Connecting Sister Circles: Peace X Peace Global Network

"The Power of the World always works in circles, and everything tries to be round." --Black Elk, Oglala Sioux Last month, the ePhilanthropy Foundation named Peace x Peace the 2007 Best Community Building/Volunteerism and/or Activism Campaign as part of its 2007 International ePhilanthropy Awards. ...more

Sexual Assault Survivors: SPEAK OUT! Together We are Strong!

It amazes me that even in the year 2007, we, as a society, are still "not speaking" about Rape/Sexual Assault/Child Abuse as if it remains a taboo topic! We women as a whole have fallen into the unstated mentality that if we don't speak of it, or if we pretend it doesn't exist, it will never affect us or a beloved family or friend. Not true! According to RAINN, the nation's largest Anti-Sexual Assault association: *Every 2 minutes, in America, someone is sexually assaulted. *1 in 6 American women are victims of sexual assault, and 1 in 33 men! ...more

I was abducted, beaten and raped by a stranger. It wasn’t a neighbor, a coach, a relative, a ...more

A Great Loss -- Author Grace Paley Dies

It saddened me greatly to hear that Grace Paley, a talented writer and social activist who championed women and anti-war movements among other things, died yesterday at her home in Vermont at the age of 84. ...more