Building A Culture of Peace GTA workshop picnic October 14, 2012

TAKING STOCK: MOVING FORWARD We’re officially into Fall—the time of year when we gather the harvest and make long-range plans for the year ahead. Using the picnic metaphor that has been a key part of our work, InterChange is planning a half-day working session to take stock of our work in the Building a Culture […]

Remembering Partition 1947: Dialogue for Healing and Change

‘Remembering Partition: Dialogue for Healing and Change’ is an event hosted by InterChange GTA as part of our involvement in community based peace-building in a global context.  In 1947, with the independence of India and Pakistan, over a million people were killed, more than 12 million were forced to migrate, and 75000 women were abducted. To commemorate the 65th anniversary […]

Success at Building A Culture of Peace at Centennial College!

A few months ago we posted a story about the Community Based Peacebuilding workshop series held at Centennial College as part of our Building A Culture of Peace programme. We are pleased to announce the workshop was a great success and we’d like to tell you about it! The unique and customized 4-module workshop, which took place from April […]

Building a Culture of Peace at Centennial College

InterChange GTA is excited to announce that we are now running a 4 module, 12 hour certificate program to the Centre for Organizational Learning and Teaching at Centennial College on Community-Based Peacebuilding. This pilot project is running from April through June 2012 and will bring the following 4 workshops to staff at Centennial College: Module […]

ToolKit For Peacebuilders – Submissions

Dear Members of the InterChange community, I am writing to tell you about an exciting project that InterChange is developing that I hope you’ll want to be part of: a Toolkit for Peacebuilders. Background and description The idea for the project isn’t new. We first proposed it at our symposium in Rwanda in 2007 and […]

Doing Peacebuilding Differently: The Nonviolent Communication Approach with Youth Groups in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

SINCE 2001, September 7th precisely and barely 4 days before the tragic 9/11 episode, the city of Jos, the capital of Plateau State, has unfortunately had routine presence in the global news. The reoccurrence of the crisis in January 2010 changed the colour of attacks and sophistication employed by all the groups involved in the […]

Everyone can be a Peacebuilder: October 29th, Toronto

InterChange GTA is excited to announce an upcoming Peacebuilding training on October 29th Everyone can be a Peacebuilder! Please join us for a creative and participatory ‘Peace Ambassadors’ Workshop in which you will:         learn core peace concepts and models         explore the idea of “peace literacy” and how […]

This Fall: Peace-building Workshops in the GTA

InterChange’s programme: Building a Culture of Peace in the GTA continues this fall with exciting education and training workshops. This Toronto-based programme offers Peace-building workshops to leaders and members of communities. These workshops impart peace-building ideas, skills, and methods and foster a culture of peace. Over the past 7 months, we have given around 25 workshops on a […]

2009 President’s Report

Looking back over the year, it is exciting to see how InterChange has developed. We have established local centres in several parts of the world; relationships between our members have deepened; and we have seen the continuing evolution of a different kind of organization based on our shared common values, principles and sense of community. […]