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Tim Ruebke

Director of the Fairfield Center, Harrisonburg, VA I have worked at the Fairfield Center (formerly called the Community Mediation Center) in Harrisonburg since 1992, and in January, 2007, moved into the position of Director. I am certified by the Supreme Court of Virginia to mediate District (General & J&DR) and Circuit (Civil & Family) Court cases. I ...More

The First and Foremost: Summer Peacebuilding Institute

In the summer of 1994, about 40 peace and development workers gathered on the campus of Eastern Mennonite University for a one-week seminar called “Frontiers in International Peacebuilding.” It was the first official event held by what is now known as the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, or CJP, which was then so fledgling it ...More

Director, regional center for advancing dialogue & understanding

Timothy “Tim” Ruebke ’93, MA ’99 Harrisonburg, Virginia Given the worldwide reputation of EMU’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, one might reasonably ask, “But what impact have its graduates had in EMU’s home community?” An observer might cite the work of CJP-linked people in churches, health-care centers, school systems, a transitional program for recently released ...More

From Self And Community To Systems

Mental health worker – Professor – Schoolteacher – Full-time parent – Mediator – Lawyer – PhD student Administrator – Writer – Consultant – Newspaper editor – Hospital staffer – UN official – Computer engineer – Grandmother – Priest The post-EMU paths followed by CJP’s 36 earliest graduates are as diverse as the 10 countries in ...More