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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...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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’ ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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) ...
  • 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 ...
  • Expect the Unexpected: AGLI at Work
    In 2003 the African Great Lakes Initiative developed the Healing and Rebuilding our Communities (HROC) program to bring individual and societal healing to Hutu and Tutsi involved ...
  • Ripples of Peace Education
    We have a family with two young children who have attended the Joglo Preschool since they were toddlers. The older child has special needs. As an infant, he had trouble speaking, ...
  • Friends Peace Teams Epistle 2016
    Greetings to Friends everywhere, The Friends Peace Teams’ Coordinating Council met in Olympia, Washington USA from Thursday, May 19 to Friday, May 20, 2016. Friends from U.S. ...