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Peace Through Action USA

Week of Peace Through Action–Day 2: Share Your Peace

We have arrived at day two of Peace Through Action’s Week of Peace through Action, our call to action series timed to coincide with the annual observance of Peace Day this September 21. Those of you who have had an opportunity to open yesterday’s email will know that we encouraged you to “Be Peace,” that […]

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DC Peace Team and Peace Through Action USA Announce Service Collaboration
On: Sep 16, 2019
By: Peace Through Action USA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 16, 2019 Eli McCarthy, DC Peace Team 510-717-8867, esm52@georgetown.edu Bob Reeg, Peace Through Action USA 202-827-5967, breeg@peacethroughaction.org (Washington, DC)—DC Peace Team and Peace Through Action USA announced their intent to work together to increase peace between people and groups in District of Columbia neighborhoods experiencing intractable community and interpersonal violence. Through […]

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Brilliant Detroit and Peace Through Action USA Announce Service Collaboration
On: Sep 16, 2019
By: Peace Through Action USA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 Cindy Eggleton, Brilliant Detroit 313-483-8992, ceggleton@brilliantdetroit.org Bob Reeg, Peace Through Action USA 202-827-5967, breeg@peacethroughaction.org (Detroit, MI and Washington, DC)—Brilliant Detroit and Peace Through Action USA announced their intent to work together to increase peace between people and groups in the high-need neighborhoods that Brilliant Detroit supports. Through the collaboration, […]

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#OurCommonCalvert and Peace Through Action USA Announce Service Collaboration
On: Sep 16, 2019
By: Peace Through Action USA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 16, 2019 Jennifer Wilder, #OurCommonCalvert 410-610-2888, revjenn@broadviewmaryland.org Bob Reeg, Peace Through Action USA 202-827-5967, breeg@peacethroughaction.org #OurCommonCalvert and Peace Through Action USA Announce Service Collaboration (Sunderland, MD and Washington, DC)—#OurCommonCalvert and Peace Through Action USA announced their intent to work together to strengthen bonds between community members of Calvert County, Maryland and […]

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Week of Peace through Action: Day 1–Be Peace
On: Sep 15, 2019
By: Peace Through Action USA

On this first day of our Week of Peace through Action, Peace Through Action USA encourages you to “Be Peace,” that is to concentrate on learning and practicing personal behaviors that increase care for oneself and attentiveness to and action for the well-being of others. To provide you a sense of the importance that Peace […]

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Introducing Our Week of Peace through Action
On: Sep 15, 2019
By: Peace Through Action USA

by Bob Reeg Founder and Chief Executive Officer Peace Through Action USA It’s a pleasure to communicate with you again. A (too) long span of time has passed since Peace Through Action USA last posted a blog. As a new start organization, we have been absorbed with thousands of tedious start-up tasks, all of which […]

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Practically Peaceful
On: Sep 21, 2018
By: Peace Through Action USA

An Essay and #PeaceDayChallenge for #PeaceDay 2018 by Bob Reeg, Founder and CEO, Peace Through Action USA There we were, 25 people gathered in a circle. Some who joined it were couples or friends, but the group overall was comprised of strangers. One thing we had in common was a shared experience—having just seen the […]

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Punching Holes in the Walls through Volunteering
On: Jan 12, 2018
By: Peace Through Action USA

by Bob Reeg I lived my childhood in a midwestern, mid-century, residential subdivision populated at the time nearly exclusively by White people. I recall no people of color walking the neighborhood’s streets, nor peers of color at my parochial elementary school. And despite the neighborhood being named “Indian Hills,” with street names such as Kickapoo […]

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Autumn is the Season for Being at Peace
On: Nov 21, 2017
By: Peace Through Action USA

by Bob Reeg, MPA, CVA I feel conflicted about the autumn season. On the one hand, I enjoy the adjustment to lower temperatures and the burst of color as leaves change from verdant greens to crisp yellows, oranges, and reds. On the other hand, the decrease in daylight hours causes me to feel pressure to […]

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A #MeToo Challenge to Men and Boys (and those who support them)
On: Oct 18, 2017
By: Peace Through Action USA

by Harriet Boorhem EdD Preface: People of all genders and sexualities experience sexual harassment and sexual violence. Because a large majority of instances of sexual harassment and sexual violence are directed against women and girls, this essay is addressed to men and boys, and the people and organizations that nurture, teach, and employ them. The […]

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