Tag Archives: nonviolence
post-election violence workshop

How do we get news from Africa?

Stories about Africa aren’t always in our mainstream news. Yet, I still like to keep informed about where we are working, so today I share some of the great alternative news sources with stories from Africa. 1. Kenyan Elections Important Kenyan elections are coming up on March 4th! Since the violent response to the last […]

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Spirit in Action local coordinators; building peace

Who’s afraid of diversity?

Building peace means sometimes being uncomfortable. It requires listening to the other side with respect and being civil when telling others about your beliefs. Peace often means compromise, allowing differences to exist side by side. This can be uncomfortable and it can also be freeing and expansive. Agree with Me Many proverbs tell us that […]

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Nonviolence and the Promotion of Peace

I have long been intrigued by the connection between peace and prosperity. When people are safe and free I believe they are better able to participate in their local communities and economies. As they become involved, they create prosperity and security for themselves and those around them. It all starts with peace. Del Anderson, Spirit […]

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