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Creative Peacebuilders

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.

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Four Names for Peace

The world is full of beautiful visions of the peace humanity strives for. Here are just a few visions of peace from the creative peacebuilders we know.

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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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Creative Peacebuilders

The unRival Film Premiere Event

Two short films celebrating creative peacebuilders, and a panel about the need for hope and artistry to live in violent times.

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Artisans of Peace: An Interview with Jason Ferenczi

In this interview with lead facilitator Jason Ferenczi, we get to know more about the hopes, fears, inspirations and intentions that helped him design the Artisans of Peace program.

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Peace Has Many Names: An Interview With Vera Grabe

Colombian peacebuilder Vera Grabe tells us about her journey from war to peace, and about the courageous leader who inspires her to this day.

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The Artisans of Peace Program

The Artisans of Peace Program creates space for peacebuilders to gather in an environment of trust and creativity that nurtures hope, sparks concrete collaboration, and creates relationships that build resilience and protect against destructive rivalry.

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Vera Grabe: From Guerrilla to Peacebuilder

How a former Colombian freedom fighter laid aside her arms and embraced peace as a path to our deepest desires.

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Welcomed as Foreigners: Language, Listening, and Overcoming Our Fear of Failure

In Bogotá, Colombia, we learned what it meant to be welcomed as the other, as we watched Latin American artisans of peace build their own unrivalrous space.

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Andrew DeCort
Creative Peacebuilders

Burnout: The Holes in My Teeth and Soul

Andrew DeCort dives into the struggle with burnout and discusses embracing one’s own liabilities and limits.

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