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How do you plan to use Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR)?

How do you plan to use Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR)?

See how Cristiana Baptista plans to use STAR after completing level one and two trainings. STAR is an evidence-based trauma awareness and resilience training program. STAR brings together theory and practices from neurobiology, conflict transformation, human security, spirituality, and restorative justice to address the needs of trauma-impacted individuals and communities. STAR …

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How the STAR training is being used to help children

How the STAR training is being used to help children

See how Lois Zook Arndt is using and applying the Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) level one training in her community to help children after a wild fire. STAR is an evidence-based trauma awareness and resilience training program. STAR brings together theory and practices from neurobiology, conflict transformation, human …

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Nurturing Resilience for Sustained Peacebuilding – EMU

Nurturing Resilience for Sustained Peacebuilding – EMU

Bill Lowrey and Alice Petersen talk about their course, “Nurturing Resilience for Sustained Peacebuilding,” which they’ll be teaching at the 2013 Summer Peacebuilding Institute, a program of the Center for Justice & Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Learn more at: http://www.emu.edu/spi

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Pickups: A Love Story

Pickups: A Love Story

Well-known photographer and restorative justice expert Howard Zehr explores the bond that pickup truck owners have with their vehicles in his new book, Pickups: A Love Story (Good Books). Here he presents a few stories and images with colleagues at Eastern Mennonite University.

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A Brief History of Restorative Justice

A Brief History of Restorative Justice

Howard Zehr, Professor of Restorative Justice at Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, and Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz, Restorative Justice Coordinator at Mennonite Central Committee U.S., present “A Brief History of the Victim-Offender and Restorative Justice Movements” at Strasburg Mennonite Church, Strasburg, PA, February 27, 2012.

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Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University

Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University

Eastern Mennonite University prepares graduates to walk boldly in the way of nonviolence and peace. This video features Nobel Peace Prize laureate and EMU alumna, Leymah Gbowee, and highlights the work of EMU alumn Glen Lapp. The montage was prepared for President Loren Swartzendruber’s convocation address at the beginning of …

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Leymah Gbowee: On Why My Son is at EMU

Leymah Gbowee: On Why My Son is at EMU

Nobel peace prize winner and EMU alumna Leymah Gbowee offered her thoughts on why her son is at EMU during the 2011 Homecoming weekend at Eastern Mennonite University. Leymah holds a master’s degree from EMU’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding.

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Responses to “Pray the Devil Back to Hell” screening at EMU

Responses to “Pray the Devil Back to Hell” screening at EMU

Eastern Mennonite University held a screening of the film, “Pray the Devil Back to Hell.” Nobel peace prize winner and EMU alumna Leymah Gbowee shared her reflections. After the event, several audience members shared their reactions.

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