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Barrio De Paz: Peace Town

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February 18, 2021

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Barrio De Paz: Peace Town

We are not our experiences. The harm we do and things we experience do not define us or who we are, they just inform who we are becoming.

– Aqeela Sherrills –

Barrio De Paz: Peace Town

“Everything in society tells us to distrust others. I think it’s the other way around. We need to profoundly trust in those around us, in their potential and in who they are,” the grandmotherly Nelsa Curbelo Cora says. In 1999, she walked into the violence infested city of Guayaquil, Ecuador to BE peace. Through her grassroots work, many of Guayaquil’s most dangerous gangs have disarmed, agreed to abandon violence–and now work together to rebuild their community! Watch this profile of Nelsa Curbelo Cora’s work. { read more }

Be The Change

Take an attitude of profound trust in your interactions with everyone you meet today.For more inspiration, join this Saturday’s Awakin Call with Aqeela Sherrills; “Transforming Trauma in Urban War Zones.” RSVP details and more info here. { more }

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