Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development

Building Human Security


The Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development addresses some of the most challenging human security concerns worldwide, including here in Boston. We pay special attention to the problem of scaling up peacebuilding, nonviolence, democracy, and development organizations and movements, to help them deepen and expand their impacts, especially in the areas of identity and inter-religious conflicts, restorative justice, democratic deepening, and health policy.

By Talking, Inmates and Victims Make Things 'More Right'

A NYT article about our restorative justice project in Norfolk Prison Read More 

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