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Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018

Convening our Greatest Assets for Climate Resiliency

In October 2018, Nagulan Nesiah and Vanessa Pizer led a week-long workshop in Sri Lanka on Climate Resilience. In this blog, they write about those who participated and the incredible work accomplished there, demonstrating how great things are made possible when we work together for lasting change!

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Monday, Apr 23, 2018

Expandiendo Una Cultura Resiliente En Nicaragua

Expandiendo una cultura resiliente cuenta la historia de los agricultores en Nicaragua, que han aprendido nuevas formas de ayudar a aliviar el hambre y acabar con la pobreza en sus comunidades para las generaciones venideras.

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Thursday, Apr 19, 2018

Expanding a Culture of Resilience

Expanding a Culture of Resilience tells the story of rural farmers in Nicaragua who have learned new ways to help alleviate hunger and end poverty within their communities for generations to come.

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Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

Pain that is Not Transformed is Transferred

Program Officer Vanessa Pizer shares how Episcopal Relief & Development and its partners are engaging with trauma awareness and resilience.

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Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017

Self-Care: Inspiration From T.S. Eliot

An important part of self-care is taking a break from the work that you do and the buzzing world that surrounds. Literature is great for giving your mind rest. It has the power to change the way we see ourselves, understand others and interact with the world around us. In this blog, Vanessa reflects on  T.S. Eliot’s “Ash Wednesday” poem.

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Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017

A Community Effort: Ending Gender-Based Violence

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, local civil service organizations have been addressing gender-based violence in the wake of decades of civil war. Amidst this complex reality, the local Church is at the forefront of efforts to help heal and prevent further violence. 

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