Peace Action

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Peace Action, formerly SANE and the Freeze, is the nation's largest grassroots peace group. Their website notes:

"We are the nation's largest grassroots peace network, with chapters and affiliates in 30 states. We organize our grassroots network to place pressure on Congress and the Administration through write-in campaigns, internet actions, citizen lobbying and direct action. Through a close relationship with progressive members of Congress, we play a key role in devising strategies to move forward peace legislation, and, as a leading member of United for Peace and Justice and the Win Without War coalition, we lend our expertise and large network to achieving common goals." [1]

Long Range Strategy

"The chairs of the Long Range Strategy committees: JoAnn Fuller and Glen Stassen (Program), Brian Corr and Diana Onken (Governance), Steven Brion-Meisels and Mike Keller (Finance and Fundraising), Kevin Martin (Executive Director)

Members of the three committees include:


Accessed March 2008: [3]

"Friends and Allies"

Accessed March 2008: [4]


"The work of the Peace Action Education Fund is possible thanks to the generous support of the following foundations: The Paul & Edith Babson Foundation * The Bydale Foundation * Colombe Foundation * Janelia Foundation * The HKH Foundation * The New World Foundation * Peace Development Fund * Ploughshares Fund * Iraq Peace Fund, Underdog Fund, Tides Foundation * The Scherman Foundation, Inc. * Sisters of St. Joseph of the Third Order of St. Francis * Unitarian Universalist Funding Program * Courtney Knight Gaines Foundation * Sisters of Loretto * Dominican Sisters of Springfield Illinois * Working Assets Long Distance" [5]


Other Books

  • Sam Marullo and John Lofland, Peace Action in the Eighties: Social Science Perspectives (Rutgers University Press, 1990).



Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles


  1. About, Peace Action, accessed March 3, 2008.
  2. [ Peace Action Long-Range Strategic Plan Approved by the National Board of Directors : April 2005], Peace Action, accessed March 3, 2008.
  3. Staff, Peace Action, accessed March 3, 2008.
  4. Friends and Allies, Peace Action, accessed March 3, 2008.
  5. International Relations, Peace Action, accessed March 3, 2008.

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