Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

(1982; Santa Barbara CA; 9 staff; wagingpeace.org)

Seeks a world free of nuclear weapons, to educate and advocate for peace, and to empower peace leaders. It is a non-partisan, non-profit organization with consultative status to the United Nations and is comprised of over 80,000 individuals and institutional members worldwide.

Programs:

  • Education – Offers educational resources to help people better understand the issues of peace and the abolition of nuclear weapons. Sponsors a Peace Leadership Program.
  • Advocacy – Focuses on collective action and advocacy to mobilize people and engage leaders across the globe to achieve our goals.
  • Peace Literacy Initiative – Led by Paul K. Chappell, a West Point graduate and Iraq War veteran, it teaches to students and educators alike and is built on the core premise that peace, like math and reading, requires a skill set that needs to be taught in schools.

Publications:

Leadership: David Krieger (Founder, President)

Budget: $1.2m (2017)

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