unRival Spaces: “Join or Die” with Pete Davis

Author and filmmaker Pete Davis joines our Creative Director, Billy Price, for a discussion about his film, “Join or Die”!

The 2024 unRival Award Winner: “Join or Die”

The poster of the documentary "Join or Die"

We are pleased to announce the recipient of the first-ever unRival Award, “Join or Die”!​ The unRival Award is given annually at the Justice Film Festival to a film in any category which powerfully shows the beauty, difficulty, and value of pursuing justice and peace for all people through nonrivalrous and nonviolent ways of being.

Peace is Possible: Overcoming Roadblocks to Positive Peace

Our free downloadable resource, “Peace is Possible,” summarizes years of research into the state of peacebuilding. It makes the case that community leaders have an outsized effect on peacebuilding efforts. They greatly need your support. We offer examples of how you can apply their insights to transforming conflicts in your own life.

The 2023 JustPeace Film Lab

In early 2023, unRival Network partnered with Justice Film Festival to host the first-ever JustPeace FilmLab in New York City, a nonrivalrous learning space to bring together storytellers who long to create a better world for all people.

Short Film: Artisans of Peace

The Artisans of Peace short film shows how simple acts of loving-kindness and creativity can bind a community to one another with dignity and beauty.

Short Film: The unRival Invitation

The unRival Invitation short film undertakes a journey from the battle-ready beliefs common within us to the healing relief of true belonging in a community without rivals.

Exploring Creative Solutions to Cross Divides: A Conversation with Michael Nagler & Mel Duncan

Two leading peacebuilders delve into their experiences training communities in civil resistance and unarmed protection.

The Film Lab

The JustPeace Film Lab hosts filmmakers, students, and storytellers in a nonrivalrous space. Stepping back from competitive environments, participants celebrate the power of transformative, nonviolent storytelling together.

The Frame

Your biweekly newsletter framing of conflict, peace, and justice through an unRivalrous Perspective.​

Nurturing Hope in Nonviolent Peacebuilding

Hope is a powerful force. When faced with violence and conflict, we struggle to sustain hope. But despite the challenges, there are many reasons to have hope that the efforts of global peacebuilders will effectively reduce violence in our lifetimes.