15 episodes

Teaching Peace is an online series where cohosts, Addie Banks and Jason Storbakken, engage in conversation with educators, scholars and theologians, community organizers, religious leaders, and practitioners to explore various pedagogies of peacebuilding.

Teaching Peace is produced by Brooklyn Peace Center. To learn more, visit www.brooklynpeace.center

Teaching Peace Brooklyn Peace Center

    • Religion & Spirituality
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Teaching Peace is an online series where cohosts, Addie Banks and Jason Storbakken, engage in conversation with educators, scholars and theologians, community organizers, religious leaders, and practitioners to explore various pedagogies of peacebuilding.

Teaching Peace is produced by Brooklyn Peace Center. To learn more, visit www.brooklynpeace.center

    Rita Nakashima Brock

    Rita Nakashima Brock

    Rita Nakashima Brock is Senior Vice President and Director of the Shay Moral Injury Center at Volunteers of America. She leads the organization’s efforts to deepen understanding about moral injury in the many populations who experience it.

    A noted theologian, Dr. Brock was the Founding Director of the Soul Repair Center at Brite Divinity School where she also was a Research Professor of Theology and Culture. Among other books, she is co-author of  Soul Repair: Recovering from Moral Injury after War, and Proverbs of Ashes: Violence, Redemptive Suffering and the Search for What Saves Us. She is a leading national expert on moral injury in combat veterans and has offered trainings for VA mental health providers, for professional chaplains, and for veterans and their families.



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    • 52 min
    A special youth edition

    A special youth edition

    Chloe and Elgin Storbakken, guest cohosts, are in conversation with Madison  Banks and Peony Walcott. Madison and Peony are MCC Summer Service Program Leaders at Groundswell and Radical Living, respectively.

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    • 27 min
    Iris de León-Hartshorn

    Iris de León-Hartshorn

    Iris de León-Hartshorn has served Mennonite Central Committee (1996-2007) and Mennonite Church USA (2007-present) in various leadership roles. Previously the denomination’s director of transformative peacemaking, the Portland, Oregon, resident is now its associate executive director for operations, a new position that encapsulates the roles of chief of staff and key advisor to the executive director. She has been a strong advocate for racial and gender justice in the church and its related institutions.

    • 40 min
    Alexandra Meneses

    Alexandra Meneses

    In this episode of Teaching Peace, Addie and Jason are in conversation with Alexandra Meneses, cofounder of Quite Peace Center, coordinator for Project for Refugee People, and former pastor at Quito Mennonite Church. Also joining us is Peter Wigginton, Ecuador partnership coordinator for Mission Network, who provided interpretation.

    • 53 min
    Gordon McDade

    Gordon McDade

    Addie and guest cohost Greg Vanderbilt are in conversation with Gordon McDade. Gordon is a peacebuilder in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Along with Karen Sethuraman, Gordon facilitates a peace & reconciliation hub called Soulspace (and the Down Community).

    • 51 min
    Oscar Nceba Siwali

    Oscar Nceba Siwali

    Jason and Addie are in conversation with Oscar Nceba Siwali, founder and executive director of a South African peace center called Southern African Development and Reconstruction Agency (SADRA). https://sadra.co.za/

    • 1 hr

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