Articles, news, campaigns and events about #GiveRefugeesRest


Jun 4, 2016, 2:14pm Kristin Stoneking
Originally posted on Waging Nonviolence."Are you aware that Ryan endorsed Trump today?" asked the local television reporter after our #GiveRefugeesRest delegation met with House Speaker Paul Ryan at his district office in Janesville,...
Jun 3, 2016, 12:11pm FOR
Rep. Paul Ryan publicized his endorsement of Donald Trump's presidential campaign within moments of hosting a meeting with staff and members of the Fellowship of Reconciliation, along with supporters of FOR's #GiveRefugeesRest campaign, a...
Jun 2, 2016, 9:06am Keiller MacDuff
June 2nd, 2016: Representatives of the nation’s oldest interfaith peace organization, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, along with members of the local Muslim community will meet with Rep. Paul Ryan, the nation’s highest ranking elected...
Jun 1, 2016, 4:25pm Kristin Stoneking
Your support of the #GiveRefugeesRest campaign to end Islamophobia and welcome refugees continues to build incredible momentum.This week, your expressed concerns will be shared directly with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.This February, I...
Feb 17, 2016, 6:06pm David Smith-Ferri
Last month, as US border patrol agents began rounding up Central American women and children denied asylum, a small group of international peace activists from Voices for Creative Nonviolence boarded a plane for Helsinki, Finland, to visit two...
Feb 11, 2016, 6:51pm Ethan Vesely-Flad
Nearly one month ago, we launched Give Refugees Rest to end Islamophobia and welcome refugees.And I’m happy to report to you that elected officials are listening — and we have gained such momentum that we’re going to expand...
Feb 1, 2016, 6:42pm Kristin Stoneking
This week, I will be traveling to Washington, DC, along with other representatives from FOR to further our efforts to advocate on behalf of Syrian refugees and counter Islamophobia.Unfortunately, the House Homeland Security Committee continues...
Feb 1, 2016, 5:41pm FOR
As part of FOR’s #GiveRefugeesRest campaign, we are recruiting writers to share their personal stories in connection with Muslims and/or refugees and to give voice to the necessity for the United States of America to be accepting of all people. The...
Feb 1, 2016, 1:50pm FOR
As part of FOR’s #GiveRefugeesRest campaign, we are recruiting writers to share their personal stories in connection with Muslims and/or refugees and to give voice to the necessity for the United States of America to be accepting of all people. The...
Jan 27, 2016, 6:04pm FOR
As part of FOR’s #GiveRefugeesRest campaign, we are recruiting writers to share their personal stories in connection with Muslims and/or refugees and to give voice to the necessity for the United States of America to be accepting of all people. The...