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Hope

Discovering unRivalrous Academic Space: The 2022 COV&R Conference in Bogotá

Focusing on personal relationships and experiences can make academic gatherings exciting, inspiring, and nonrivalrous.

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Creative Peacebuilders

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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Creative Peacebuilders

Training for Belonging

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.

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Sacred Heart
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A Risk of Forgiveness

In Uvalde, TX, Fatima Abraham’s grace towards the gunman’s mother inspires us to reflect on our own impulse to blame.

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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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Hope

On The Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Our Chief Operating Officer, Jason Ferenczi, has spent extensive time in both Ukraine and Russia. Here, he speaks for himself and the unRival Network Team as he reflects on the current state of war.

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My Brother, My Keeper

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.

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Pessimism & Hope

UnRival exists to build meaningful connections among those doing this lonely but essential work of creative peacebuilding. We are moving slowly, listening carefully to unheralded peacebuilders around the globe. Like them, we are hopeful.

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