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Creative Peacebuilders

Street-Knowing: An Interview with Jude Nnorom

When confronted with unjust urban conditions in South Africa, Jude Nnorom answers with the most powerful tools he knows: a humble faith, and the stories of people he’s met on Tshwane’s streets.

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Creative Peacebuilders

Walking with Onics

From our friends at Street Psalms: Onics Bukenya models the dignity and wholeheartedness that shape a creative peacebuilder.​

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Creative Peacebuilders

Interview: Dong Jin Kim

The first thing I noticed about Dong Jin Kim was his smile. It’s a generous smile, and quiet. He doesn’t look like a person formed by one of the most dangerous places on earth…

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Creative Peacebuilders

Why do we call them “Artisans of Peace”?

“Creative peacebuilders” sometimes sounds like a contradiction. If we imagine peacebuilders doing dangerous and grueling work, we imagine artists differently: a painter, safe in a studio, studying a canvas and waiting for inspiration. So why call those committed to justice and peace “artisans?”

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The Promises of Open Wounds

“These stories are tiny but amazing,” Julijana says. “They radiate potential. But it all starts by recognizing the wounds of the other, by not being oblivious to the victims on the other side.”

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The Struggle of Beauty

It is Joel Aguilar’s fervent hope that a nonviolent “human catechism” might transform the streets of Guatemala City–because, as he says, “beauty deserves to live here”.

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