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FOR Peace Presence: A Year in a Review

As a newly independent organization with a long history FOR Peace Presence is thrilled to present our first-ever annual report! Whether you have followed our work in Colombia since the days of FOR USA's Colombia Project, or came to know us more recently, we know...

FOR Peace Presence Monthly Update May 2015

Amidst a ping pong table and a rockola machine that blasted hits from the 80’s and 90’s, the FOR Peace Presence team gathered together at the start of the month of May for our semiannual retreat. For several days we discussed our past, present and future work. With...

A “Peace Community” Tries Nonviolent Resistance in Colombia

Para la versión en español, haz click aquí. The following article written by FOR Peace Presence accompanier Nikki Drake, was originally published on North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA). Reprinted with permission. As the Colombian peace talks proceed, some...

Celebrating 18 Years with the Comunidad de Paz de San José de Apartadó

Haz clic aquí para la versión en español  Last weekend had the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó abuzz with excitement in celebration of their 18th anniversary, which celebrates the struggles of the Peace Community in sustaining an island of peace in the midst...

FOR Peace Presence Monthly Update – January 2015

Will 2015 be a year for peace and equality in Colombia? As we walk with Colombian human rights defenders, we all hold hope for a comprehensive peace agreement and the changes it could bring. We also prepare for the changes that may not be decided just yet, and for the...