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violence Archives - Peace Through Action USA

Week of Peace through Action Day 3–Create Peace Part 1

Here we are at day three 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. Today, we introduce you to our programs model, which has generalist and specialist components. As a generalist, Peace Through Action strives to […]

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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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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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Reflection: Too Old to Die
On: Aug 10, 2017
By: Peace Through Action USA

I gasped as I read the headline. The front page of the August 9, 2017 print issue of the Washington Post carried an article titled “97-year old’s slaying a sign of Baltimore’s deep distress.” What caught my attention was not Baltimore’s deep distress (that has been heavily covered in the media…and it also overlooks the […]

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Peace Through Action USA Announces Opening for Service
On: Jul 21, 2017
By: Peace Through Action USA

Washington, DC, July 24, 2017—Peace Through Action USA announced that its formation activities had completed and that the organization was ready to begin delivery of its mission programs. Tracy Doyle, Peace Through Action USA board of directors chair, proclaimed, “This is a great day for our organization and the many people who have worked so […]

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