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

Fall 2020 Newsletter

Throughout this global pandemic, we find real hope in our work with peacebuilders and community members worldwide.

FALL NEWSLETTER (PDF)

Featured Stories

How communities in Nigeria are preventing the spread of violent conflict

With support from our project team, community-based Early Warning-Early Response committees have successfully addressed more than 85 incidents, over their first few months of operating, that could have escalated into larger conflict.

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.

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