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DCPT Media Releases and News about DC Peace Team

"Could the U.S. Government take Nonviolence Seriously?" by Mitchell Atencio in Sojourners, Sept. 2, 2021.


"What a truly humanitarian response in Afghanistan would look like," by Eli McCarthy in Waging Nonviolence, Aug. 24, 2021

If we choose to build peace, then we must engage,” by Christine Trillana, Peace Direct, Apr 26, 2021.

“It’s like a pandemic. Polarization is out of control. We need a de-escalation of hostility,” by Anna Mierzynska in, (Poland) Apr. 21, 2021

How DC Peace Team Modeled Community Protection during Election-Related Demonstrations,” in Waging Nonviolence, Mar. 8, 2021

“To defuse political violence across US, conflict mediators apply lessons from gang disputes and foreign elections,” The Conversation, Feb. 3, 2021

“How DC Peace Team Plans to De-Escalate Inauguration Violence,”  by Madison Muller, Sojourners, Jan. 15, 2021.

We Need to Prepare for Ongoing Insurrectionary Violence and Address its Root Causes,” by Maria Stephan, Jan. 14, 2021.

“DC Peace Team De-Escalates Knife Altercation and Provides Protective Accompaniment,” media release, Jan. 6, 2021.

The Peace Teams are Here, Talk-It-Out Radio, Jan. 3, 2021

“DC Peace Team in the Chaos of DC Protests and Clashes,” media release, Dec. 13, 2020.

Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde, Episcopal Diocese of Washington DC, Nov. 4, 2020.

More than 800 Faith Leaders are Ready to De-Escalate Election Tension,” Sojourners, Nov. 2, 2020.


Training for Post-Election Violence Scenarios,” Metta Center for Nonviolence, Oct. 13, 2020.


Pro-migrant and Pro-border security activists hold rallies at the border,” on CBS-8, Dec. 15, 2018.

Sojourners video on Posadas, Dec. 15, 2018.


Small, Energetic, Unite the Right Rally Ends Early,” in Georgetowner by Peggy Sands, Aug. 13, 2018.


DC Peace Team_Unite_Right_Rally_Post_Event_Press_ReleaseAug. 14, 2018.


DC Peace Team at Unite Right Rally seen in this CNN video, Aug. 12, 2018.


DC Peace Team Deploys Unarmed Protection Unit During ‘Unite the Right’ Rally Aug. 10, 2018. Media Release

Catholics Cheer, Protest, Work for Peace at Trump’s Inauguration in America Magazine’s Dispatches, Jan. 20, 2017.

Community Reacts to Viral Video of Police Pinning Woman up against SUV,” by Jasmine Norwood, DCW Television, Aug. 16, 2016.

Peace Teams head to Cleveland for Republican National Convention,” July 18, 2016. Media Release


Peace Teams at RNC Offer Conflict Resolution by Kimberly Wright, ABC/NBC, July 18, 2016


A Future That Values Everyone by Robert C. Koehler encourages the work for peace of both DC Peace Team in Washington, DC and Nonviolent Peaceforce in South Sudan, “Creating peace requires this kind of effort.” Sept. 4, 2014

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