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‘Paying for peace, not war’: Hospital chaplain who witnessed trauma redirects some tax dollars to the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding’s STAR program

For the past two years, Ruth Anne Friesen has re-directed a portion of her federal income tax payments to support the Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) program at ... read more about ‘Paying for peace, not war’: Hospital chaplain who witnessed trauma redirects some tax dollars to the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding’s STAR program

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Center for Justice and Peacebuilding graduate students present spring semester 2016 practicum projects

Students in Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding‘s practice-oriented graduate program in conflict transformation culminate their coursework in one of three options. The organizational practicum requires a 2-4 ... read more about Center for Justice and Peacebuilding graduate students present spring semester 2016 practicum projects

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Winning C. Henry Smith orator examines conflict in the Mennonite church; other winners explore gun violence, race

“My speech wrote itself,” said Bethany Chupp, winner of the C. Henry Smith Oratorical Contest at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). The winning speech, titled “Standing At the Door,” came so ... read more about Winning C. Henry Smith orator examines conflict in the Mennonite church; other winners explore gun violence, race

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Peacebuilder draws attention to power of local networks to respond to humanitarian and public health crises

Libby Hoffman returns to Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), where she attended the Summer Peacebuilding Institute in 1996 and 2000, to talk about humanitarian aid and crisis response. Hoffman is co-founder ... read more about Peacebuilder draws attention to power of local networks to respond to humanitarian and public health crises