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Condemning the UMass Response to Student Protest

written by a current UMASS Student On April 29th, 2024, students of the University of Massachusetts Amherst started their liberation encampment on UMass campus, following the wave of protests and […]

Published on May 10, 2024

Seeding Change: Celebrating Earth Day with our 2024-2025 Grantees

This Earth Day, the Peace Development Fund is excited to highlight the exceptional initiatives of three grantees from our 2024-2025 Seeding the Movement Fund. Each of these organizations is pioneering […]

Published on April 22, 2024

Executive Director of Peace Development Fund To Retire

April 17, 2024                                                                                                                                           AMHERST, MA- Paul Haible, PDF’s executive director for the last twenty years, has announced his plans to retire on April 30, 2024. Under Haible’s leadership, PDF amplified its focus […]

Published on April 17, 2024

Grassroots Nonprofit River Valley Organization Behind $600 Million Norfolk Southern Settlement in East Palestine Train Derailment

Over a year after a train carrying hazardous materials derailed and triggered a massive toxic fire in East Palestine Ohio, the freight company, Norfolk Southern, has filed a $600 million […]

Published on April 15, 2024

Inspiring Female Organizers for Peace and Social Good: A Reminder for the Year-Long Celebration of Women’s History

As Women’s History Month draws to a close, the Peace Development Fund deems it crucial to acknowledge and commemorate the remarkable strides taken and continue to be made by women […]

Published on March 30, 2024
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