WE BRIDGE DIVIDES to BUILD SUSTAINABLE PEACE

We work across deep divides to develop mutual understanding, interrupt cycles of violence, and foster reconciliation.

What We do

Our Areas of Focus

Dialogue Across Deep Divides

The skillful use of facilitated, structured dialogue to develop mutual understanding.

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Building Inclusive Governance

Peace requires support from political and economic structures.

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Healing and Reconciliation

Community-based peacebuilding practices to rebuild a sense of trust and safety.

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Preventing Violent Extremism

Reducing community vulnerability and strengthening resilience.

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Support Our Work

Peacebuilding: Needed More Than Ever

As violent conflict and structural violence intersect with a global pandemic, we must collaborate across deep divides.

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News

Job Opening: Program Manager

The Karuna Center is pleased to announce a position opening for Program Manager. 

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Improving Early Responses to Conflict

Over the past 5 years, Karuna Center has contributed as a partner within the REWARD program of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and USAID. New resources for assessing early warnings of conflict and planning responses are now available.

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Featured Stories

No peace without racial justice

There can be no true peace in a world where Black lives are devalued and Black voices are not respected.

Coming together

For #GivingTuesdayNow, May 5, we are helping to lift up stories where people have come together during times of threat and loss.

Why Earth Day matters right now

The pandemic is hitting hard in communities on the frontline of climate change. In our best moments now, we are learning how to act out of concern for our common future.

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447 West Street, Amherst, MA 01002 USA
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