Global Youth Connect: Rwanda Turi Kumwe Program
July 26 – August 8, 2019
The TURIKUMWE (We are Together) program brings young leaders from Rwanda and from around the world together for an intensive two-week program exploring human rights and peace cultivation in a national and international context. Based in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda, the program includes site visits...
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- July 26, 2019 8:00 am
- Tags: Peacebuilding, Conflict Resolution, Peace Studies, Peace Education, Youth, summer program, Human Rights, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Conflict Analysis, Conflict Prevention, Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Africa, Peace Research, Rwanda, Youth Summit, Summer Institute, Summer, Summer Study, summer program; human rights;, holocaust and genocide studies, genocide and mass atrocity prevention, East Africa, University Students, Youth activism, Genocide, Students
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Taught by Katie Mansfield and Joy Kreider
Traumatic events impact how individuals and groups think, feel, and behave as well as how societies are organized. Unhealed trauma often leads to violence and violence causes more violence as victims act out against others or become self-destructive. Created to help those who work with individuals, groups, or communities suffering from current or historic trauma,...
A Trauma Healing Workshop for Activists and Allies
Taught by Ram Bhagat
The framework for Building Resilience for Challenging Systemic Racism is grounded in Restorative Justice theory, values, and praxis. This three day course examines the demography of school discipline along with the impact of school suspensions on incarceration rates. BRCSR also examines culturally responsive mindfulness programs...
Taught by Mark Chupp
This course focuses on how to design and facilitate the social change process at a community level. We will learn from strategies participants have already been using and learn new strategies in community building and organizing. The course explores traditional Alinsky organizing and transformative approaches to organizing that include those based on social movements and the work...
Taught by Catherine Barnes
Do you ever think you need to go beyond basic meeting facilitation to design processes that will help groups to address challenging situations, deal with differences, and envision a better future? To create processes that will help to transform conflicts and facilitate justice? This class is intended for people with some experience of facilitation who want to take their skills...
Taught by Barry Hart and Rob Corcoran
The course addresses the importance of trustbuilding in the creation of healthy relationships and communities. To do this, trustbuilders have to be self-aware, honor their own dignity and that of others, and understand the historical and socio-cultural context in which they work. It is also important for them to provide safe spaces for relationships to develop...
Taught by Jude Oudshorn and Michelle Jackett
This course provides a critical examination of the values, principles, and practices of restorative justice. It provides a unique opportunity to explore both the promise and the challenge of the restorative justice field in various contexts and from diverse perspectives. We examine how restorative justice presents a philosophy of justice that addresses the...
Taught by Hizkias Assefa
This course will explore the concepts of forgiveness and reconciliation, their various components, and the place they occupy in the spectrum of the various social science conflict-handling mechanisms. It will examine the concepts from different philosophical, cultural, and disciplinary perspectives, while looking at how they have been used for healing interpersonal relationships,...
Taught by Gloria Rhodes
As individuals working for peace, social justice, and the reduction of violence, we are the instrument of the work. Therefore, we need to cultivate our ability to engage conflict and injustice with wisdom, compassion, and clarity.
Participants will strengthen their abilities to understand and manage self and to attend to self-care, to listen and communicate, create and maintain...
Taught by Gloria Rhodes
Analysis focuses on understanding the factors that cause conflict and violence and those that support peacebuilding. Good conflict analysis skills are a central component of designing effective strategies for transforming conflict and building peace.
Course participants will use lenses including identity (gender, religion, nationality, etc.), human needs, narratives, power,...
Taught by David Brubaker and Myriam Aziz
One of the primary responsibilities of organizational leaders is leading organizational change. This course is designed to equip organizational leaders (at any level) with the tools and skills they need to lead adaptive change processes, either within their organizations or their communities.
Participants will review a broad range of leadership and management...
Taught by Kay Pranis
The Peacemaking Circle is a dialog process combining ancient wisdom about living in community with modern understandings about complex multicultural societies. The process is used for holding difficult conversations and for strengthening relationships within a group. This course will provide experience in the Peacemaking Circle process as well as an understanding of the foundational...
Taught by Katie Mansfield
During STAR Level II participants are invited to:
* Share STAR experiences from your context with each other.
* Review the core concepts of STAR and the 3-part STAR snail model, using Village STAR, a practical and simply illustrated manual.
* Practice exercises and skills that promote healing and build resilience.
* Plan and receive feedback on how you will engage STAR concepts...
Recrear International is excited to host two short courses in Participatory Action Research in Europe this May. The same four-day intensive PAR course will be offered in two locations:
Barcelona, Spain from May 9th-12th
The Hague, Holland from May 16th-19th
The short course will train practitioners in Recrear’s style of Participatory Action Research through a laboratory of personal...
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- May 9, 2019 8:00 am
- Tags: Civil society, Conflict Resolution, Social Change, Youth, Conflict Analysis, Inclusion, activism, research, Nonprofit Training, community development, Transformation, Training Course, Leadership, Civic Action, Systems Thinking, Organizational Development, Resiliency; Organizational Sustainability; Civil Society, critical thinking, Intercultural
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We invite you to join us for a taste of the Summer Peacebuilding Institute (SPI) at our annual Community Day on February 15, 2019, on campus at EMU in Harrisonburg, Virginia. This is a time for you to learn more about the Summer Peacebuilding Institute, meet others in our community, and gain new tools and skills to help you personally and professionally.
Space is still available, but filling up...
Education for Conflict Resolution is providing an intensive training on mediation, titled: Mediating Interpersonal Conflict. This 32-hour course will take place on the campus of Manchester University on back-to-back weekends, Feb 2 & 3, 9 & 10, 2019, from 9am-5pm [lunch on own]; registration fee includes all training materials. Training location is in the Academic Center at Manchester University.
In this workshop, David Smith will share career approaches and considerations for those interested in the conflict resolution, conflict management, international education, and peacebuilding fields. Smith will address trends in the field, unrecognized areas of growth, and job searching strategies that are specific to the conflict and peacebuilding fields. This workshop is suitable for students,...
Co-sponsored by the MA in Democracy and Governance Program
You are invited to attend:
Trust Us: Technical Election Assistance and Post-Election Violence
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Intercultural Center (ICC) – #662
Peaceful elections are a cornerstone of democracy, and several international organizations work hard to help countries make elections more credible and...