BLOG: Anger On The Path To Peace

It is a strange truth that the actions of someone who I consider to be one of the most blatant warmongering individuals on the planet propelled me onto the path of peace. In February 2003  I went on the ‘Stop the War’ march in London’s Hyde Park where over a million people tried to convince… more

NEWS: New Website for The Forgiveness Project

We are pleased to announce that The Forgiveness Project is in the process of building a new website in collaboration with Raising IT. Our goal is to create a website that better supports people to understand forgiveness and one that is accessible to a wider audience. As part of this work we would love for… more

EVENT: Look At Us Now, Mother! – 5 Sept, London

WATCH AN AMAZING FILM AND SUPPORT THE FORGIVENESS PROJECT! The Forgiveness Project, in association with The Together Plan, are hosting a very special screening of Gayle Kirschenbaum’s award winning film Look at Us Now, Mother! This compelling film is about the transformation of a highly charged mother/ daughter relationship from hatred to love, as the… more

NEWS: Living Peace in Caux

Earlier this month The F Word exhibition was displayed at the international CAUX-Initiatives of Change Foundation in Switzerland as part of a conference called Living Peace held by Creators of Peace (CoP). It was so inspiring to see what the organisers had done to transform The F Word to fit into a magnificent space in… more

RESTORE NEWS: Martha’s Mile

At the end of July our award-winning prison programme RESTORE had an astonishing outcome. Earlier this year we delivered RESTORE to a group of women prisoners at HMP Peterborough. The storyteller on the programme was Anne-Marie Cockburn, whose 15-year-old daughter, Martha, died in 2013 after taking half a gram of pure crystallised MDMA (ecstasy). Two… more

NEWS: What place for forgiveness after genocide?

Our third Forgiveness Conversation of 2016, in collaboration with the Guerrand-Hermès Foundation for Peace, tackled the challenging question of whether it’s possible to forgive acts of genocide.  Two speakers with first-hand experience told how family members had been victims of the 1994 Rwandan genocide when up to 1 million people were slaughtered in 100 days; they… more

GUEST BLOG: RESTORE: Sowing the seeds of change

Angela Findlay is an artist, writer and public speaker with over three decades of experience working in the Criminal Justice System. She recently observed a 3-day RESTORE programme at Parc prison in Wales and has written this blog about her experience and what she witnessed. Former Arts Coordinator to the Koestler Trust, Angela has inspired… more

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