listening Projects that have successfully addressed issues of social and economic justice; ethnic, racial, religious and cultural conflict; community health and education; and sustainable economic development.”
North Carolinians Against Gun Violence “To make North Carolina safe from gun violence through the education of the public about preventing gun violence, the enforcement of current gun laws, and the enactment of needed new laws.”