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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Nov 16 2016

EVANGELICAL LEADERS BRAINSTORM ON A CHRISTIAN RESPONSE TO ‘WAR ON DRUGS’

16 November 2016. It was a pleasure to be visited by friends and colleagues in the Gospel ministry: Renato Constantino (Saddleback Church Philippines), Nasali Cornelio Silava (CBAP Northern Mindanao), Norman Naromal (CBAP Southern Mindanao), and Mike Constantz (Saddleback Church, Lake Forest, CA).   It’s always fun to hangout with fellow progressive followers of Jesus who …

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Nov 11 2016

LISTENING AND LEARNING FROM THE YAKAN PEOPLE OF BASILAN

11 November 2016, Basilan Province.  I learned a lot listening from various community leaders and sectoral representatives about their perceptions and understanding of the conflicts in their respective communities. After sharing with them the ‘PIN-CAB Tools for Conflict Analysis’ for the past three consecutive afternoons, 10 groups were able to crystalize and communicate their understanding …

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Nov 01 2016

CFP IS RECOGNIZED AS QUALITY STANDARD LEADER IN PHILIPPINE COFFEE INDUSTRY

Last Saturday, 29 October 2016, Coffee For Peace, Inc. (CFP) was featured in a national television program called Reel Time, over GMA News TV. The coffee industry in the Philippines recognized CFP as a quality standard leader in the country.   It was an honor to share our passion at CFP to train coffee farmers in …

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Oct 30 2016

I’M GETTING TO KNOW MY BEING, MY ETHNIC IDENTITY, AND MY CALLING BETTER

The 4th Indigenous Leaders’ Summit held in General Santos City last October 27-30,2016 was in many ways a rediscovery of Indigenous Peoples’ identity and common calls and challenges. I felt the warmth and happiness of the tribes from North to South as we joined together, to participate in the meeting, sharing experiences and finding our …

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Oct 17 2016

PBCI PARTICIPATED IN A CSO STRATEGIC MEETING ON DUTERTE’S PEACE AND CHANGE AGENDA

15-16 October 2016. The past weekend was critical to the unified actions of various civil society organizations (CSOs) working together for justice and peace in the Philippines. 35 key CSO leaders across the country were convened in a stock taking and direction-setting exercise. This event was hosted by the Mindanao PeaceWeavers (MPW), in coordination with …

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Oct 07 2016

WATCHING DUTERTE ON TV: AFFECTIVE, COGNITIVE, AND VOLITIONAL MODES OF LISTENING

Last night, my 80-year old Ate Lucy, my 70-year old Ate Edna, and I (who will be 60 years old next month), were watching President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech on TV while he was visiting the Philippine National Police Regional Headquarters in Butuan City. Ate Lucy is a retired local government public servant. Ate Edna was …

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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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