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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

C. ABOUT THE US PEACE PRIZE

 

C.1  What is the purpose of the US Peace Prize?

 

The US Peace Memorial Foundation’s US Peace Prize recognizes the most outstanding Americans who have publicly opposed military solutions rather than diplomacy and global cooperation to solve international problems.  Successful candidates will have taken a stand against military interventions such as invasion, occupation, production of weapons of mass destruction, use of weapons, threats of war, or other actions that threaten peace.  

 

We hope to inspire others to speak out for peace and to work to end the hatred, ignorance, greed, and intolerance that lead to war by honoring courageous role models and leaders.  You may read about previous recipients at www.uspeacememorial.org/PEACEPRIZE.htm.

 

C.2  How can I nominate a candidate for the annual US Peace Prize?

 

1.  Nominations will be accepted from Founding Members until the end of April each year.  Founding Members are listed at USPeaceMemorial.org/Donors.htm.  If your name is not included there, please join us today.

 

2.  Each Founding Member may nominate one outstanding and deserving individual or organization per year.  To be considered, the nominee must: (a) be a U.S. Citizen, permanent resident, or organization; (b) have documented peace activities in the US Peace Registry; and (c) be active in antiwar/peace work within the 16 months prior to April 30 of the nomination year.

 

3.  The US Peace Memorial Foundation’s Board of Directors makes the final decision for the annual prize.  Information published in the Registry is the only data considered by the Board of Directors when making the selection.  If you want to nominate a person or organization not included in the US Peace Registry, request that they submit their antiwar/peace activities for consideration by completing an Individual or Organization application form before April 30.  Those already in the US Peace Registry should review and update their information by sending proposed changes and additions to Registry@USPeaceMemorial.org.

 

4.  Please submit the name of your US Peace Prize nominee to us at info@USPeaceMemorial.org by April 30.  Provide your nominee’s email address so that we may directly notify the individual or organization of the nomination.

 

 

US Peace Memorial Foundation, Inc. is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) public charity.

Donations to the Foundation are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. 

 

Florida registration #: CH20094.  A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE FLORIDA DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE.  REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

 

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