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Melanie Merkle Atha, EPF Executive Director

Melanie Merkle Atha has demonstrated her dedication to advancing peace and peacemaking around the world in her roles as collaborative lawyer, collaborative practice group non-profit founder, and, most importantly, as a baptized Christian.  She will take on the responsibilities of...
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Announcing the search for an EPF Executive Director

In our 80th year we have, since our founding, been formed by a commitment to the Baptismal Covenant which calls us to “seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving your neighbor as yourself,” and to “strive for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of...
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Reflections on a Standing Rock pilgrimage

Yesterday I went for a hike in the woods by my house. Immediately the stress of work and home and the world began to melt away as I traveled deeper into the woods. I was filled with new questions about these familiar woods. Who walked these woods before anyone else could remember...
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Action Groups

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The work of EPF depends on the support of those who seek to do justice, dismantle violence and strive to be peacemakers. If you would like to help in that quest, here are some ways that you can contribute.
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Palestine Israel Network

The goal of this Action Group is to provide relevant information and links to valuable resources, to enable stronger, more effective advocacy and to provide a place for PIN members to connect and collaborate.
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Young Adult Network

Join this group and be in touch with other young adults who care about Peace and Justice and are doing something about it.
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Gun Violence Prevention

The Gun Violence Prevention Action Group explores three major ways that our chapters and members can work to reduce gun violence.
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Death Penalty Abolition

This Action Group explores the topics of death penalty abolition, justice, and penal reform. We are presently working to create a network of resources and opportunities for public witness. Contact us with your suggestions and ideas and watch for monthly updates to this site.
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Form an Action Group

Resources to help you promote nonviolence.
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