May 2 – May 2, 2017
The following statements have been adopted by the BPFNA board of directors:
Once Again: A Statement in Solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives
Former Board President, Amaury Tañón-Santos, on behalf of the entire board of directors, speaks out against the continued violence against black people at the hands of police. This statement echoes sentiments expressed in a previous statement written only a couple months prior. October 2016.
BPFNA Statement on Centering Black Lives in Pursuit of Racial Justice • Estatuto de BPFNA sobre Centrar las Vidas Negras en Busca de la Justicia Racial
Written by members of BPFNA's Working Group to Center Black Lives in Pursuit of Racial Justice on behalf of BPFNA, August 2016. • Esta declaración fue escrito para BPFNA ~ Bautistas por la Paz por los miembros de nuestro Grupo de Trabajo para Centrar Vidas Negras en Busca de la Justicia Racial, agosto 2016.
BPFNA Statement on the Water Crisis in Flint, MI
A statement from the BPFNA staff and board on February 24, 2016 addressing concerns about the water crisis in Flint and water/environmental injustices in communities all across North America and the world.
Faith Groups Join Call for an Arms Embargo on Israel
Statement written by the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship on the Israel/Gaza war. BPFNA signed onto this statement, July 2014.
Living Without the Sword: A Statement on Gun Violence
BPFNA Board comments on the rising amounts of gun violence experienced in North America, February 26, 2013
Statement in Support of the U.N. Resolution on Palestine
Board affirms the Nov 29 action to admit Palestine as a non-member observer state, December 10, 2012
An Open Letter to Prime Minister Harper
In response to a potential war with Iran, May 18, 2012
An Open Letter to President Obama
In response to a potential war with Iran, March 28, 2012
Seek Peace Amidst Hatred
In response to Islamophobia, September 10, 2010
A Call to Conscience & Community in a Time of War
A confession & call to action in response to the war in Iraq, May 3, 2007
War Is Not the Answer
An open letter to US President George W. Bush, August 6, 2002
BPFNA Statement on Justice & Sexual Orientation
A welcome to all persons of faith who desire to be peacemakers, May 20, 1995