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Values-based Peacebuilding

Understanding our shared identity and common aspirations as members of the human family establishes a basis for lasting peace. Religious and wisdom traditions have unique insights into transcendent truths, shared values and codes of conduct that provide practical guidance on daily life and foster social cohesion.

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The following article is by Mike Yakawich, the Northwest Regional Director for Global Peace Foundation in the United States. Yakawich is the project coordinator for the pilot program Cross-Community Reconciliation in Montana.By Mike Yakawich
Published on 22/04/2020
By Naomi YakawichAs a melting pot of every ethnicity, culture, and religion from around the world, America represents a global community and a history of learning how to collectively aspire towards bridging divisions under universal principles and shared values. 
Published on 17/10/2018
Thirty Latino and African-American middle school students demonstrated their conviction to make their community safer for all people across barriers of race, religion and socio-economic status following the completion of their participation in the 
Published on 20/06/2017

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Restoring our Shared Values
A Reflection by Rev. Canice Chinyeaka Enyiaka

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