Connecticut Supreme Court: Sandy Hook Gun Lawsuit Reinstated

The New York Times reported on the Connecticut Supreme Court decision to reinstate a major component of a lawsuit against Remington Outdoor Co. Inc. The lawsuit was brought against the North Carolina Company by families of both survivors and victims of the Sandy Hook massacre.


New York Live Arts

We recently had the opportunity to speak with New York Live Arts, a center devoted to the creation of live art that elevates the human spirit and brings people together in shared humanity. Their mission is to keep live arts experiences at the center of a broader conversation about cultural values and the intellectual, aesthetic, and social purposes of art-making.


A Benefit Performance of “Gloria: A Life”

Donor Direct Action presents a Benefit Performance of Gloria: A Life. The play is based on her extraordinary life and weaves together events from her 50 years in social and political activism.


Earth Day: Exposing the Environmental Costs of War

For centuries, war has not only involved the annihilation of human life, but also environmental destruction, in the forms of both ‘collateral damage’ and deliberate damage to environments.


There is a Solution

For decades Diana Wege has been visiting schools, advocating for gun control, meeting Congressional leaders on Capitol Hill and studying what can be done to end violence in our schools and teach children how to live without conflict.

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Theatrical Interventions: Kyoung H. Park

Kyoung H. Park founded Kyoung’s Pacific Beat (KPB), a peacemaking theater company, in 2011. The mission of the Brooklyn based company is to encourage a culture of peace through the production of new theater works. His most recent work is Pillowtalk, which was recently performed at The Tank in Manhattan, as part of The Exponential […]


The Uncomfortable Conversation

WOVEN participated in The Uncomfortable Conversation event held on January 16th at HBO. We learned about how to handle situations as described in Bari Weiss’ op-ed in the New York Times.


IPI Live Events During Ministerial Week of the UN General Assembly

Our resource partner, the International Peace Institute, IPI, has an extensive webpage of all of their events taking place this week during the high-level week of the UNGA. Many of these events will be on-the-record and live streamed.

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Join the Circle of Peace on September 21

This September 21, on International Peace Day, WOVEN, its allies, and citizens of New York City will gather and join hands forming a Circle of Peace around a Church, a Synagogue and a Mosque to symbolize solidarity, unity, and resistance. Please join us.


Please Join Us For “Love Divided By”

We invite you to join us for a performance of Susan Charlotte’s Love Divided By.


“The M Word” Event

We encourage you to attend “The M Word: Muslim-American Stories of Hope and Resistance” on February 24th at Columbia University.

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Upcoming Programs at NewYork Live Arts

WOVEN supports NewYork Live Arts in their aspiration to bring people together through art and creativity.


International Day of Peace

On September 21st, many millions of people around the world will acknowledge and celebrate the International Day of Peace, also known as Peace Day ( The United Nations theme for 2016 is “The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace.” The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, […]

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