The PBCI Information & Communications Team is a group of volunteer writers and web designers at PeaceBuilders Community Incorporated (PBCI) who are working from different parts of the globe. Their task is to document all the activities initiated by the various communities and groups belonging to PAR Philippines — a national peace and reconciliation movement doing inclusive development initiatives, social entrepreneurial training, multiplication of effective peacebuilding workers, conflict transformation consulting, and restorative justice processes.

PBCI is a community of missionaries who are dreaming and working together for a just, radical, and active non-violent transformation of our beautiful land.

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Dec 24 2016

PBCI-CFP FAMILY CELEBRATES SIMPLE AND HILARIOUS CHRISTMAS 2016

23 December 2016. The staff of PeaceBuilders Community, the CoffeeForPeace Shop, and the CoffeeForPeace Bistro celebrated Christmas 2016 together. The planning committee designed it to be the simpliest Christmas party since the founding of PBCI ten years ago. Unlike the previous years, there is no budget appropriation for this year’s Christmas event. All our Christmas party …

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Dec 12 2016

CLAY AND JUNE ROJO LEAD PAR MOVEMENT IN EASTERN MINDANAO

Clay and June Rojo serve as PAR Partnership Designers and Inclusive Development Mentors with PBCI. PAR is Peace and Reconciliation. This is the heart of our ministries at PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) and Coffee For Peace (CFP).   As PAR Partnership Designers, they creatively dream and work together for a just, radical, and active non-violent transformation of our beautiful …

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Dec 05 2016

BAGOBO-TAGABAWA TRIBAL COUNCIL SETS ON PAR LEADERSHIP JOURNEY

03 November 2016, Barangay Managa, Municipality of Bansalan, Province of Davao del Sur — The Barangay Tribal Council here invited PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) to facilitate a one day seminar and workshop on Conflict Transformation framed on Peace and Reconciliation principles and practice.   It was a year ago when PBCI was first invited by …

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Nov 26 2016

PAR COMMUNITY IN CAPIZ PROVINCE IS BORN

23-26 November 2016, Roxas City – The Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Community in the Province of Capiz is born! Fifty-six (56) community leaders – pastors, college counsellors, school teachers, entrepreneurs, civil society representatives, and various non-government organization personnel – participated in this three-day training and workshop dubbed as Peace Theology and Disaster Response.   PeaceBuilders …

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Sep 27 2016

PBCI JOINS ALL-OUT-PEACE NETWORK IN ITS CEASEFIRE MECHANISM PROPOSAL

Tuesday, 27 September 2016. The All-Out-Peace network representatives had a meeting with Sec. Hernani Agsalud Braganza — panel member of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) supervising the Reciprocal Working Committee on Ceasefire). USec. Braganza was accompanied by Atty. Antonio Arellano (GRP panel member), Lt.Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero (Commanding Officer of the …

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Aug 15 2016

WESTERN MINDANAO PAR LEADERS COMPLETE THIRD LEVEL TRAINING

07-13 August 2016 — Zamboanga City. A group of 16 Peace and Reconciliation leaders from Tawi-Tawi, Sulu, Basilan, and Zamboanga gathered for a week-long intensive training on Peace and Reconciliation Principles and Practice.   This is the third of a three-part course that is composed of the following areas of study:   Introduction to Social …

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Aug 07 2016

DULANGAN MANOBO AND PBCI PARTICIPATE IN MINDANAO ENVIRONMENTAL SUMMIT

04-05 August 2016, Davao City. The Dulangan Manobo Tribe participated in a two-day Mindanao Environment Summit that culminated in a strategic planning between the civil society organizations (CSO) and a number of key government agencies. The Dulangan Manobos took this opportunity to express before Secretary Gina Lopez of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), and …

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Aug 02 2016

SEEKING TO BE FAITHFUL TO OUR PEACE THEOLOGY IN THE MIDST OF EXTRA-JUDICIAL KILLINGS

Last Saturday, 30 July 2016, the Board of Trustees of the PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) had their regular meeting.   Among a number of actions they made, our leaders reaffirmed their commitment to active nonviolence based on our Peace Theology. Our community seeks to be consistent with the values expressed in a New Testament passage known …

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Jul 30 2016

WE’RE READY TO OPEN ‘COFFEE FOR PEACE BISTRO’ IN DAVAO CITY’S PRIME AREA

We share the excitement of our partner organization, Coffee For Peace, as they prepare to open their second shop called CoffeeForPeace Bistro. It’s located at One Oasis Davao, a community that, according to our market study, would sustain our social business and would help in strengthening our advocacy among young professionals in Davao City. We’re …

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Jun 20 2016

PBCI PARTICIPATES AT THE GLOBAL MENNONITE PEACEBUILDING CONFERENCE

Lakan Sumulong represented PeaceBuilders Community at the Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference and Festival held last 09-12 June 2016 at the Conrad Grebel College, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. During the Plenary Session on Friday morning, he shared stories and lessons learned from our Peace and Reconciliation field work in the Philippines. On Saturday morning, Lakan …

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