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NJ Peace Action

Peace Action is the nation's largest grass roots organization. It was founded as SANE (later to become SANE/Freeze) in 1957.

 

Our goals are:

  • Abolish Nuclear War
  • Promote a more peaceful economy
  • Bring an end to weapons trafficking
  • Encourage non-military solutions to international conflicts
  • Promote conflict resolution at all levels.

 

Peace Action's national headquarters are in Washington D.C. Policies are decided democratically at annual national conferences and through a Board of Directors elected by the grassroots affiliates.

The Northern New Jersey Affiliate - NJ Peace Action, always one of the nation's most active groups, is based in Bloomfield with chapters throughout the state local communities.

 

What we do...

  • We lobby for policy changes in Congress, the United Nations, Trenton
    and in towns like yours
  • We educate and publish a hotline on federal legislation and annual voting
    records for every member of congress on peace and justice issues
  • We print fact sheets to better inform the public, hold public meetings
    on important issues and speak out in the press
  • We promote conflict resolution programs in New Jersey Schools
    and encourage future generations to solve problems
  • We organize at the grassroots level to encourage citizens to vote for
    candidates who support our views on peace and social issues.

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