Barbara has served URI since 1997 managing the start-up areas of Operations and Financial Management, Human Resources and Communications/PR. She is now the Director of Peacebuilding Initiatives and is focused on launching the Traveling Peace Academy to deliver trainings throughout the URI network. Program highlights have been producing the "URI Interfaith Peacebuilding Guide," a confluence of the principles of URI with conflict transformation and appreciative methodologies co-authored with Mohammed Abu-Nimer, Cynthia Sampson, etc., and creating a two-year URI Pilot Program in Moral Imagination, taught by John Paul Lederach, for URI community activist peacebuilders from Uganda, Ethiopia, India, the Philippines.
February 22, 2011 3:04 PM
Our advisor Bob Barrett has described how “the ten roles (outlined in this book) might be useful for us to think about as we envision what roles URI might play, and how the Conflict Resolution/Peacebuilding Satellite might describe such functions, for the future.”Read more...
July 14, 2010 2:44 PM
February 11, 2010 11:41 AM
In honor of the upcoming tenth anniversary of signing the Charter of URI, I take the opportunity to pause and reflect on this statement in our Charter: "We respect the uniqueness of each tradition and... Read more...
January 10, 2009 1:43 AM