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Artisans of Peace program

Choosing to Speak Up

Jason Ferenczi recounts an experience where showing up imperfectly, yet authentically, nurtured a safe, nonrivalrous space for growth.
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Artisans of Peace

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.
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Deconstructing Rivalry

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 ...
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Deconstructing Rivalry

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.
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Deconstructing Rivalry

The Frame

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

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 ...
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Graffiti in Constitution Plaza, Guatemala City.
Deconstructing Rivalry

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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Deconstructing Rivalry

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 ...
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Deconstructing Rivalry

UnRival Network: What’s In A Name?

Why are we called “unRival”? Get to know the meaning behind our name, why we talk so much about rivalry, and why it can be ...
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Deconstructing Rivalry

This is Your “Mind” On Rivalry

Suzanne Ross takes a villain’s vantage, using one of her grandchildren’s favorite animated films to reflect on the US’s political deadlock.
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