Links - Updated Feb 23, 2020

Center for Progressive Reform - https://progressivereform.org/

The Center for Progressive Reform is a leading nonprofit research and educational organization dedicated to protecting health, safety, and the environment through analysis and commentary.

Coronavirus Website Created by 17 year-old Avi Schiffmann in the State of Washington, USA - ncov2019.live

S p r e a d      K i n d n e s s - www.SpreadKindness.org

Mark and Maria Haswell, of California, founded SpreadKindness.org which is an organization dedicated to encouraging and empowering people to practice kindness in their everyday lives. SpreadKindness.org provides individuals and groups with tools, ideas, projects and events that help make the world a kinder place. We endorse what they are doing and encourage you to visit their site.

Our Side (In Memory of Larry S. MacDonald) - www.our-side.net

Larry MacDonald was born on the Fourth of July, 1926. He died on Flag Day, June 14, 2011. Larry's passion for peace inspired me to develop www.BeAnInstrumentOfPeace.com. He wrote a book, Our Side, which he hopes you will read. It can be read on his website, our-side.net. In my humble opinion, this book should be required reading for all of our world's leaders.

Ebenezer United Church of Christ - ebenezerucc.org

A special church in Sheboygan, Wisconsin which encourages inclusive theology and inclusive living. No matter who you are or where you are in life's journey, you are welcome at Ebenezer United Church of Christ.

Association Of Childrenís Museums - www.childrensmuseums.org

An excellent organization dedicated to providing children with positive learning and exploration experiences.

British Broadcasting Company - www.bbc.com

For another perspective on world news from a news agency which isnít influenced by USA politicians, this site is a must.

The Magic House (St. Louis Childrenís Museum - www.magichouse.org

Minnesota Childrenís Museum - www.mcm.org

Truly one of the most wonderful childrenís museumís in the USA. They were an inspiration while I was deeply involved with our local childrenís museum in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

The Open Society Institute - www.opensocietyfoundations.org

The Open Society Institute (OSI) is a private operating and grant-making foundation based in New York City that serves as the hub of the Soros foundations network, a group of autonomous foundations and organizations in more than 50 countries. OSI and the network implement a range of initiatives that aim to promote open societies by shaping government policy and supporting education, media, public health, and human and womenís rights, as well as social, legal, and economic reform. To diminish and prevent the negative consequences of globalization, OSI seeks to foster global open society by increasing collaboration with other non-governmental organizations, government and international institutions.

Seeds Of Peace - www.seedsofpeace.org

Living peacefully is something which is learned. Seeds Of Peace works with young people from all over the world, teaching them about peaceful living and training them to be leaders who will work toward peace in our world.

St. Anthony Prayer Site - www.stanthony.org

Even though I am not a Catholic, I found this site quite helpful.

St Francis Peace Prayer Site - www.shrinesf.org/franciscan-prayer.html

Another helpful prayer site.

United Church of Christ - www.ucc.org

Few religions welcome EVERYONE. I am blessed to be a part of one which does. The United Church of Christ is committed to including everyone in the unifying adventure of exploring ways in which God is still speaking to us. This is another example of how we can be instruments of peace in a world which is hungry for an end to war and the suffering, pain and hopelessness it brings to our lives.

Vicky Emerson - www.vickyemerson.com

On April 17, 2004, I met Vicky Emerson at the American Club in Kohler. During the Spring Flower Show, she was playing her original compositions on the grand piano. Vicky is a gifted artist from Minnesota and her beautiful music can be purchased on her website.

Coalition of Women for Peace - www.coalitionofwomen.org

Reading the content of this website will help the reader gain a better understanding of the struggle for peace underway in this region of the world.

The Coalition of Women for Peace has become one of the leading voices in Israel advocating for a just and viable peace between Israel and Palestine.The Coalition brings together independent women and nine women's peace organizations. A mix of Jewish and Palestinian women (all citizens of Israel), who take action to amplify the voices of women calling for peace and justice for all inhabitants of the region.