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Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Rajmohan Gandhi

Rajmohan Gandhi, who served as President of Initiatives of Change International from 2009 – 2011, was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Humanities by President Lou Anna Simon of Michigan State University on December 17 of last year. The citation read in part, "For more than half a century, you have been associated with Initiatives of Change, a group committed to trustbuilding, reconciliation and democracy,"

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Lumpkins Slave Jrail

A public event at the site of Richmond’s former slave market on October 10 marked an important milestone in what Mayor Dwight Jones called “a true honoring of our complete history.” Mayor Jones highlighted the importance of confronting the past and said that Richmonders need to be “comfortable with making each other uncomfortable.”

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
CTF info session

The new class of 25 has been selected for the 2017 Community Trustbuilding Fellowship. Participants are coming from as far away as Mexico City and from several US cities including Tulsa, OK, Des Moines, IA, Orlando, FL, LaGrange, GA, Washington, DC, and Annapolis, MD.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Hope in Jarva

Last year 160,000 people sought asylum in Sweden, which has welcomed more refugees and migrants in proportion to its population than any other country in Europe. Stockholm is the fastest growing city in Europe. Rob Corcoran spent a week in Stockholm leading a workshop and meeting with community leaders.

Friday, September 16, 2016
The Atlantic interview

"Start with simple questions, and establish a baseline of trust." This interview with Tee Turner, director of reconciliation programs for Hope in the Cities, is republished with permission from The Atlantic.

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