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105, 2017

Why Advance Peace and the Peacemaker Fellowship?

May 1st, 2017|Challenges|

“To the extent that human needs are not satisfied, human dysfunction will occur, and, in order to remedy the human dysfunction, activity must developed and structured so as to be responsive to the unmet needs” —unknown Advance Peace is a very practical approach to disrupting gun violence in American urban neighborhoods. Advance Peace effectively equips those at the center of

1104, 2017

Staying Clean in a Mud Puddle

April 11th, 2017|Challenges, Success Stories|

“Those closest to the problem are closest to the solution, but furthest from resources and power.” —Glenn E. Martin, JustLeadershipUSA Our Peacemaker Fellowship in Richmond California has contributed to a 71% reduction in firearm assaults causing injury or death in 2016, the lowest since the Fellowship was launched in June 2010. After the conclusion of our fourth 18-month Fellowship cohort

404, 2017

I Believe in the So-Called Impossible

April 4th, 2017|Inspiration|

“Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him and to let him know that you trust him.” —Booker T. Washington I truly believe that we can end gun violence in American urban communities as we know it. This belief is a by-product of my nearly nine (9) years in Richmond California as its Neighborhood Safety