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.

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.

27th Annual War Resisters League Raffle for Resistance

27th Annual War Resisters League Raffle for Resistance
08/04/2015 to 12/18/2015

Raffle Drawing: December 18, 2015
Buy your tickets now!

Your raffle contribution directly supports the campaigns and programs of WRL in our efforts to end war and militarism at its roots. We have curated a collection of powerful art highlighting political artists whose works nourish movements for peace and liberation. They tell stories of resilience, struggle for liberation and connect contemplation and action across communities.

Stop Urban Shield 2015!

T-shirts at Urban Shield

Stop Urban Shield is a broad coalition of grassroots community and social justice organizations primarily based in the Bay Area but with partnering community groups across the nation who have come together united against Urban Shield. Urban Shield, a SWAT team training and weapons expo that brings together local, regional, and international police-military units to collaborate on and profit from new forms of surveillance, state repression, and state violence.