• Position available: Initiative Coordinator, AGLI

    The African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams (USA) is seeking a Coordinator for its peacebuildng programs in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda. Experience in administration and fundraising along with a leading for this work are essential. For position details and an application, please email Parfaite Ntahuba at pntahuba@gmail.com. Applications are due by […]

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  • Register for the 2017 International Peace Training

    2017 International Peace Training Peace Place invites you to participate in this training on Empowerment, Resiliency, and Transformative Mediation with Nadine Hoover, Ann Dusseau and Renee Bove For educators, professionals, peace workers and community organizers, with a special focus on land rights activists International Peace Training 12 – 18 February 2017 • Pati, Central Java […]

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  • Announcing the 2017 FPT-AWP Peace Team to Indonesia and the Philippines

    2017 FPT-AWP Peace Team  to Indonesia and the Philippines   Register by 20 December 2016 • Contact us at Asia@FriendsPeaceTeams.org for more information  You are invited to accompany Nadine Hoover on a visit with Nanik and Petrus at Peace Place and neighboring communities in Indonesia, and to accompany Valerie Joy and Nadine Hoover on a visit with […]

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  • Volunteering at Peace Place – Felicitas Zschoche from Germany

    Introduction My name is Felicitas Zschoche and I am 25 years old. I recently graduated with a degree in psychology. My spirit animal is a dove, the sign of peace. Coming from a very unconventional family background, I have very creative parents, which shaped me to be open-minded all my life. I grew up in […]

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  • Preventing Violence in Schools

    If we are to reach real peace in the world, we shall have to begin with the children. Mahatma Gandhi. Introduction:  David Zarembka shares: A major problem in this part of Africa is violence in schools. One aspect of this is caning/paddling of primary and secondary students by teachers. While this is outlawed in Kenya, […]

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  • Partners in Peace: PLA and Co-Madres

    Check out PLA’s new article about the work being done in El Salvador with Co-Madres! Lea nuestro nuevo artículo (en ingles) sobre el trabajo que se realiza en El Salvador con Co-Madres! Partners in Peace: PLA and Co-Madres

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  • Why the Violence in Eastern Africa

    By Dave Zarembka, Coordinator of the African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams Note:  On May 16 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, I presented my usual presentation on AGLI’s Healing and Rebuilding Our Communities program. You can see my thirty minute presentation at pasifik.ca/2016/06/07/friends-peace-teams/.  ***** In response to my last week’s Report from Kenya, “African Lives […]

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  • Alternatives to Violence Project workshops in El Salvador, April 20 – May 10, 2016

    Report to Farmington Scipio Regional Meeting, Spring Gathering, 2016 Shirley Way (Ithaca MM) and Fazilee Buechel It was Shirley’s fourth and Fazilee’s first visit to El Salvador.  Both have lived for extended periods in other countries in Latin America. El Salvador is in a state of crisis.  People live in constant fear.  They are careful […]

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  • Position available: Communications Specialist

    UPDATE: This position has been filled. Thank you to all applicants who expressed an interest.   Communications Specialist, Friends Peace Teams Part time position (15 hours per week) — Work at home via electronic communication: • Enhance & maintain website(s)/ Collect and edit content from Peace Teams worldwide/ • Post on social media/ create electronic […]

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