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  • Asia West Pacific’s Fall Newsletter

    Have you read Asia West Pacific Initiative’s 2016 Fall Newsletter? Building on a rich history of grassroots peace work On half of the planet, Friends Peace Teams’ Asia West Pacific Initiative helps reduce religious violence avert armed conflict recover from US- and increasingly Australia- supported wars and significantly curb human rights abuses

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  • The Broad Impact of AVP in Peacebuilding en las Américas

    Since its founding in 2002, Peacebuilding en Las Américas has initiated ten Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP)  programs in Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Colombia. Facilitators from these programs have completed over 900 workshops in communities, hospitals, schools, NGOs, churches, and prisons, impacting over 4,000 participants. In the El Porvenir

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  • How Does the AVP Model Work?

    There is no question about it, over the years, we have seen some incredible outcomes from the peace education FPT and its partners provide. Our Peacebuilding en las Américas (PLA) Initiative provided us with a terrific, succinct account of why AVP-based Peace Education workshops work so well and produce outcomes beyond

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  • Peace Place: A Year in Review

    2016 was a wonderful year of growth for Peace Place! Our friends at Asia West Pacific Initiative of Friends Peace Teams (FPT-AQP) recently shared an end-of-year update. 2016 International Training for Peace 2016 began with a very successful International Training for Peace. The diversity of participants added much to the training

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