The "Real World Restorative Justice" webinar series is starting up again. The full schedule and registration information is available here.
Our first webinar will be with Dr. Beatrice Pouligny. What is the collective legacy of mass violence and trauma in communities and societies at large? Dr. Pouligny will speak on "Seeking Justice in Societies Transitioning from Violence" on Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 4:30-6…Continue
The Strategies for Trauma Awareness & Resilience (STAR) program at Eastern Mennonite University is pleased to announce two upcoming trainings:
STAR Level I: This training will take place on the EMU campus in Harrisonburg, Va. from Sept. 16-20. The five-day experiential training brings together restorative justice, human security, neurobiology, spirituality and conflict transformation, and is for those who work with traumatized populations—religious leaders, mental health…Continue
A website, www.peacecolleges.com, was recently launched to provide an overview of 40 American and Canadian college and university programs that offer bachelor’s degrees – i.e., majors – in which the study of peace is oriented toward understanding the psychological and socio-economic roots of harmful conflict. Almost all of the included programs emphasize reducing violence and addressing injustice as part of the peacebuilding process. Some are within…Continue
“There’s been a lot of documentation that interventions from the outside can do more harm than good,” says Lisa Schirch, the director of 3P Human Security and a research professor at EMU’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding (CJP). “Good intentions aren’t enough.”
With that awareness in mind, many humanitarian and development organizations do trainings to develop “sensitivities” – conflict sensitivity, gender sensitivity,…Continue