Thursday, March 17, 2016
IC in Nigeria

Cricket White, a member of the International Council of Initiatives of Change, has recently returned from their annual face-to-face meeting held in Lagos, Nigeria, January 9, 2016 – February 10, 2016. She writes about what she discovered on her journey and from the people she met.

Friday, March 11, 2016
Carl Epps and Ben Wheeler

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.

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.