Who we are

Initiatives of Change, USA, is part of a diverse global network with an 80-year track record of peacebuilding, conflict transformation and forging partnerships across divides of race, class, religion and politics.

Our vision

Inspiring a vision of community where a commitment to reconciliation and justice transcends competing identities and interests.

Our mission

Equipping leaders to build trust in diverse communities through a process of personal change, inclusive dialogue, healing historical conflict and teambuilding.

Empowered to make a difference

Community Trustbuilding Fellowship

After five intensive modules, the newly graduated Fellows of the 2017 Community Trustbuilding Fellowship are taking their learning into their daily life and work. With a diverse class drawn from six US states as well as one participant from Rwanda, there were sometimes difficult and painful conversations. But in the words of one Fellow, “The container was strong enough to keep us all here.”

Caux Scholars Program

Caux Scholars 2015

The Caux Scholars Program is a multi-disciplinary approach to conflict transformation, transitional justice, and principled leadership. This summer 25 scholars will gather at Caux, Switzerland to learn how to analyze conflicts, to understand the factors that create and sustain conflicts, and provide practical understanding of approaches to resolving conflicts.

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