Community Trustbuilding Fellowship 2017


This is the first module of a five-part program that increases the capacity of community leaders to overcome divisions of race, culture, economics and politics by creating a network of skilled facilitators, capable team builders and credible role models. Join the 2017 class!

Caux: a place of inspiration

Bruce Myer

An interview with Bruce Myers, participant in the 1992 Caux Scholars Program, back in Caux in 2016 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the program.

Defensive walls or uniting bridges

Andrew Trotter

What ID do you carry? I am not asking about government identification but about “identity”--which has become an urgent topic in Europe and the United States as people respond to divisive and often violent events.

Leadership based on personal change

Caux audience

The Initiatives of Change conference center in Caux, Switzerland, celebrating 70 years of trustbuilding, opened the summer with a special forum on migration.

Countdown to an opening!

Dr. John W. Franklin, Director of Partnerships and International Programs at the National Museum of African American History and Culture at the Smithsonian, will explore the subject of "The role of museums in addressing healing, history and culture." the Forum will be held at the Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA.

We all swim in the same river

Carl Epps and Ben Wheeler

Rob Corcoran talks with two members of the Community Trustbuilding Fellowship class who have traveled from Georgia to participate in the program. Carl Epps and Ben Wheeler invited Hope in the Cities to lead a series of training sessions for a wide cross-section of Troup County community leaders.

2016 Caux Summer Conference Series

A view of Mountain House from the garden.

2016 will mark 70 years of active work by the CAUX-IofC Foundation in trustbuilding. This year, trusbuilding is more relevant than ever. With migration on the rise individuals from different walks of life are led to encounter one another.

2016 Caux Scholars Program

A multi-disciplinary approach to conflict transformation, transitional justice, and principled leadership.

What religion is God?

Standing together  in Richmond, VA

Richmonders of all faiths and backgrounds are uniting against the increasing Islamophobia, xenophobia, and divisive rhetoric.“Standing Together” is an initiative of the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities to bring diverse groups together to speak out and stand with the Muslim community and others who are marginalized.


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