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[6 Dec 2012 | One Comment | ]
A message from our CEO

Living Peace. As 2012 draws to a close and good tidings for peace abound, we reflect on our first decade of progress of connecting women to build world peace―the results of your support.
Building Capacity. This year our Mentorship for Peace program paired 60 women protégés with expert leaders to acquire peacebuilding skills in 25 countries.
Peace X Peace online multi-media resources support an international community of 20,000 women in lifelong learning, leadership skills and cultural exchange.
Leveraging Technology for Peace. We launched our Connection Point Dialogues to build bridges of understanding between …

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[20 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Peace Links: Frank Discussions

Hi guys!  I hope you’re having great Fridays.  Here at Peace X Peace we’re having a staff retreat today, but I took a few moments to track down these links for you to dig into before the weekend starts.  The theme?  Discussion! Discussion! Discussion!

From the Friends Committee on National Legislation, find out how recent talks might help stall war with Iran.
Thanks to Roxanne Krystalli for this deepening and expanding of our April PeaceTimes discussion of poetry and peace!
What do you think of this interview with Johan Galtung?
I had no idea: …

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[17 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Peace Links: What are you reading this weekend?

Hi all – sorry for the late posting last week – a technical glitch kept the links from you until Monday.  This week, we have a bevy of tips and recommendations of books and articles to dig into this weekend.  Enjoy!

Optimism about the peace movement and women’s role in it, delivered via a list of books.
Are Afghans building peace (and coping with war) by writing poetry?
Another reading recommendation from Texas in Africa – on the dangers and pitfalls of oversimplification of the Congo crisis.
Are you a woman web entrepreneur?  Check …

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[2 Jan 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
Race, Class, Partnership, and Peace

Mary Liston Liepold
One statement calls racism and xenophobia “the most serious threat to world peace and therefore to the human right to peace.” Do you agree?
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Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr., probably the best-known peacebuilders in the US, if not the world, were both people of color. Yet if you go to a peace rally or a meeting of a peace organization in most US neighborhoods, you’ll see a rather notable preponderance of pale. What’s up with this?
First let me acknowledge that this is my personal observation, unsupported by statistics, and that …