Laughter helps heal traumatized survivors of Cameroon’s simmering conflict.
Young Bosnians use art, activism to address past, try to change the country’s future
The Most Mira program in Prijedor, Bosnia-Herzegovina, brings high school students from different ethnic backgrounds together to grapple with and address societal issues that have plagued the state since Yugoslavia’s collapse in the 90s.
In Harlem, An Effort to End Gun Violence Keeps Hope Alive
All throughout the New York City, across the country and around the world, community organizers are building personal relationships and holding interventions to keep their neighborhoods safe. They are part of a public health initiative called Cure Violence that is changing the way governments and community organizations are dealing with gun violence.
Guatemala: The Quest for Justice
By Barbara Borst — Guatemala is one of the world’s most violent countries. Over the past half century, it has endured a 36-year civil war, a genocide and a huge, ongoing wave […]
Guatemala: Fighting for the Future
By Barbara Borst — Justice in Guatemala faces a new challenge as a dynamic attorney general is told to step down in May. Claudia Paz y Paz sits at the center of […]
Guatemala: Digging Up the Past
By Barbara Borst — Fredy Peccerelli considers himself lucky. His family was able to leave Guatemala during its long internal conflict. He grew up mostly in New York City, planning to become […]
Guatemala: Calling on the International Community
By Barbara Borst — Guatemalans paid a terrible price for decades of conflict: 200,000 people dead or forcibly disappeared, the vast majority of them Maya civilians killed by members and allies of […]