Thursday, 27 January, 2011
Yoko Hisano

Yoko Hisano, originally from Japan, now works in the field of interational education in the USA. She writes about what she learned through the Life Matters course and how it has affected the way she lives now.

Thursday, 14 October, 2010
Some of the participants and faculty

A Life-Matters weekend workshop, based on the full nine-day Life Matters course, took place in Sydney, 17-19 September for a diverse group of young adults at the Granville Community Centre.

Monday, 16 August, 2010

The sixth Basketball and Life-skills camp took place on Victoria's Philip Island, 9-11 July, bringing together 42 from 10 different communities, ranging in age from 14-27 years.

Thursday, 17 June, 2010

The idea to have a “Life Matters 2” follow-up training weekend came originally from James McIvor, Youth Justice Manager for the Gippsland region, and in recent years a keynote speaker at Life Matters courses. Rob Wood reports...

Thursday, 10 June, 2010
Gandhi meets the Japanese press (Photo: Nexco)

Mike Brown from Adelaide joined Rajmohan Gandhi and his wife Usha for a week hosted by IofC Japan, as part of the IofC International President's 14-nation “Voyage of Dialogue and Discovery”. Mike writes:

Thursday, 17 June, 2010

Over the last few weeks Creators of Peace Circles have been formed all over Australia...

Thursday, 17 June, 2010

For the last seven years, interfaith dialogues between Muslims and Christians have been held in different parts of Sydney, sponsored jointly by the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta, the Islamic Friendship Association of Australia (IFAA), and Initiatives of Change (IofC)...

Monday, 15 March, 2010
Open Space at Tools for Change-KL (Photo: Michell Gavin)

The second annual Tools for Change KL took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 2010, organised by PICCSO (Performance Improvement Centre for Civil Society Organisations), a programme branch of IofC Malaysia. The 80 attending came from NGOs and IofC teams in Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam and Indonesia, and individuals from countries as far apart as China, America and Australia.

Friday, 12 March, 2010
Professor Rajmohan Gandhi giving public lecture, UIN (State Islamic University) Jakarta, March 10, 2010

The Gandhi ‘Voyage of Dialogue and Discovery’, began in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Wednesday, 10 March, 2010
Bek Brown and Therese Minitong-Kemelfield met through Creators of Peace Circles

The local press in South Australia recently picked up the community building potential of the Creators of Peace Circles. The following article from the Messenger Press, was sent in by Jean and Bek Brown who, with other friends, are currently running a number of introductory gatherings around their city of Adelaide.