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

NEWS: Report on recent Forgiveness Conversations

In March we held two Forgiveness Conversations, one in London and the other in Bristol.  The London event took place at St Ethelburga’s Center for Reconciliation and Peace and featured a screening of the timely and important documentary JIHAD:The story of the others.  This was followed by a panel discussion chaired by counter extremism expert… more

EVENT: JOIN US IN NEW YORK! – Can forgiveness heal this vengeful age? – April 26th, 2016

Our first-ever Forgiveness Conversation in America, marks the US paperback publication of The Forgiveness Project: Stories for a Vengeful Age – a book of personal narratives and insights by The Forgiveness Project’s founder, Marina Cantacuzino. Marina will be joined by four storytellers – Fr Michael Lapsley, Scarlett Lewis, Mathew Shurka and Phyllis Rodriguez – who will be discussing… more

EVENT: Jihad: A story of the others – Screening and Q&A – 14 March 2016 – SOLD OUT

We are delighted to present a screening of Jihad: A story of the others by Emmy Award winning director, Deeyah Khan. The 50 minute film will be followed by a very special Q&A with Deeyah and three of those featured in the film, Munir Zamir, Manwar Ali (Abu Muntasir), Chief Executive of JIMAS and Yasmin Mulbocus. All three are now tireless advocates of non-violent… more

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