• AGLI Seeks Part-time Publicist-Fundraiser

    African Great Lakes Initiative of Friends Peace Teams Seeks Part-time Publicist-Fundraiser Salary/Compensation This is a contracted position requiring a person who is a self-starter, a good organizer, and who can be flexible about time. We anticipate the work hours would average approximately 10 hours a week. However the workload will require much longer work hours […]

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  • AGLI Seeking New Volunteers & Treasurer

    The AGLI Working Group is seeking new members who are Quakers and/or understand Quaker values; have knowledge and interest in peace building and in the cultures of East Africa; and have a heart for working with diverse people, different tribes and communities, followers of different religions or no religion. Working group members must be able […]

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  • PeaceQuest2017

    Join Friends Peace Teams working all over the world for a day of reflection, dialog and discernment Saturday, May 20, 2017 8am – 4:30pm Wellesley Friends Meeting, 26 Benvenue St., Wellesley, MA Keynote speaker: Nadine Hoover, 
Coordinator of Friends Peace Teams Asia West Pacific Initiative “The Power of Friends Peace Witness Today” 8:00 – 9:00 […]

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  • Meeting at the Center: Living Love and Reconciling One with Another

    The Healing and Rebuilding our Communities (HROC) program in Burundi is highlighted in Pendle Hill’s most recent pamphlet. “Expanding on his plenary address at the 2011 Friends General Conference Gathering, Bruce Birchard describes the work of reconciliation on three levels: between his gay brother and traditional father, among three branches of the Religious Society of […]

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  • Serious Learning and Serious Fun: Reflections on International Peace Training

    By Hayley Hathaway We are saying teary goodbyes at Peace Place Pati in Central Java, Indonesia. Almost all of the 34 participants of the FPT-Asia West Pacific’s fourth International Peace Training are now back in their communities or on the road after ten days of serious learning and serious playing. It feels like a loss […]

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  • Explore Peace Place with a New Website and Video

    Peace Place has a new website and a great new video describing their work, thanks to wonderful volunteers. The web address is: peaceplacepati.wixsite.com/peace Peace Place is a center for peace, education and discernment in Pati, Central Java, Indonesia. They offer events and training in nonviolent living for children, teens and adults (based on AVP), education for preschool and lessons […]

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  • “I am young, I am a woman and I can!” Testimony from Guatemala

    Read about the power of AVP on Peacebuilding en las Américas’ blog. I am young, I am a woman and I can! Testimony from Hope School in Guatemala

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  • Welcome, David Bucara, AGLI’s New Coordinator

    The African Great Lakes Initiative (AGLI) Working Group is pleased to announce the appointment of David Bucura to the position of AGLI Coordinator. David is no stranger to AGLI having served as AGLI Central Africa Coordinator (part-time) for the past six years and having worked with AGLI since its inception in 1999. He is trained as […]

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  • A Decade of Tsunami Relief in Indonesia

    This is excerpted from Friends Peace Teams in Asia West Pacific‘s Fall Newsletter.  Friends are sometimes surprisingly well-equipped to respond to disasters. An outstanding example was the 9.3 magnitude earthquake on December 26, 2004 killing at least 230,000 people in 14 countries. The world responded, Friends among them, with an estimated US$14 billion in humanitarian […]

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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 in the forests. In the […]

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