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Inside Peace X Peace »

[13 Jul 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Peace Links: Grants and Scholarships!

Looking for a grant or scholarship in peacebuilding and related fields? Check these out:

The RESIST grant funds movements for social change. Their next deadline is August 3, 2012, so check it out.
This one is for the youth! If you are under 30, and are into using digital content for social change, the World Summit Youth Award: e-Contest 2012 is for you!
If you’re looking for funding for conflict resolution work, the Peace and Collaborative Development Network is an invaluable resource. This blog is a Guide to Key Resources for Funding Work …

Inside Peace X Peace »

[19 Sep 2011 | 9 Comments | ]
Can this blog build peace?  Can this tweet?

By Caroline Anderson
Blog and Social Media Manager

During the spring of 2005, when I was complaining in the college dining hall about how much I hated my computer science course, I never would have dreamed that a mere six years later new media technology would be my passion.  But lo and behold, it is!  My transformation has something (or everything) to do with the fact that I figured out you can change the world with media tools, and that learning javascript and html can be useful for promoting peacebuilding and …

Connection Point »

[15 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
The Post-9/11 Burden and Social Change

An Interview with Dr. Alma Abdul-Hadi Jadallah
Editor’s Note: Connection Point Manager Yasmina Mrabet interviewed Dr. Alma Abdul-Hadi Jadallah, a conflict resolution educator and activist, about her role as an Arab American.  Her responses can be found below.
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Does your life experience as an Arab American Muslim woman and your work in the community and country contribute to social change for women?
I believe it does because I think it first starts with one’s self and how one represents oneself in the context of the world and the community. I think my …

Voices from the Frontlines »

[1 Dec 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
Murderers Turned Peacemakers

Laurel Kaufer
USA
How is it that women, with dark pasts, serving time for murder and manslaughter, could possibly become honored peacemakers?
Their story is one of personal commitment to themselves and the community in which most are destined to live out their lives. “This is an environment filled with conflict and violence. There is a dire need and want for change,” says Susan Russo, one of the fifteen initial peacemakers, serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole at the largest prison for women in the world, Valley State Prison …