The War Resisters League affirms that all war is a crime against humanity.  We are determined not to support any kind of war, international or civil, and to strive nonviolently for the removal of all causes of war, including racism, sexism and all forms of exploitation.

This Weeks Raffle for Resistance Artist Spotlight: Sophia Dawson

“Colored Only,” mixed media, 8.5 x 11 in
Sophia Dawson

Sophia Dawson is a Brooklyn based artist. She discovered her talent for painting after creating a portrait of her father while studying at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of music and art. At that very young age of just sixteen, she witnessed that her work moved and touched people from all walks of life. Using God as her guidance and inspiration, Sophia dedicates her life to the creation of art and hopes that her art will open the eyes of humanity. She emphasizes the importance of overcoming the obstacles of life in order to achieve one's goals.

Urban Shield 2015: In-Depth

What is Urban Shield//

Urban Shield is a national war games, SWAT training and weapons expo, held each year in Alameda County, with exercises all over the Bay Area, and attended by hundreds of local, federal and international agencies.

Its goal is to collaborate on, expand and profit from new forms of surveillance, state repression, and state violence and is hosted with support from and on condition of a grant from the Department of Homeland Security’s Urban Area’s Security Initiative.  

Against All Odds: Organizing & Study Guide

Against All Odds Organizing & Study Guide Cover

Download the Against All Odds: Organizing & Study Guide here.

War Resisters League is excited to announce a popular education resource for connecting with Iraqi organizing across borders for activists, organizers and students around the world! We hope this guide supports you in better understanding Against All Odds: Voices of Popular Struggle in Iraq, as well as the work and dreams of Iraqi organizers who are building the Iraq they dare to envision.