November 5, 2007: This website is an archive of the former website,, which was created 10 years ago by Charles Jenks. It became one of the most populace sites in the US, and an important resource on the antiwar movement, student activism, 'depleted' uranium and other topics. Jenks authored virtually all of its web pages and multimedia content (photographs, audio, video, and pdf files. As the author and registered owner of that site, his purpose here is to preserve an important slice of the history of the grassroots peace movement in the US over the past decade. He is maintaining this historical archive as a service to the greater peace movement, and to the many friends of Traprock Peace Center. Blogs have been consolidated and the calendar has been archived for security reasons; all other links remain the same, and virtually all blog content remains intact.

THIS SITE NO LONGER REFLECTS THE CURRENT AND ONGOING WORK OF TRAPROCK PEACE CENTER, which has reorganized its board and moved to Greenfield, Mass. To contact Traprock Peace Center, call 413-773-7427 or visit its site. Charles Jenks is posting new material to, a multimedia blog and resource center.

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War on Truth  From Warriors to Resisters
Books of the Month

The War on Truth

From Warriors to Resisters

Army of None

Iraq: the Logic of Withdrawal


Archives of Homepages - year 2000 and earlier


End U.S. Led Economic Sanctions Against the Iraqi People  Update:  Rick McDowell of Wendell, Mass is a new Core group member who has worked with Voices in the Wilderness for several years.  He provides information to members of Congress, the clergy and the public on opportunities to visit Iraq.  The linked letter was written to US Rep. John Olver by our Core grup President Charlie Jenks.  This open letter to  John Olver includes embedded links to sites on depleted uranium, the resignation of Denis Halliday as Director of the U.N. Food for Oil program, harassment of Voices in the Wilderness peacemakers who brought medical supplies to the Iraqi people and manipulation of UNSCOM by US administration. (Page updated on November 1, 1999 by removing expired links.)

On July 4th, 2000  Traprock welcomed Joanne Ranney, Regional Coordinator for Witness for Peace, and Ann Ferguson of Feminist Aid to Central America (FACF is an affiliate project of Traprock Peace Center).  After a potluck picnic and music by the folk group The Diggers, Joanne and Ann reported on their visits to Central America and work in solidarity with several communities there.  (Updated August 16, 2000) 

Young Peacemaker Awards on May 7, 2000  In collaboration with the Interfaith Council of Franklin County

Solidarity in Central America, Close the School of the Americas (Added 3/7/99; article on Witness for Peace mission with photos from El Salvador and Guatemala by Liz Kelner.)

Plowshares Action by Daniel Sicken and Sachio Ko-Yin  

Peace Building and Conflict Transformation

1999 photo page

1998 photo page

Last Updated on July 2, 2002 by Charlie Jenks