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Causes: Arms Control & Peace, International, Military & Veterans Organizations, Veterans

Mission: Veterans For Peace, Inc. (VFP) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational and humanitarian organization dedicated to the abolishment of war. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE We, having dutifully served our nation, do hereby affirm our greater responsibility to serve the cause of world peace. To this end we will work, with others (a) To increase public awareness of the costs of war (b) To restrain our government from intervening, overtly and covertly, in the internal affairs of other nations (c) To end the arms race and to reduce and eventually eliminate nuclear weapons (d) To seek justice for veterans and victims of war (e) To abolish war as an instrument of national policy. To achieve these goals, members of Veterans For Peace pledge to use non-violent means and to maintain an organization that is both democratic and open with the understanding that all members are trusted to act in the best interests of the group for the larger purpose of world peace.

Programs: Support over 100 local chapters through trainings, website, weekly enews, 3 time yearly newsletter, annual convention. Hundreds of local actions exposing the true costs of war carried out by chapters. Iraq water project funds installation and maintenance of water purification systems in schools, hospitals, mosques in iraq that have been damaged in the us invasion. Support over 100 local chapters through trainings, website, weekly enews, 3 time yearly newsletter, annual convention. Hundreds of local actions exposing the true costs of war carried out by chapters. Iraq water project funds installation and maintenance of water purification systems in schools, hospitals, mosques in iraq that have been damaged in the us invasion.

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