G R O W I N G A N D S U P P O R T I N G
A C T I V I S T S
Since 2009, PeaceUp has been exploring the idea of creating a nationwide network supporting activists, emboldening them to take effectiveaction. Last Spring, we experimented with our PeaceUp Back-Up model, following the Citizen’s Filibuster and DOI actions in Washington, DC. However, we ran into logistical complications realizing that as a 501(c)(3) we couldn’t raise money for legal fees, which led us back to the drawing board. Hence, launching this novel PeaceUp CoRR model. As our friend Josh Kahn Russell poignantly says, let’s "build a movement that holds one another."