Highlights of Global Portland 2005 on PCM

Global Portland 05 was held on September 11, 2005, as a multicultural celebration bringing music and dance from around the world to Portland. There was...

TroopsHomeFast – Cindi Fisher

Cindi Fisher spoke to the Oregon Peace Institute at the Portland Community Media Studios in August, 2006 about her fast for TroopsHomeFast, a group working with...

Public Relations for Social Action Workshop

Marie Clarke Brill of AfricaAction.org presented a workshop on PR for Social Activists to the Portland Genocide Awareness Coalition in May, 2006. This is an...

Global Portland 2005

Global Portland 2005 was a grassroots festival of multicultural understanding spearheaded by CLCB – now known as the Center for Intercultural Organizing (clcbank.org). There were...

Refusing to Serve – Jospeh Hatcher

Refusing to Serve: Acts of conscience and stories of resistance in Israel & Palesine. Joseph Hatcher, of Veterans Speak Out Against War and Military Occupation....

PBS Program on CO in World War II

The PBS series History Detectives had a good segment on Alternative Service Certificates from 1943. They “discover” that Peace Churches funded alternative service camps for...

Refusing to Serve on OPI Presents!

Refusing to Serve: Acts of Conscience and Stories of Resistance in Israel/Palestine and Iraq July 9, 2006 on OPI presents!:  Refusing to Serve I –...

The First (and last!) Annual Peace Fest

OPI Celebrated the end of the Cold War with a huge festival at Portland’s Waterfront Park in 1989. Hopefully it won’t remain the last!...

Peace Check Off Fund

Peace Check Off Fund “Rumble” In the early 1990’s OPI managed to get a Peace Fund checkoff on the Oregon income tax forms. This was...