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.
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.
Two short films celebrating creative peacebuilders, and a panel about the need for hope and artistry to live in violent times.
Focusing on personal relationships and experiences can make academic gatherings exciting, inspiring, and nonrivalrous.
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.
In Grand Rapids, Michigan, Justin and Nathan Beene are transforming conflicts into opportunities for success that give rich and poor alike a common place to belong.
From our friends at Street Psalms: Onics Bukenya models the dignity and wholeheartedness that shape a creative peacebuilder.
Crafting unRivalrous Space Lyle Enright Why does our networking so often look more like throwing parties and making space for the unknown? When I try …
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”.
A new grandmother reflects on her embattled relationship with her alcoholic father, and on her older brother’s determination to cultivate a peace that passed understanding.