Posts tagged WORLD EVENTS
Bosnia's Youth Build Peace and Accept Differences

In mid-December, an NGO in Bosnia and Herzegovina that we partner with called Small Steps hosted over 100 youth from around the country for a celebration concluding a 2-year program, “Encouraging Children to Accept Differences.” Over these last two years, the kids have gotten to know each other while participating in nonviolent communication workshops and traveling to neighboring municipalities to spend time with youth of other ethnic and religious backgrounds.

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There's Enough Hostility in the World. Make Peace Instead.

You don’t have to live with the violence and hatred in the headlines. You can make peace instead. Peacemaking teams of Muslims and Christians are working together in cities across the U.S. and around the world to heal the fear and division that leads to violence. This work happens because of you, so with every year-end donation you can help expand these partnerships and bring peacemaking teams to even more cities.

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The Uyghurs of China

If you’ve kept up with recent world news, you may have heard what’s happening to the Uyghur people in China. Most ethnic Uyghurs identify as Muslim, and over one million of them are currently detained in Chinese prison camps just north of Tibet with the stated purpose of “preventing terrorism.” These prison camps resemble those established by oppressive regimes throughout history, and Uyghurs around the world are living with that deep pain. That’s why, through the bridge-building efforts of Peace Catalyst staff members Bill and Julie Clark, a Pasadena Foursquare church hosted close to 20 Uyghur adults and children for a Peace Feast.

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