Thursday, January 7, 2016
Laurin and Teresa Hodge

The founders of Mission:Launch, Teresa and Laurin Hodge, have always made a strong team. Widowed when Laurin was two, Teresa rolled the job of two parents into one. Later, after Teresa served a prison term, Laurin helped her to carry through her dream of helping released prisoners reintegrate in society.

Saturday, January 2, 2016
Community Trustbuilding Fellowship - module 2

Does change - positive, profound human change - ever happen without discomfort and uncertainty? Both those symptoms were evident at the second session of the 2016 Community Trustbuilding Fellowship, which met in Richmond, Virginia, on December 4-6.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Imam & Pastor in Boston

Imam Ashafa and Pastor Wuye came to Boston to talk about the ways communities in the United States can help promote religious tolerance worldwide and eliminate acts of violence in the name of religion. They were invited by Harvard Divinity School and the University of Massachusetts Boston, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance.

Monday, November 16, 2015
Asia Plateau, India

The Caux Scholars Program-Asia Plateau (CSP-AP) will be held for a second year in Panchgani, India from December 20, 2015 to January 10, 2016. The success of the program is due in large part to the excellence of the academic directors and faculty at AP. Dr. Gladston Xavier and Dr. Florina, have skillfully created a curriculum that focuses on the nexus of peacebuilding and sustainable development, which is critical to the vitality of every community across the globe.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Wilhelm Verwoerd speaks to a class

It’s a truism that a picture can be worth a thousand words. A family photo taken in 1964 when Wilhelm Verwoerd was a few months old shows him cradled in his paternal grandfather’s arms, surrounded by his older siblings and other relatives. Hendrik Verwoerd - known as the “architect of apartheid” - was assassinated while serving as South African prime minister in 1966.