Washington, DC — January 17, 2017 — Today Russia rebuffed President-Elect Trump’s suggestion that he would consider lifting sanctions against Russia in exchange for a nuclear arms agreement. Paul Kawika Martin, senior director for policy and political affairs, with Peace Action (the nation’s largest grassroots peace organization), made […]
Since 1993, Paul Kawika (CA VEE CA) Martin, Peace Action’s organizing and political director has worked with numerous Environmental, Peace, Animal Rights and Human Rights organizations including Greenpeace and Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR). Mr. Martin worked with a Clinton Presidential Commission and spent a year campaigning in twenty countries on Greenpeace ships including the Rainbow Warrior.
Martin uses his expertise on nuclear weapons, international relations and U.S. foreign policy to lobby Congress and to mobilize Peace Action’s 100,000 members around social change. Members of Congress and their staff consult with him on legislation and strategy around the issues of reducing nuclear weapons, Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran. Peace Action is the largest grassroots peace organization in the U.S. His recent travels include Cuba, Iran and Japan.
His work has appeared in countless international, national and local television, radio and print media outlets including the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, Politico, Alan Colmes radio show and Democracy Now! Mr. Martin served on the Community Advisory Board of a Washington, DC television station.
Martin received his bachelors at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) in Environmental Studies and Global Peace and Security and currently lives in Washington, DC where he enjoys his passions of Italian motorcycles, the arts and the outdoors.
As you know, elections are just under a month away with several opportunities to elect pro-peace candidates. You can help now.Take a look at these pro-peace candidates running for the House of Representatives:Michael Eggman in CA-10Rick Nolan in MN-8Carol Shea-Porter in NH-1Michael Eggman is in a competitive race to unseat […]
Washington D.C. – October 6, 2016 – On the 15th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, Jon Rainwater, the executive director of the United States’ largest peace organization, Peace Action, released the following statement: “After fifteen years of endless war, Americans need to demand answers from the […]
Washington, DC — September 29, 2016 — Peace Action, the nation’s largest peace organization, endorsed Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH-1) for the House of Representatives in Maine’s 1st district. According to the respected Cook Political Report, the race could be close and is currently rated “Lean Democratic.” “For six decades […]
Washington, DC — September 23, 2016 — Peace Action, the nation’s largest peace organization, made the following statement in response to today’s first-ever CTBT resolution (number 2310) passed by the UN Security Council. Their Senior Director for Policy and Political Affairs, Paul Kawika Martin, said: “Peace Action praises […]
Washington, DC — September 20, 2016 — Peace Action, the nation’s largest peace organization, endorsed Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME-1) for the House of Representatives in Maine’s 1st district. “I am honored to be endorsed by the the largest peace organization in the nation, Peace Action. For nearly 60 […]
Hiroshima, Japan — August 6, 2015 — On the 71st Anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings (August 6th and 9th), Paul Kawika Martin, the senior director for policy and political affairs for the United State’s largest peace organization, Peace Action, released the following statement from the official Hiroshima […]