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New research: Conflict sensitivity for interfaith action

Michelle Garred, PhD, and Johonna McCants-Turner, PhD, recently teamed up to produce two exciting new resources: Far Beyond a Tool: Do No Harm as Spiritual (Trans)Formation for Interfaith Cooperation and Action. This article appears the journal Development in Practice (Aug. 2022). The first 50 downloads are free! ‘Do No Harm’ Brief for Faith Leaders in Community Action. This is a quick-and-dirty summary for busy practitioners. JohonnaContinue reading “New research: Conflict sensitivity for interfaith action”

What is faith-sensitive evaluation?

Fresh from this year’s PeaceCon@10 event, session video is now available for: Faith-Sensitive Design, Monitoring & Evaluation: How Does it Work in Practice? A growing interaction between faith-inspired and secular peace practitioners has led to a new concept: ‘faith-sensitive design, monitoring and evaluation’ (DME). The core proposition of faith sensitivity is that mainstream DME approaches are not necessarily relevant, useful or respectful to faith-inspired actors,Continue reading “What is faith-sensitive evaluation?”

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Social justice in peace program evaluation

Michelle Garred has been reflecting over the past year on the race, ethnicity and power dynamics involved in the trend of American global peacebuilders like herself returning home and re-focusing their attention on the USA. She suggests that global peacebuilders have some useful skills to contribute in this context – but only if they recognize their disproportionately white identities, shed some unwanted baggage, and honorContinue reading “Social justice in peace program evaluation”

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