Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Standing together  in Richmond, VA

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.

Monday, January 11, 2016
Caux Scholars Program in India

The Caux Scholars Program in India finished just over a week ago. Despite severe floods and last minute visa challenges that prevented some from coming, 14 scholars from 10 countries completed the three-week intensive course on conflict transformation and sustainable development.

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.