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The Fight For Incarcerated People’s Rights in Connecticut COVID-19 & the Violation of Rights

“I was shot by the police, and because I was on parole when I got shot by the police, everyone else told the narrative of what happened during that incident,” said Jewu Richardson, founder and organizer of Building It Together, one of Peace Development Fund’s 2022 Community Organizing Grantees. Written by PDF intern Dilawaiz Rao. ...Read more

Published on August 17, 2022

The Fight for Reproductive Justice Isn’t Over: How These PDF Partners Prove It’s Just Beginning

“As more Americans are looking to get involved in the fight for abortion access and reproductive justice, these organizations will become a new avenue for advocacy and serve as inspiration,” writes PDF intern Ollie Laliberte. ...Read more

Published on July 14, 2022

Lora Wondolowski: Rethinking Peace

“I find myself now working for an organization with the word ‘peace’ in our name and working to understand what that phrase means to me.” ...Read more

Published on July 13, 2022

PDF Awards $10,000 to Valley Grassroots Organizations

The Peace Development Fund (PDF) announced last month grant awards through their Pioneer Valley Community Advised Fund (PVCAF) to five social justice organizations in Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin Counties. Click here to read the full story. ...Read more

Published on May 11, 2022

PDF Partners Challenge the Growing Incarceration of Women and Girls

Women are the fastest-growing prison population in the United States, especially for Black, Indigenous and other women of color. PDF’s Community Organizing Grants partners are raising awareness of this troubling trend and organizing to make systemic change. ...Read more

Published on September 16, 2021
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