Launched as a Project for Peace in 2017, the Rerooted Archive celebrates five years of documenting stories from Armenians displaced by conflict. Read on for the story of how an idea grew into a sustained, global, initiative.
Whitman College’s Joy Nampaso and Stacy Mwangi are both completing Projects for Peace in Kenya this summer. Read more about them and their work!
by Kate Whitman
Trinity College alumnus Stanislav Knezevic ’21 was awarded a Yenching Scholarship to pursue an interdisciplinary master’s degree in China Studies, with a concentration in politics and international relations.
Bowdoin College student Ruby Ahaiwe planned “Gbasaa Ozi!” as a way to promote community health and connection in her hometown. Read this profile for more on her and her project!
Bates College student Grace Sandia Taban designed her Project for Peace, “Gua Le Mara (Power to the Women),” in hopes of galvanizing economic opportunities for women in her home of South Sudan as a way to counteract gender-based violence.
University of Richmond student Lina Tori Jan created her podcast series “Chai wa Dastan” (“Tea and a Tale”) to preserve and celebrate the stories of Afghan refugees like her and her sister. Read all about her project here!
College of Idaho student Diane Toussaint Mbahoze designed her Project for Peace to confront insufficient sex education and access to sexual health services in her home country of Rwanda. Read more about her work here!
by Anna Brown
St. Olaf College celebrates three recent graduates who all completed Projects for Peace during 2020 or 2021.
Shabana Basij-Rasikh, who completed a Project for Peace in 2008, was awarded a Middlebury College Young Alumni Achievement Award at the 2021 Middlebury College Reunion.
Lina Tori Jan appeared on TODAY with her sister to discuss her Project for Peace, “Chai was Dastan,” a podcast series focused on Afghan refugees.