The Promotion of Health and Peace

“All diseases have two causes; one is pathological, the other is political” Rudolf Virchow This oft-quoted line by the German physician-anthropologist, who led the creation of social medicine in the 19th century, has motivated and beguiled me for years. After an undergraduate degree in International Development and Nutrition, I have spent 3 years living on […]

Building a Culture of Peace at Centennial College

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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 […]

InterChange Newsletter – Everyone Can Be a Peacebuilder (November 2011)

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Welcome to the newest edition of InterChange’s newsletter!  Our theme this time is: Everyone Can Be a Peacebuilder. The articles in this edition emphasize that everyone has unique capacities; that problems can be opportunities; that we can help people see their work as peacebuilding and help them join the cause of peace; and that 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

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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 […]

President’s Report to the Annual General Meeting, June 11, 2011

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(Please read below or download the PDF version by clicking here.) The past year has been an expansive and exciting one for InterChange.  Many areas of the world where we have InterChange members faced major political changes, both positive and negative, thus creating challenges and opportunities for the work of community-based peacebuilding. In this context, […]

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.   […]

Building a Culture of Peace in the GTA – Call for Workshop Facilitators

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I am delighted to let you know about an exciting programme InterChange is developing called Building a Culture of Peace in the GTA. This is an education and training programme that connects facilitators able to offer peace-building workshops with leaders and members of communities who want to foster a culture of peace. The programme will […]