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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two leading peacebuilders delve into their experiences training communities in civil resistance and unarmed protection.
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.
Your biweekly newsletter framing of conflict, peace, and justice through an unRivalrous Perspective.
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.
Peacebuilding is not just about ending violence; it’s about creating the foundations that make societies resilient in the face of conflict.