Nebraskans For Peace
, or NFP, is a peace advocacy organization based in Lincoln
, United States
. "Nebraskans for Peace is a statewide grassroots advocacy organization working nonviolently for peace with justice through community building, education and political action."Nebraskans for Peace. . 29
;9. Retrieved 5/26/08.
Founded in 1970, NFP is a state-wide progressive organization conducting active grassroots campaigns focused on promoting peace
and social justice
. NFP was preceded by Rural Nebraskans for Peace, formed in 1968, and a short-lived University of Nebraska-Lincoln student group called Nebraskans for Peace in Vietnam, formed in 1966."New Group Organizes to Seek Solution in Viet Nam, Daily Nebraskan
, April 7, 1966. Love Library archives, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. A chapter has existed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
since at least 2002(2002) Daily Nebraskan.
Retrieved 5/15/07. and a chapter at the University of Nebraska-Omaha
was founded in 2003.
NFP has been campaigning the Nebraska State Legislature
to make the community of Whiteclay
officially "dry" so that local businesses do not profiteer
by selling alcohol
to Native Americans
on the neighboring Pine Ridge Reservation
in South Dakota
.(2006) Indian Country Today.
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