Peacework started in 1989 with a belief in the power of collaboration to build a better world. We started small, bringing together volunteer engineers from the U.S. and the Soviet Union to Esteli, Nicaragua in the wake of the Cold War to rebuild communities alongside displaced families. In that first project, we learned that the best way to make positive social change is through diversity of sectors, cultures, and ideas and we have been doing it ever since.
Now more than ever, our shared global challenges require the innovation of diverse voices. For over 25 years, Peacework has expanded the impact of creative collaboration in 25+ countries alongside academic institutions, corporations, government agencies, civil society organizations, and community leaders to accelerate positive social change. Actualizing the capacity for this kind of change and scale means bringing together the right people and the right resources, at the right time:
Peacework is that convener.
Our success is rooted in cross-sector collaboration that not only inspires innovative solutions, but also provides transformative cross-cultural opportunities to inspire the change agent in everyone. We call this Engagement That Empowers, and our work is always: