What does it mean to be trauma-informed and resilience-oriented? In the years since STAR began our learning and teaching journey (in response to a call… Read more about What does it mean to be trauma-informed and resilience-oriented?
Many traumagenic systems, situations and events are routinely minimized, though they generate frustration, pain and profound bodily impacts in everyday life – and affect different bodies in different ways. Below we name a few of these traumagenic – or potentially traumatic – systems, situations or events. Read more about Why are we talking about trauma?
We convened a vibrant group of colleagues during SPI 2014 to discuss STAR. This was a first attempt at convening a three-year process of a… Read more about Report on the STAR/Trauma Consultation at SPI 2014
This essay represents an excellent follow-up to the fall/winter 2012 issue of Peacebuilder magazine (both print and online), containing articles on the work of Fadi… Read more about All Are Staying in the Holy Land: On Moving From Victimhood to Mutual Dignity
In response to requests received over many years, this summer the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding is launching a Women’s Peacebuilding Leadership Program specifically tailored… Read more about New Focus on Women Peacebuilders
One week after Leymah Gbowee was named a winner of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, she returned to Eastern Mennonite University over the weekend of October… Read more about Nobel Laureate Has Close Links to CJP
In the first program in North America of its kind, 12 women from Liberia, the South Pacific and Somalia will gather as a carefully selected… Read more about Pioneering Program Tailored to Women Peacebuilders
Sri Lanka, the home country of several graduates of EMU’s conflict transformation program, is emerging from three decades of civil war after the Sinhalese-dominated government’s… Read more about Sri Lankan Rotarian Heads Reconciliation Efforts
“We are different in every possible way,” says Huda Abu Arquob, MA ’06, about the man she has worked alongside for the last five years… Read more about Muslim Woman Joins Jewish Man for Social Justice
At the end of 1995, years before Anjana Shakya, MA ’02, arrived at CJP as a Fulbright scholar, she gathered representatives of non-governmental women’s groups… Read more about Raising Up Women and Children in Nepal