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Justapaz intern shares hopes for a future Colombian peace billed as ‘impossible’

Senior social work major Elisabeth Wilder spent 12 weeks last summer working for peacebuilding organization Justapaz in Bogota, Colombia. A grant from Eastern Mennonite University’s Peacebuilding and Development Department funded ... read more about Justapaz intern shares hopes for a future Colombian peace billed as ‘impossible’

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Restorative justice retreat draws law enforcement practitioners for networking, resources and planning

Representatives from six police departments across the country attended a law enforcement retreat on restorative justice Nov. 11-13 near Harrisonburg, Virginia. The retreat was co-hosted by the Harrisonburg (Virginia) Police ... read more about Restorative justice retreat draws law enforcement practitioners for networking, resources and planning

The purpose of the Institutional Harm and Healing symposium is "to grow our institutional capacity to respond to sexual violence in just and transformative ways." Father Thomas Doyle, world-renowned Catholic leader, survivors’ advocate, priest, canon, lawyer, addictions therapist, and long-time supporter of justice and compassion for clergy sex abuse victims, will be the keynote speaker.

Symposium and lecture by Catholic victims advocate Tom Doyle focuses on institutional harms and healing

Capping a month-long series of events around the topic of healthy sexuality and sexual violence, Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) welcomed Father Tom Doyle, a Roman Catholic sexual abuse victim advocate, ... read more about Symposium and lecture by Catholic victims advocate Tom Doyle focuses on institutional harms and healing

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From the Hill to homeless shelters, this semester’s WCSC scholars gain work experience and grow in community

From brushing shoulders with congressmen and lobbyists to working with homeless people and at-risk youth, students spending the fall semester at the Washington Community Scholars’ Center bring home a range ... read more about From the Hill to homeless shelters, this semester’s WCSC scholars gain work experience and grow in community

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‘Christianity amid systemic racism is an oxymoron’: Visiting pastor Cyneatha Millsaps challenges EMU community

Cyneatha Millsaps is lead pastor of Community Mennonite Church in the Chicago suburb of Markham, Illinois, and multicultural liaison/consultant for Illinois Mennonite Conference. She’s a community activist and advocate for ... read more about ‘Christianity amid systemic racism is an oxymoron’: Visiting pastor Cyneatha Millsaps challenges EMU community

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Comparative religions expert and Fulbright Scholar Syafaatun Almirzanah joins EMU faculty from Indonesia

Eastern Mennonite University and the Center for Interfaith Engagement welcomes Fulbright Scholar Dr. Syafaatun Almirzanah for the 2016-17 academic year. She is on the faculty of theology in the Department ... read more about Comparative religions expert and Fulbright Scholar Syafaatun Almirzanah joins EMU faculty from Indonesia

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Shane Claiborne and Jubilee USA Network announce new partnership during EMU visit to address biblical vision for a just economy

Shane Claiborne of Red Letter Christians and Andrew Hanauer, campaigns director for Jubilee USA Network, will kick off a new partnership between the two organizations with a visit to Eastern ... read more about Shane Claiborne and Jubilee USA Network announce new partnership during EMU visit to address biblical vision for a just economy

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A catalyst for stewardship, Ray Martin helps EMU and partners to launch the Center for Sustainable Climate Solutions

Holding his 19-month-old grandson, Ray Martin told the audience gathered at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) Thursday afternoon why he had made a generous donation to study and combat the issues ... read more about A catalyst for stewardship, Ray Martin helps EMU and partners to launch the Center for Sustainable Climate Solutions

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Interdisciplinary conference on women of Anabaptist traditions, slated for June 2017, announces call for proposals

Scholars, activists, students and literary, performing and visual artists alike are invited to submit proposals for consideration to “Crossing the Line: Women of Anabaptist Traditions Encounter Borders and Boundaries,” a ... read more about Interdisciplinary conference on women of Anabaptist traditions, slated for June 2017, announces call for proposals