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.
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!
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
The final module of the Community Trustbuilding Fellowship focuses on essential skills of building and sustaining diverse teams that are capable of engaging all sectors of the community in constructive action for reconciliation and justice.