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#PeaceBeginsWithWe Archives - Peace Through Action USA

Holistic Well-Being Workshop Announced

Peace Through Action USA is holding Holistic Well-Being as the Foundation for Inner Peace, our first Peaceful Speakers event. This virtual and free event takes place Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm EST. Register here to join us in this learning opportunity. Our guest presenter, Judi Ferrara of the College of Southern […]

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We Have Values Yes We Do
On: Nov 11, 2021
By: Peace Through Action USA

By Bob Reeg, Chief Executive Officer, Peace Through Action USA Did you know that Peace Through Action USA has a statement of values? Oh, surely you must. They are standard fare for organizations. They are one of the first things our board of directors developed early in Peace Through Action’s formation. Our board of directors […]

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Observing All Veterans
On: Nov 11, 2021
By: Peace Through Action USA

by Bob Reeg, Chief Executive Officer, Peace Through Action USA How does an organization focused on peace go about observing Veterans Day? As the title of Tolstoy’s work of literature suggests, war is the antithesis of peace. And if it is militaries that conduct wars, service members their agents, and veterans their alums, then by […]

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Join our Peaceful Readers Book Club
On: Oct 20, 2021
By: Peace Through Action USA

Do you like to read books? Do you enjoy discussing important social and civic topics with others, in a civil manner? If so, Peaceful Readers is the book club for you! Peace Through Action is starting a virtual book club for adults of all ages. Our projected pace is one book each two months. Our […]

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Calvert Peace Project Announced
On: Sep 21, 2021
By: Peace Through Action USA

Peace Through Action USA is pleased to announce that earlier this year we received a major cash award to enable us to initiate the Calvert Peace Project, our first community peace project. Community peace projects are our signature intensive mission delivery strategy. Through these projects we seek to build capacity of communities to develop and […]

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Job Opportunity in Calvert County, Maryland!
On: May 21, 2021
By: Peace Through Action USA

Job Opportunity in Calvert County, Maryland! Peace Through Action USA is pleased to announce a new job in Calvert County, Maryland. We seek a motivated, engaging, and dependable employee who will contribute to the development and delivery of civic and social engagement projects for youth and adults in the county. Peace Through Action USA activates […]

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I Can Imagine: A Call for White People to Undo Racism
On: May 31, 2020
By: Peace Through Action USA

Bob Reeg, on the subject of undoing racism My social media continues to fill with news stories, quotes from history, and outrage posts about the most recent series of high-profile state and citizen violence against people of African American race—say their names: Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Ahmaud Armery, Christopher Cooper—and the demonstrations that have ensued […]

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Promoting Racial Healing: Recommendations of a Dispute Resolution Practitioner
On: Jan 21, 2020
By: Peace Through Action USA

David T. Deal, on the subject of racial healing As a trained, certified, and practicing mediator and restorative justice facilitator, I see myriad opportunities for promoting racial healing on a case-by-case basis. Both mediation and restorative justice processes subordinate any impulse for a person, group, or institution to fully decide for a subject what needs […]

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The Permanent Toll of Intimate Partner Violence
On: Oct 15, 2019
By: Peace Through Action USA

“Pete’s” Reflection* I have been a huge Billie Holiday fan for years now. There is one song she covered that has always left me feeling uncomfortable when listening to it. That’s her version of the song, “My Man.” The reason I shift around uncomfortably when listening to the song is that it includes the lyrics, […]

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Week of Peace through Action-Day 7-Happy Peace Day!
On: Sep 21, 2019
By: Peace Through Action USA

Peace Through Action USA joins the annual observance of the International Day of Peace. The United Nations and many others across the globe have set aside this day to devote attention to “strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.” How worthy a goal. Indeed, it is a happy cause […]

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