Wednesday, October 28, 2015
The Community Trustbuilding Fellowship

Twenty-four people gathered in Richmond, Virginia, recently to discuss qualities of leadership that can help heal communities riven with conflict based on race, ethnicity, wealth, gender and other divisive factors. Those spending the sunny October weekend together were the new participants in the Community Trustbuilding Fellowship, a program of Hope in the Cities/Initiatives of Change.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
CTF 2016 Class

More than twenty alumni representing most of the six previous classes of the Community Trustbuilding Fellowship joined the 2016 class on Sunday afternoon to meet the incoming Fellows and to share how the program had impacted their lives and work.

Thursday, October 22, 2015
BELIEF - Oprah Winfrey's programe

Oprah Winfrey's landmark series "Belief" has been broadcast in the United States. The second episode, "Love's Story," concluded with an eight minute segment on Pastor James Wuye and Imam Muhammad Ashafa - who "come together to reconcile and to honor one of the most sacred teachings at the heart of both their faiths: love your enemies."

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Prejudice Awareness Summit

Hope in the Cities was pleased to partner with the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities (VCIC) and other community organizations for the Prejudice Awareness Summit (PAS). This is an intensive day-long workshop for middle school students that leads to a year of programming designed to increase awareness, knowledge, and acceptance of ethnic and cultural differences. Since its inception PAS has provided training to over 2,250 middle school students from the metropolitan Richmond area.

Saturday, September 12, 2015
Caux by John Taylor

"After a journey which had begun the day before, I found myself in the small village of Caux, Switzerland, 3400 feet in altitude, high above the town of Montreux and the Lake Geneva. I was there to participate in the 9th annual Trust & Integrity in the Global Economy (TIGE) conference, one of several being held during the course of the summer at the Initiative of Change conference center," writes John Taylor who coordinates Hope in the Cities' programs in Richmond, VA.