Latest Stories

Peace Rising

by Search for Common Ground

on October 12, 2017

With the help of our local staff’s training and mentorship, the young people featured in these testimonies became influential peacebuilders.


The Facing Difference Challenge

by Search for Common Ground

on September 27, 2017

We’re joining forces with Students Rebuild, CARE, and the Global Nomads Group for this year’s Facing Difference Challenge!

Heal Political Divides

by Search for Common Ground

on September 21, 2017

The President’s approval rating was 34%. National representatives were even lower at 28%. Protests threatened violence. So much had been promised, so little fulfilled…

How Moroccan activists are countering online recruitment into violent extremism

by Search for Common Ground

on September 19, 2017

Our local team’s Facebook campaigns are spreading nonviolent narratives among Moroccan youth.

From hostility to hope in Tanzania’s gold mines

by Richard Omanya and Natalie Rowthorn

on September 6, 2017

Human rights abuses and violence have impacted livelihoods in communities around Tanzania’s mining sites. A Police Inspector is helping turn the tide.

Holy Sites: Safeguarding Places of Worship in Northern Nigeria

by Search - Nigeria

on September 4, 2017

In Nigeria, we support key religious leaders who ensure the protection of holy sites as places for peace and reconciliation, rather than targets of acts of violence.

Four tips from peacebuilders on working with young people to transform violent extremism

by Rachel Walsh Taza

on August 22, 2017

If violent extremist groups recognize the power and potential of young people, why don’t those combatting them?