Tag Archives: catalyst for peace

In Ebola response, let’s also think LONG TERM and LOCAL

030As the Ebola crisis has unfolded in Sierra Leone (and West Africa, and beyond), the pull to the urgent is strong.  And rightfully so – everyone wants to act swiftly and effectively to stop the spread of the disease, as … Continue reading

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Announcing new short film on Peace Mothers

040The women of Sierra Leone suffered uniquely during the 11-year civil war, yet they are now leading the way to peace in their country. Calling themselves “Peace Mothers” their courageous example is inspiring others around the world and illuminating a … Continue reading

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Teachers in Action

010On December 1st and 2nd I had the honor to attend and assist in facilitating the Fambul Tok Teachers’ Workshop held at the Pastoral Center in Kenema, in Sierra Leone. The workshop gathered together teachers from thirty schools that house Fambul Tok … Continue reading

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From “Ex-Combatants” to “Peace Parents”

052There are occasional moments in this work when people, activities, resources, and timing all align, and there’s a powerful experience that grabs you in the pit of your stomach, leaving you feeling – This is what it is all for.  … Continue reading

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Sneak preview of Wan Fambul/One Family benefit album

010Tomorrow is the big day!  The Wan Fambul/One Family Benefit Album will be released tomorrow, March 23rd.  Click to see a sneak preview of what’s in store: The video includes footage of Sierra Leonean pop icons Bajah + The Dry … Continue reading

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