PEACE LINKS


Peacemakers, Inc. has been an important women’s organization for peace in Dallas for over twenty years. It produced the Third International Women’s Peace Conference in July, 2007, which drew over 1400 delegates from all over the world. Now it is forming the Castleberry Peace Institute which will be based in Dallas. www.peacemakersincorporated.org

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes, THE site for information about Sadako, books, videos, and folding instructions for the origami cranes.
www.informeddemocracy.com/
sadako/

The World Peace Prayer Society, a nonprofit, nonsectarian NGO dedicated to spreading the message of peace to all people. One of the most influential organizations for peace using the prayer: May Peace Prevail On Earth.
http://www.worldpeace.org

PEACE X PEACE, a grassroots women's movement on every continent getting women together in circles to make a difference in the world.
http://www.peacexpeace.org

The Goi Peace Foundation, an organization whose mission is to bring together the hearts and wisdom of all people for the common goal of peace on Earth. http://www.goipeace.or.jp/English

Peace Pole Makers USA, Providers of Peace Poles that are constant reminders to visualize and create World Peace. There are over 200,000 Peace Poles in 100 countries around the world.
http://www.peacepoles.com

International Day of Peace Vigil, focuses on events and activities for the International Day of Peace on September 21st each year.
http://www.internationalday
ofpeace.org

Friends of Peace Pilgrim, a nonprofit, all volunteer organization devoted to spreading Peace Pilgrim's message. For twenty-eight years, Peace Pilgrim walked over 25,000 miles to promote peace within nations and individuals. All materials on this website are offered free.
http://www.peacepilgrim.org

The Dallas Peace Center
Dallas Peace Center is the oldest and largest Peace and Justice organization in North Texas. Its mission is to promote research, education, dialogue, and action for peace and justice.
http://www.dallaspeacecenter.org

Grandmothers for Peace International, founded in 1982, has been a leading group in resistance to nuclear testing and global militarism, and for peace and justice issues for the human family.
http://www.grandmothers
forpeace.org
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The Peace Company, a source for peace items such as the Bethlehem Peace Dove Pin, which is handcrafted by Palestinian artisans on the West Bank.
http://www.thepeacecompany.com

Code Pink, a grassroots movement to channel the strengths of women toward the creation of a just and peaceful world.
http://www.codepink4peace.org

Women in Black, a peace network of women who stand in silent vigil to protest war and civil rights abuses all over the world. It began in Israel in 1988.
http://www.womeninblack.org/en/vigil

Women for Peace, world wide group dedicated to the cause of international disarmament.
http://www.peacewomen.org/

Baring Witness, women protesting war by spelling out Peace with their naked bodies.
http://www.baringwitness.org

Pathways to Peace, International peace building, educational and consulting organization.
http://www.pathwaystopeace.org

Women Waging Peace is an organization that advocates for the full participation of women in formal and informal peace processes around the world. Wonderful website!
http://www.inclusivesecurity.org/
women-waging-peace-network/

Search for Common Ground seeks to transform the way the world deals with conflicts away from adversarial approaches toward cooperative solutions.
http://www.sfcg.org

Only Love Prevails World Peace Experiment
http://onlyloveprevails.org
Help create world peace through a shift in consciousness by becoming part of a "Hundredth Monkey" experiment.

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WOMEN LINKS


WOMEN

Gather the Women, dedicated to demonstrating a new way of world leadership of partnership, cooperation, harmony and balance.
http://www.gatherthewomen.org

The Millionth Circle, group dedicated to forming a million circles of women around the world based on Jean Shinoda Bolen's book, The Millionth Circle.
http://www.millionthcircle.org

Women's e news, a great source of information about women.
http://www.womensenews.org

Women's Intercultural Network, an organization that links women and girls across cultures, globally and in US communities.
http://www.win-cawa.org

Peer Spirit, uses Christina Baldwin's book, Calling the Circle, for creating and maintaining women's circles. Guidelines can be downloaded.
http://www.peerspirit.com

V-Day, a global movement to stop violence against women and girls. Sponsor of Vagina Monologues presentations held on or near Valentine's Day.
http://www.vday.org/main.html

Global Fund for Women is a grant making foundation supporting women's human rights organizations around the world.
http://www.globalfundforwomen.org

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MY SHEROES

Donna L. Goodman has written and edited a marvelous book: Every Body Counts, Every Drop Matters, which is a UN Classroom Resource Guide on Water and how it shapes our future. She is the founder of the Earth Child Institute.
http://www.earthchildinstitute.org

Jean Shinoda Bolen, author of The Millionth Circle and Close to the Bone. Her latest book is Crones Don't Whine. She's now working to bring about another UN Conference on Women in Brazil.
http://www.jeanshinodabolen.
com

Patricia Monaghan, a pioneer author of Goddess history books such as The New Book of Goddesses and Heroines and The Goddess Path. She wrote the most powerful poem I've ever read about war - The Sweeney Lacunae. A new book, Urgent Lesson from Mother: Gather the women, Save the World, will be out in September
http://www.altogether.com/
patricia/

Starhawk, a Goddess pioneer and one of the most courageous women in the movement for peace and justice. Her journal is posted on the website.
http://www.starhawk.org

China Galland, author of Longing for Darkness, Tara and the Black Madonna and The Bond Between Women. Her work inspired the Images of Divinity Research Project.
http://www.imagesofdivinity.org/

Mary Minehan, a Brigidine nun in Kildare, Ireland whose energy is a powerful force for peace in Europe. She is one of the keepers of Brigid's Fire in Kildare.
http://www.solasbhride.ie/

Hagit Ra'anan, a courageous Israeli woman who has worked for peace for years. Her energy is always directed toward bringing together all of humanity for a peaceful world.
http://www.bridgesofpeace.org/

Lydia Ruyle is a marvelous visionary artist whose book, Goddess Icons Spirit Banners of the Divine Feminine, is one the most beautiful books I have ever owned. She has taken her banners all over the world, to the joy of everyone who sees them.
http://www.lydiaruyle.com

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GODDESS LINKS

Sage Woman, wonderful print magazine celebrating the Goddess in every woman.
http://www.sagewoman.com

Donna Henes Urban Shaman, fabulous resource for Goddess lore and ritual.
http://www.donnahenes.net

Meinrad Craighead is an artist whose creation centered vision is rooted in the ultimate paradigm of creativity: birthing. Her work is connected to ancient images of God the Mother.
http://www.meinradcraighead.
com

Katheryn Trenshaw is an American artist living in Devon, UK, who draws inspiration for her lovely art from sacred sites and stone circles.
http://www.ktrenshaw.com

Clare Campbell is a magical artist whose love of life overflows in her vibrant Goddess paintings. She leads retreats and workshops at the Gorgeous Goddess Hotel in Greece.
http://www.clarecampbell.org/

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D/FW LINKS


Moonlady's Orbit: Home of Amy Martin. Amy’s long and varied writing career has been laced with activism and leadership, and infused with a deep spirituality and concern for the Earth.
http://www.moonlady.com

Valery Guignon, creator of exquisite hand dyed silk clothing, dolls, sculpture and many more artistic creations. Creator of the Wild Woman Doll Classes, she teaches women how to bring out their wild nature through creating a magical doll.
http://www.guignon.com/

Christensen Center for Whole Life Health, the practice of Dr. Margaret Christensen who practices medicine as if women matter. She has been a powerful force in the city to bring about the recognition of the importance of healing women, not only physically, but emotionally and spiritually.
http://www.christensencenter.com

Karen Weiss does beautiful henna designs, aspecially for pregnancies, weddings and female empowerment.
http://www.karenweiss.net

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