Let There Be Peace

Hands around the world

The following poem was shared by Rhona Bhuyan, an InterChange member and a teacher currently working at the  Khartoum American School in Sudan.  The poem was written by two Grade 10 students and was inspired by one of the stories by John Paul Lederach in his book The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building […]

Remembering Partition 1947: Dialogue for Healing and Change

Remembering Partition

‘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 […]

Building a Culture of Peace at Centennial College

Module 1 workshop at Centennial

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 […]

Toronto Peacebuilding Workshop: January 25th 2012

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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 it can be promoted ­ discover your unique peacebuilding role find out more about the InterChange workshops and facilitators and how these […]

An update for InterChange Toronto

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It has been an exciting fall with many new developments with the Building a Culture of Peace in the GTA programme.  In October we initiated a new and exciting workshop called “Everyone can be a Peacebuilder” this workshop brought together a group of 30 InterChange members and members of the community to creatively explore peacebuilding […]

Everyone can be a Peacebuilder: October 29th, Toronto

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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

Murals for Peace

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 […]

Building a Culture of Peace in the GTA- Offering workshops in your community

I am delighted to introduce you to an exciting programme developed by InterChange called Building a Culture of Peace in the GTA. This is an education and training programme that offers Peace-building workshops to leaders and members of communities. These workshops will impart peace-building ideas, skills, and methods and foster a culture of peace.   […]

Peace at a Glance

A recent annual music festival organized by InterChange Uganda Local Center and the Peace Club

Every Sunday from 10:00pm to 11:00pm, peace lovers in Uganda tune in to 94.1 Bilal FM, to listen to Peace at a Glance, a radio program dedicated to peacebuilding. Founded by Mr. Issa Kirarira, an InterChange Board member, and hosted by Umar Weswala, a member of InterChange, Peace at a Glance has gone a long […]

InterChange GTA Symposium: Peacebuilding Show & Tell, November 21-22, 2009

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Download Symposium Proceedings InterChange GTA’s 2009 Peacebuilding Show and Tell Symposium was held in Toronto, Canada, from November 21-22, 2009. The Symposium set out to help local peacebuilders: share knowledge and skills by participating in workshops facilitated by InterChange members become better oriented with InterChange’s mission, philosophy and goals develop action plans and ways forward […]