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PEACEMAKERS: Palestinians & Jews Together at Camp

This 83-minute film shows how a Palestinian-Jewish Dialogue and an 85-year-old camp bought together in the California mountains 140 Muslims, Jews and Christians of all ages, including some from Israel and Palestine. They discover one another and their ability to communicate and cooperate in new ways. Back down the mountain, they hold a public event in San Francisco to tell the community about their struggles and breakthroughs. Len and Libby Traubman are distributing DVDs of their films 'Dialogue at Washington High' and 'PEACEMAKERS: Palestinians & Jews Together at Camp' at no charge to whoever will use them. (continue)

Encounter Point

Encounter Point is an 85-minute feature documentary film that follows a former Israeli settler, a Palestinian ex-prisoner, a bereaved Israeli mother and a wounded Palestinian bereaved brother who risk their lives and public standing to promote a nonviolent end to the conflict. Their journeys lead them to the unlikeliest places to confront hatred within their communities. The film explores what drives them and thousands of other like-minded civilians to overcome anger and grief to work for grassroots solutions. It is a film about the everyday leaders in our midst. (continue)

Dialogue and the Art of Thinking Together

Isaacs is a colleague of organizational learning guru Peter Senge (who wrote the introduction) and one of the founders of MIT's Organizational Learning Center. He also directed MIT's Dialogue Project, on which this book is based. Isaacs argues that organizational learning cannot take place without successful dialogue. (continue)

Regis University – The Institute on the Common Good

Regis University's Institute on the Common Good sponsors public and private forums for the discussion of significant social issues. Its intent is to promote the long-term good of the greater community of Denver and the Rocky Mountain West through the discovery of common ground for addressing these issues. (continue)

Conflict Trends Magazine

In October 1998, ACCORD launched the long-awaited Conflict Trends magazine. As its name suggests the publication focuses on reporting on and analysing trends in current and emerging conflicts on the continent of Africa. Dozens of issues have been produced, some of them in partnership with UN agencies, all of them on an extremely limited budget, and by ACCORD staff with a range of other demands competing for limited time. (continue)

Restorative Practices eForum

The Restorative Practices eForum is a free electronic information service provided by the International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP), an educational nonprofit organization. Subscribers receive occasional emails containing brief summaries of significant articles, research reports or information about upcoming restorative practices events--with internet links if you want more detail. (continue)

Conflict Resolution Academy, LLC

Conflict Resolution Academy, LLC (CRA) is comprised of a highly qualified team of trainers serving as a resource in the areas of Conflict Management Training, Mediation Skills Training, Management Training, Leadership Training, Team Building, Work-Life Balance, Personal Development, and Human Resource Training. (continue)

Indigenous Community Participation in the Sentencing of Criminal Offenders: Circle Sentencing

Since the release of a discussion paper regarding circle sentencing by the NSW Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committee (AJAC), serious consideration is to be given to this practice, successfully started in Canada in 1992. "The objective of circle sentencing is to allow direct community involvement in the sentencing process, with a view to arriving at an appropriate sentence which reflects, where achieved, the consensus view of the circle." (continue)

Center for Restorative Practice

The purpose of the Center for Restorative Practice is to develop, implement and study collaborative and restorative processes for use by families, communities and organizations in the service of social justice. (continue)

Refusing to be Enemies: the Zeitouna Story

This 58-minute documentary by Ann Arbor filmmaker Laurie White, shares the experiences of Zeitouna ("olive tree" in Arabic) - a women's dialogue group in Ann Arbor, Michigan that was formed in 2002. Six of the Zeitouna women are of Arab descent and six are of Jewish descent. Some are native born and some are immigrants. What they all have in common is their humanity and their desire to bridge the gulf that has developed between their two communities. They chose the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as the focus of the group and use the dialogue process as a means of personal transformation leading to socio-political transformation. (continue)

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