Conflict Resolution

Homeboy

Homeboy Industries assists at-risk and formerly gang-involved youth to become positive and contributing members of society through job placement, training and education.

Oasis of Peace

Problems arise when people simply do not understand one another. At the community school in Neve Shalom-Wahat al-Salam - named in both Hebrew and Arabic - children learn both languages at a very young age, thus cultivating a spirit of communication and mutual understanding. The village is a symbol of peace, jointly established by Jewish and Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel, and engaged in educational work for peace, equality and understanding between the two peoples.

 

Sulha Peace Project

Due to the Israeli – Arab conflict, Arabs and Jews in Israel and Palestine have very few opportunities to meet one another as equal human beings. For three days, Sulha brings together people from all ages and all walks of life to learn and experience together each other's stories, pains and hopes and to celebrate peace and reconciliation..

 

Beirut Marathon for Peace

 In the aftermath of the 2006 July War, despite devastation and political upheaval, the Beirut Marathon Association chose not to cancel their November marathon, but rather to hold it as a testament to the resilience of the Lebanese people. The event took place with 22,000 people, in solidarity, running or walking  "For the Love of Lebanon" as the theme...

 

Barrio De Paz

In Guayaquil, Ecuador, Nelsa Curbelo works with youth gangs through Barrio de Paz, where rival gangs have given up crime to rebuild the community.

Friends Without Borders

Kids making pen-friends

All across India, tens of thousands of children have begun writing heartfelt letters to the students in Pakistan.

All across Pakistan, tens of thousands of children are replying with heartfelt letters back.

 

Syndicate content
 
Website developed by Avenue Web Media   Chicago SEO company