Reflecting on a recent Artisans of Peace gathering, Jason Ferenczi questions the hero narrative and discovers strength in interdependence.
Turn confrontation into constructive dialogue with three key takeaways from Lyle Enright and Dr. Gena St. David’s recent unRival Spaces discussion.
Reflecting on unRival Network’s impact in 2023 and looking forward to the future, Suzanne Ross extends an invitation: in the midst of darkness, peace is possible when we hold on to hope together.
At a time when there are such urgent needs, why does unRival focus our energy on creating nonrivalrous space for leaders? In an increasingly violent world, Jason Ferenczi explores how to support grassroots peacebuilders in the ways they need the most.
In this interview, unRival’s Research Director Lyle Enright talks with Andy Peterson about the often unjust landscape facing filmmakers who want to tell stories about peace and justice. Andy passionately creates and advocates for new ways of sustaining documentary filmmakers, so they can continue drawing hearts and minds towards a deeper vision of belonging.
Through playing the storytelling game “The Quiet Year” with peacebuilders at the Artisans of Peace retreat, Lyle Enright discovered the importance of creativity, strategy, and play in peacebuilding.
Suzanne Ross delves into the profound connection between people and their natural surroundings. Through a transformative experience with the Artisans of Peace, she collaborates on a unique piece of art and poetry, learning to appreciate the symbiotic relationship between a community and its volcano, and challenging her initial perceptions.
Jason Ferenczi recounts an experience where showing up imperfectly, yet authentically, nurtured a safe, nonrivalrous space for growth.
In May of 2023, we hosted the first in-person gathering of the Artisans of Peace cohort in North Carolina. Jason Ferenczi, unRival’s Program Director, reflects on the shared experiences and discoveries we made as we worked and collaborated with these leaders in peacebuilding face-to-face.