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July 2, 2015
Announcement/News, Participant Reflections, Uncategorized
Immigrants’ Journey Learning Lab
We are coming off a dynamic Learning Lab with faith leaders from around California. After two months of study and preparation, the Lab culminated with three days in the Borderlands learning from everyday peacemakers embedded in this complex reality in Tijuana and San Diego. Here are a couple participant reflections on how they were trained for the subversive work of everyday peacemaking through this experience.
I was sitting on a raggedy picnic table looking up at the fence between Mexico and California… read more
We walked across the border. The first thing I noticed as we cut through the lines of cars was a man weaving among them… read more
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Learning Lab
As the headlines continue to fill with news of conflict in the Middle East, there is no more important moment to move to the center of these conflicts to learn from the everyday peacemakers choosing the hard road of reconciliation in a region so desperately in need. In fact, through this TGIP experience, you may learn that the news is only telling you a fraction of the story. There is hope, we just have to have the eyes to see and ears to hear. Read this reflection from TGIP alum, Kurt Willems.
I was fortunate to spend ten days in the region this past winter with The Global Immersion Project… read more