Project COMMON BOND empowers youth aged 15-22 from around the world to build a better future – beginning with them.
Young people, who share the “common bond” of having experienced direct trauma or loss due to terrorism, mass violence, war or its aftermath, come together to heal and grow.
Since 2008, young people from 34 countries have come together to heal and engage in dialogue. Youth who participate in Project COMMON BOND have demonstrated there is no limit to what they can do. It is within you to transform the world, and Project COMMON BOND will provide you with the tools to be an agent of change on a local, or even global, stage.
Project COMMON BOND brings together people aged 15-22* from all over the world in a supportive environment to engage with one another in activities and conversations that empower them to be a generation of compassionate, global leaders. At Project COMMON BOND, you will:
- Participate in global leadership activities
- Learn about peacebuilding and conflict resolution
- Work through collaborative and therapeutic arts: music, drama, movement, and sports
All of these activities enhance interpersonal communication and conflict negotiation skills, as well as promoting dignity, empathy and respect.
When you complete the Project COMMON BOND summer symposium, you are invited to participate in other activities throughout the year. Tuesday’s Children provides ongoing support for you as a peacebuilder and agent of change by inviting you to reunions. You are also welcome to join us for the winter session of Project COMMON BOND, available to summer session participants who want to delve deeper into healing and bonding. These opportunities allow you to strengthen connections with the people you’ve met from around the world. You can also share how you’ve incorporated Project COMMON BOND’s values into your everyday life.
Take the first step to letting your past change your future. Register for the next Project COMMON BOND summer symposium or request additional information. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
* This program is best suited for participants 2+ years post-loss.
Project COMMON BOND is funded, in part, by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships, (opportunity number DHS-22-TTP-132-00-01).
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