Following a vote at its last board meeting, East Bay Peace Action has joined a grassroots effort to take on systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, ecological devastation with the endorsement of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. When 1 in 2 Americans is poor and the news of the day is […]Read more "EBPA Endorses Poor People’s Campaign"
East Bay Peace Action today joined with other organizations across the United States to endorse the Olympic Truce, an initiative calling for a cessation of hostilities on the Korean Peninsula during the Winter Olympics in South Korea.. As supporters of the truce state: The Winter Olympics and Paralympics, to be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, […]Read more "EBPA Endorses Olympic Truce"
Time for Real Talk The North Korean situation demands an unbridled pursuit of negotiations. By Jon Rainwater, Executive Director of Peace Action and the Peace Action Education Fund, and Opinion Contributor | Dec. 1, 2017, at 11:10 a.m. Op-ed U.S. News and World Report North Korea’s latest apparent intercontinental ballistic missile test after a two-month […]Read more "Jon Rainwater op-ed in U.S. News & World Report: Trump needs real diplomacy with North Korea."
At the Nov. 11, 2017 board meeting the Executive Committee of East Bay Peace Action by consensus endorsed the People Peace Treaty with North Korea. To learn more about this effort visit the United for Peace and Justice website: People’s Peace Treaty with North Korea A message from Jon Rainwater: The Korean war claimed millions of […]Read more "EBPA endorses the People’s Peace Treaty with North Korea"
The East Bay Peace Action annual gathering took place on Oct. 22, 2017 at St. Paul’s Tower, Oakland. Gwyn Kirk with Women for Genuine Security and member of 2015 delegation of Women Crossing the DMZ presented “North Korea and the Nuclear Issue.” In other business: The EBPA board election was conducted EBPA members voted to endorse […]Read more "Annual Gathering Held – East Bay Peace Action"
East Bay Peace Action programs educate and engage the public. The Truth in Recruitment Program helps students and parents make informed decisions about joining the military. East Bay Peace Action Penny Poll offers the public an opportunity to show how they would like their tax dollars spent. We endorse partners and projects such as the […]Read more "East Bay Peace Action Programs"
The purpose of East Bay Peace Action is to accomplish the following through grassroots organizing within the diverse constituencies of Contra Costa and Alameda counties: Halt and reverse the arms race, nuclear and conventional, with a goal of a world free of nuclear weapons. Promote a peaceful foreign policy with respect for the political, social, […]Read more "EBPA Statement of Purpose"