This Month at OB Peacebuilding – Sept. 2013

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Missed any of our blog posts? Here’s what’s been posted on our blog recently.

“I might be a rock sometimes, but I am not an island – certainly not anymore.”
from Of Waterfalls and Lightning Bugs: Reflections on the 2013 Practicum for Experiential Peacebuilding

“Though the concept of top-level negotiators hiking in the wilderness together may seem farfetched, both the history of the Palestinian and Israeli negotiations and scientific research suggest that access to natural settings can contribute to peacemaking.”
from Kerry Should Tell Abbas and Netanyahu to Take a Hike (for Peace)

Announcements

  • Call for Applications: Call for Applications: 2014 Practicum on Experiential Peacebuilding: We are accepting applicants for our 2014 Practicum on Experiential Peacebuilding from Jan. 3-12, 2014 in Costa Rica. Please see our website for more details and to apply!
  • 2013 Challenge Match: Raise Your Hand for Outward Bound Peacebuilding: In October, we will launch our annual $20K challenge match asking you raise your hand to support peacebuilding leadership globally.
  • Fall 2013 Interns: A warm welcome to our three new fall interns, Haley, Katie, and Michael! And a huge appreciation to Lili and Whitney, our continuing interns!
  • New Phone Number: We are transitioning to a new number and testing out Google Voice. Please update your contact information for OB Peacebuilding: (347) 746-0461.

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