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“Peace was the Answer”: Former Inmate Cites Importance of Peace Education in Rehabilitation

“Peace was the Answer”: Former Inmate Cites Importance of Peace Education in Rehabilitation

After spending 21 years in prison for murder, Sean Walker was released in 2014. Since then, he has been working to help others, and Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has cited his successful rehabilitation as a sign of what’s possible when inmates are offered the supportive programs they need to re-enter society and live productive lives. In this letter, Sean writes about how the Peace Education Program helped him get his life on track.

The “PEP Effect” in Colombia: Disarming the Heart

The “PEP Effect” in Colombia: Disarming the Heart

Marian Masoliver is a filmmaker who, along with Simon Edwards, is currently in Colombia to document the effect that the Peace Education Program (PEP) is having on ex-combatants, victims, and other groups impacted by the five-decade civil war that is ending there. In this blog, she reports on her experience traveling to the village of Santa Lucia to meet with members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the country’s largest rebel group.