Feb 6 Event: Our Comings & Our Goings – a Sharing by Rosabel Fast

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Join us on Saturday February 6, 2016 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm At the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 252 Bloor St West, Toronto, 7th Floor Peace Lounge For Rosabel, writing and telling of these stories forms part of her understanding that all of us can, and must, be peacebuilders in our day […]

Invitation to Share Stories and Metaphors of InterChange Meetings and Community-Based Peacebuilding

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InterChange invites you to our December 5th Meeting: Saturday, December 5th 2015, 10 am – 2pm (UTC/GMT – 5) Peace Lounge, 7th Floor South, OISE 252 Bloor St. W, Toronto  (St. George subway station) This will be an extended session, from 10am until 2pm, including pot-luck lunch and additional free light refreshments. Many thanks for supporting […]

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 […]

A Web of Connections Across the Ocean

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Haney Mussa, a Somali-Canadian living in Toronto and a former student of mine, spoke in class one day, describing the importance of storytelling in the traditional culture of her homeland. Haney’s grandmother, a revered storyteller in the community, used a simple but effective way of revealing the connections between people. Everyone would gather around the […]

2010 President’s Report

Mural created at the GTA Peacebuilding Show and Tell Symposium

The past year was focused on strengthening, deepening and consolidating InterChange. We recently completed the process of incorporating our organization, and after a long process of consultation and dialogue, we’ve adopted a new logo that our members around the world are excited about. We also developed new policies as needed, with one such example being […]

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 […]