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The Harsh, Yet Inspiring Truth of Creative Peacebuilding

UnRival spent the past year interviewing people working to transform conflicts around the world. This is what we learned.

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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.
Hands reaching across divides
Two leading peacebuilders delve into their experiences training communities in civil resistance and unarmed protection.
A Letter from unRival Co-Founder Suzanne Ross
Suzanne Ross learned wars are fought for many reasons that mean little to the people caught in the crossfire. Peace accords may happen at the national and international level, but peace must be built from the ground up.
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.
What is Peace? Defining Creative Peacebuilding
Peacebuilding is not just about ending violence; it’s about creating the foundations that make societies resilient in the face of conflict.