Global Peacemaking

In order for peacemaking in any sphere to work, there needs to be adherence to established human rights and dignity for all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, socio-economic status, or country of birth. In our Global Peacemaking work at Intersections International, we convene diverse groups of faith and reconciliation, breaking through barriers, dispelling stereotypes and false narratives, cultivating mutual understanding and empathy, embracing cooperation and employing diplomacy in ways that bring marked change.

Fri, 11 Sep 2020
blogRemembering 9/11

Nineteen years ago, so many of us remember exactly where we were and what we were doing that September morning when one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in history occurred on American soil. Four coordinated hi-jackings: two planes, AA flight 11 and UA flight 175, slammed into the Twin Towers of New York City’s World Trade... more...

Tue, 11 Aug 2020
blogLove God, Love Self, Love Others

The Pilgrim Center for Reconciliation recently hosted a panel discussion with social justice advocates and faith leaders in Minneapolis, MN on the topic of reconciliation. The conversation centered around race, community policing and ideas on how to engage across lines of difference. A common denominator amongst all the... more...

Wed, 1 Jul 2020
blogThe Role of the UN in Combatting Racism in the...

The Civil Rights Movement ushered in an era of monumental activism in the fight against centuries of grotesque injustice and violence against the Black community in the United States. In 1951, a group of Black activists from the Civil Rights Congress wrote a petition to the United Nations titled “We Charge Genocide: The... more...

Wed, 20 May 2020
blogAscension Day:
A Testimony of Jesus’ Trust

We don’t often think about Ascension Day as one of the important Christian holidays; however, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Just as  Christmas and Easter remind us of the incarnation of Jesus Christ and the resurrection of Emmanuel, Ascension Day solidifies the fact that God is with us. Through the... more...