Professor publishes psychosocial support manual

Barry Hart, professor emeritus at the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, completed a one-year project with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in South Sudan. He and colleague Bena Mark, lecturer of psychology at Juba University, trained 45 psychosocial support facilitators in trauma awareness, resilience, psychosocial support, psychological first-aid, peacebuilding, restorative justice and trustbuilding, as well as a range of related subjects that are context-specific to South Sudan, but can be applied to other settings. They also produced a training manual on these subjects. ... read more about Professor publishes psychosocial support manual from UNDP

African American Mennonite Association and Eastern Mennonite Seminary offer scholarships for grad certificate in faith-based peacebuilding

Eastern Mennonite Seminary (EMS) and the African American Mennonite Association (AAMA) have teamed up to provide scholarships for Black ministry leaders interested in completing EMS’ new graduate certificate in faith-based peacebuilding,
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Philadelphia library exhibit highlights photography, humanity of prisoners

Parkway Central Library in Philadelphia hosts an exhibit from Howard Zehr and Barb Toews' latest book, “Still Doing Life: 22 Lifers 25 Years Later." New Press contacted Vox Populi to create the exhibit in 2021, which was produced using grant money from the Art for Justice Fund. ... read more about Philadelphia library exhibit highlights photography, humanity of prisoners from Philadelphia Neighborhoods

$1M Lilly Endowment grant supports Eastern Mennonite Seminary launch of conflict transformation programming for pastoral leaders

Eastern Mennonite University has been awarded a grant of $998,606 from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s development of a new interdisciplinary pastoral leadership institute that will offer
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CJP grads facilitate discussions at MC USA Delegate Assembly

Graduates of EMU's Center for Justice and Peacebuilding Sidney Morgan MA '21 and Matt Tibbles MA '18 provided professional facilitation services at the Special Session of the Delegate Assembly in Kansas City, Missouri in May. Morgan graduated from the transformational leadership program and is the CEO of Red Sea Road Consulting. Tibbles, who earned his degree in conflict transformation, directs the transformational leadership program at CJP and is the co-founder of Generative Futures Consulting. ... read more about CJP grads facilitate discussions at MC USA Delegate Assembly from MCUSA