Entries by Greg Grisham

A New Cooperative International Network: Working to transform conflicts and build a more peaceful, just and sustainable world

This morning, in a hail of clapping, the Peacemakers at Tanenbaum’s Working Retreat created a Network to facilitate their work across borders. The new Peacemakers in Action Network will contribute toward the transformation of conflicts and the reconciliation of people in building a more peaceful, just and sustainable world. Specifically, the Peacemakers Network is committed […]

Learning New Skills: The Art of Storytelling in Conflict Resolution

How do we change stories in which we are perpetual victims? This was one of the questions posed by Tanenbaum Peacemaker Yehezkel Landau in a workshop he led today about storytelling in conflict resolution.  Stories play a variety of roles in conflict and can also help define and explain the personal work of individual peacemakers. One example: […]

Peacemakers Survive First Full Day of Training!

Tanenbaum’s 15 Peacemakers in Action threw off their jetlag to participate in a full day of trainings from morning to night. They attended sessions about the Peacemakers Delegation to Nigeria, trainings on social media, a presentation about building networks, and a final group workshop to brainstorm the purposes of a potential Peacemakers in Action Network. […]

Tanenbaum’s New University Partners Interviewing and Studying Peacemakers

With the continued support of the Henry Luce Foundation, Tanenbaum is developing new, cutting-edge case studies of relatively unknown, religiously motivated Peacemakers around the globe.   Last year, we forged strategic university partnerships to bring new voices and perspectives to our studies and to the field of religious peacebuilding. Our current partners include professors and students at the Kroc Institute […]