The CO Project began as part of American Stories Online, as a way to preserve history. Along the way, it has grown into more than collecting the stories of COs, into building a community of peacemakers.
We hope you'll find inspiration here through the courage and conviction of people of conscience.
“True stories comfort, inform, connect, and instruct us; lies harm our culture, our society, and our civilization. The corporations and corrupt politicians who own and regulate the media lie to us to protect their power. Their control of the media at the start of the twenty-first century is so powerful that the truth is reduced to a whisper. Listen for it, and pass it on.”
Conscientious Objection in World War II Alternative service, non-combatant service, or prison. Those were the choices that COs had to make. Read a brief background overview here and about the Civilian Public Service camps here.